There are 7 ways to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train via Glasgow Queen Street  •  1 h 54 min

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

$26 - $32

Cheapest option

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  2 h 14 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 (west) (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd) 900

$20 - $27

5 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Edinburgh

$26 - $35

Train CrossCountry  •  2 h 20 min

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

$26 - $74

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Halbeath, Kingdom Services 263
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (at Book World) X59 / ...

$27 - $29

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

$35 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station and Edinburgh is 63 miles. The road distance is 75.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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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 (west) (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd) via Fenwick, Glaister Bridge (A719) and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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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.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 63.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street in around 1 h 54 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 14 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 Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $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 20 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 (west) (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Halbeath, Kingdom Services
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (at Book World)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport to Edinburgh
Estimated price
$35 - $150

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