There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Whitburn by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 21 bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Bathgate
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue (Mid Street) to Whitburn, Cross (Whitburn Cross) 21A / ...

$9 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Whitburn, Union Drive (Poundsaver) X22 / ...

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Whitburn 22.9 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Whitburn 22.9 miles

$4 - $8

Uber  •  28 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Whitburn 22.9 miles

$40 - $60

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Whitburn, Scotland?

First operates a bus from Edinburgh to Whitburn hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Bathgate
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue (Mid Street) to Whitburn, Cross (Whitburn Cross)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Whitburn, Union Drive (Poundsaver)
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Whitburn
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$40 - $60
uberX
$40 - $60
uberXL
$65 - $90
UberEXEC
$65 - $95
Taxi from Edinburgh to Whitburn
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh to Whitburn?

The distance between Edinburgh and Whitburn is 32 km. The road distance is 37 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Whitburn?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Whitburn is to bus which costs £3 - £4 and takes 1 h 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Whitburn?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Whitburn is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs £55 - £70.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Whitburn?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) and arriving at Whitburn, Union Drive (Poundsaver). Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to Whitburn?

It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Edinburgh to Whitburn, including transfers.