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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 12 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 / ...

$37 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 25 min

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

$10 - $12

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Thornhill 63.8 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Thornhill is to bus which costs £7 - £9 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Thornhill is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 24 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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It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Edinburgh to Thornhill, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) and arriving at Thornhill, Drumlanrig St (Cairnkinna Crescent). Services depart every four hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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

Stagecoach West operates a bus from Edinburgh to Thornhill every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 25 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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
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
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Thornhill, Cross (West Morton Street)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) to Thornhill, Drumlanrig St (Cairnkinna Crescent)
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
McCalls Coaches
Phone
07525 834423
Email
enquiries@mccallscoaches.com
Website
mccallscoaches.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
mccallscoaches.com

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