There are 5 ways to get from Kilwinning to Edinburgh by train, bus or car

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 via Glasgow Queen Street  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Kilwinning to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$25 - $32

Cheapest option

Line 25 bus, bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Kilwinning, Claremont Crescent to Beith, Strand X34 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Beith, Strand to Buchanan Bus Station X34 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd) 900

$22 - $28

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Kilwinning to Edinburgh

$26 - $35

Train CrossCountry  •  2 h 5 min

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

$26 - $77

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Kilwinning to Edinburgh 75.7 miles

$16 - $24

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

You can take a train from Kilwinning to Edinburgh via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street in around 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kilwinning to Edinburgh via Beith, Strand and Buchanan Bus Station in around 3 h 37 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kilwinning to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Train from Kilwinning to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $20
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilwinning, Claremont Crescent to Beith, Strand
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Beith, Strand to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kilwinning to Edinburgh?

The distance between Kilwinning and Edinburgh is 100 km. The road distance is 121 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kilwinning to Edinburgh?

The cheapest way to get from Kilwinning to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 27 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kilwinning to Edinburgh?

The quickest way to get from Kilwinning to Edinburgh is to drive which takes 1 h 27 min and costs £11 - £17.

Is there a direct train between Kilwinning and Edinburgh?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kilwinning and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

Is there a direct bus between Kilwinning and Edinburgh?

No, there is no direct bus from Kilwinning to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Kilwinning, Claremont Crescent and arriving at Edinburgh, Princes Street (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd) via Beith, Strand and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

How long does it take to get from Kilwinning to Edinburgh?

It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Kilwinning to Edinburgh, including transfers.