There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Wigtown by train, bus or car

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 TransPennine Express, bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Lockerbie
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Scotland to Newton Stewart, Scotland National Express

$45 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus via Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances)  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances) 102 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Scotland to Newton Stewart, Scotland National Express

$23 - $29

4 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle to Newton Stewart, Scotland National Express

$55 - $115

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Stranraer, Port Rodie 923
  2. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station) to Wigtown, North Main St (South Main Street) 416

$37 - $49

Bus via Twynholm, Village (Post Office)  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (opp 53-60 opp M&S) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances) 102 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Twynholm, Village (Post Office) 500 / ...

$25 - $29

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Wigtown 111 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Wigtown is to bus which costs £17 - £22 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Wigtown is to drive which costs £18 - £26 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Wigtown is 90 miles. The road distance is 111 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Edinburgh to Wigtown, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Wigtown. However, there are services departing from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) and arriving at Wigtown, North Main St (South Main Street) via Dumfries, Scotland and Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square (Queen Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Wigtown via Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances), Dumfries, Scotland, Newton Stewart, Scotland, and Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square (Queen Street) in around 5 h 47 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
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
Train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Dumfries, Scotland to Newton Stewart, Scotland
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to Newton Stewart, Scotland
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 145-149) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station) to Wigtown, North Main St (South Main Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (opp 53-60 opp M&S) to Dumfries, Whitesands (Opp Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Twynholm, Village (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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