There are 4 ways to get from Gourock to Edinburgh by train, bus or car

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Train CrossCountry  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Gourock to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Haymarket

$23 - $71

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Train via Edinburgh  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Gourock to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh

$15 - $33

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Gourock Rail Station to Buchanan Bus Station 907
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd) 900

$17 - $23

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Gourock to Edinburgh 73.9 miles

$15 - $23

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No, there is no direct bus from Gourock station to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Gourock Rail Station and arriving at Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gourock to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Gourock and arriving at Haymarket via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between Gourock and Edinburgh is 63 miles. The road distance is 73.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Gourock to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 2 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Gourock to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Gourock to Edinburgh bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Gourock Rail Station.

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Gourock to Edinburgh train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Gourock station.

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The best way to get from Gourock to Edinburgh is to train which takes 2 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 35 min.

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Gourock to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd) station.

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Gourock to Edinburgh train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Haymarket station.

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Map of how to get from Gourock to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 63.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 3 min

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

You can take a train from Gourock to Edinburgh via Glasgow Central in around 2 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gourock to Edinburgh via Buchanan Bus Station in around 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Gourock to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Train from Glasgow Central to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$14 - $22
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $28
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$27 - $40
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$11 - $17
Bus operators
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gourock to Edinburgh is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from Gourock to Edinburgh.

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