There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Edinburgh

£20 - £60

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Bus  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, North St David Street 900 / ...

£14 - £23

3 alternative options

Train via Glasgow  •  2h 42m

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

£14 - £144

Drive  •  1h 25m

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

£12 - £19

Towncar  •  1h 25m

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

£30 - £120

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

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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 1h 25m.

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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, North St David Street via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Prestwick Intl Airport and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2h 9m.

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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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The best way to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 2h 9m and costs £20 - £60.

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The train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Edinburgh takes 2h 9m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Prestwick Airport station.

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Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Prestwick Intl Airport station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh is to train which takes 2h 9m and costs £20 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £23 and takes 3h 18m.

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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: 2h 9m

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

ScotRail operates a train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Edinburgh 4 times a day. Tickets cost £20 - £60 and the journey takes 2h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 18m.

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
2h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £24
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£6 - £80
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £80
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £10
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, North St David Street
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow Buchanan to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport to Edinburgh
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, North St David Street station.

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Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh.

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