There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh by train, bus, 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  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Edinburgh

$28 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Fenwick, Glaister Bridge (A719) to Buchanan Bus Station X77
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd) 900

$20 - $28

4 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh

$27 - $75

Bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) 923

$21 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh 75.2 miles

$16 - $24

Towncar  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport to Edinburgh 75.3 miles

$40 - $150

What companies run services between Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station, Scotland and Edinburgh, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh 5 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh via Fenwick, Glaister Bridge (A719) and Buchanan Bus Station in around 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $35
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fenwick, Glaister Bridge (A719) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10)
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport to Edinburgh
Estimated price
$40 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station and Edinburgh is 102 km. The road distance is 120 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh is to drive which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £12 - £18.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Prestwick Intl Airport and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Airport and arriving at Edinburgh, Princes Street (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd) via Fenwick, Glaister Bridge (A719) and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

The train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Edinburgh takes 2 h 12 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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