There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Thornhill by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Lockerbie
  2. Take the bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) 81 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Thornhill, Cross (West Morton Street) 246 / ...

$43 - $54

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) to Thornhill, Drumlanrig St (Post Office) 102 / ...

$21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Thornhill 63.8 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) and arriving at Thornhill, Drumlanrig St (Post Office). Services depart once daily, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Thornhill is 54 miles. The road distance is 63.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Thornhill without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Edinburgh to Thornhill, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Thornhill bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) station.

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Edinburgh to Thornhill bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Thornhill, Drumlanrig St (Post Office) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Thornhill is 64 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Edinburgh to Thornhill.

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There are 126+ hotels available in Thornhill. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Thornhill.
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  • Distance: 54.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland?

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Edinburgh to Thornhill once daily. Tickets cost $21 and the journey takes 2 h 28 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Thornhill, Cross (West Morton Street)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) to Thornhill, Drumlanrig St (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Thornhill, Cross (West Morton Street)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk

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