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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Wigtown by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dumfries, Whitesands 101A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square 500 / ...

$25 - $36

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Train, bus  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square 500 / ...

$63 - $129

Train  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer

$48 - $104

Drive  •  2h 22m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Wigtown 111 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Wigtown is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Wigtown is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Wigtown. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Wigtown, Primary via Dumfries, Whitesands and Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 32m.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Wigtown without a car is to bus which takes 6h 32m and costs £19 - £28.

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It takes approximately 6h 32m to get from Edinburgh to Wigtown, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Wigtown bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Wigtown is to bus which takes 6h 32m and costs £19 - £28. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £80 and takes 7h 53m.

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Edinburgh to Wigtown bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Wigtown is 111 miles. It takes approximately 2h 22m to drive from Edinburgh to Wigtown.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Wigtown.
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  • Distance: 89.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 32m

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Wigtown via Dumfries, Whitesands and Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square in around 6h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Wigtown via Glasgow Central, Stranraer, Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal, and Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square in around 7h 53m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Newton Stewart, Dashwood Square
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland

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