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There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Edinburgh

$27 - $35

Cheapest option

Line 4 bus, bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Glasgow, West George Lane 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street 900

$11 - $16

4 alternative options

Train via Glasgow Central  •  2 h 49 min

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

$26 - $75

Bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Dunfermline, Old Fire Station 263
  2. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street X55

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

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh is to line 4 bus and bus which costs £8 - £13 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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

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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 via Dunfermline, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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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 2 h 17 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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The best way to get from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs £21 - £26.

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The train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Edinburgh takes 2 h 17 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, 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 2 h 17 min and costs £21 - £26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 16 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: 2 h 17 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh 4 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh via Dunfermline, Old Fire Station and Dunfermline, Bus Station in around 3 h 16 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 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $15
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Dunfermline, Old Fire Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dunfermline, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Glasgow, West George Lane
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
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, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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
$35 - $150

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Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Edinburgh, Princes 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 1 h 25 min to drive from Glasgow Prestwick Airport Station to Edinburgh.

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