There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Wishaw by train, bus, taxi 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  •  1 h 6 min

$13 - $17

Cheapest option

Bus, line 242 bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. 900
  2. 242

$12 - $17

3 alternative options

Train, line 56 bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. 56

$14 - $17

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. 38.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  48 min

  1. 38.7 miles

$8 - $12

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Wishaw every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Wishaw via Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park in around 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Wishaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Edinburgh to Shotts
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Bus operators
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Shotts, Dyfrig Street to Wishaw, Stewarton Street
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
jmbtravel.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Wishaw
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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

The distance between Edinburgh and Wishaw is 49 km. The road distance is 62 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Wishaw is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Wishaw is to taxi which takes 48 min and costs £90 - £110.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Wishaw. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Wishaw. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) and arriving at Pather, Lomond Drive via Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

The train from Edinburgh to Wishaw takes 1 h 6 min including transfers and departs every four hours.