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

$23 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 11 bus, bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Kilwinning, St Winnings Lane to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) 11
  2. Take the bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Buchanan Bus Station X76 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd) 900

$18 - $26

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Kilwinning to Edinburgh

$23 - $30

Train CrossCountry  •  2 h 7 min

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

$23 - $71

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Kilwinning to Edinburgh 75.7 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Kilwinning to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kilwinning to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between Kilwinning and Edinburgh is 63 miles. The road distance is 75.7 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilwinning to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Kilwinning, St Winnings Lane and arriving at Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd) via Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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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 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Kilwinning to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 62.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

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 Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) and Buchanan Bus Station in around 2 h 47 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
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
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 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Kilwinning to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $30
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 Kilwinning, St Winnings Lane to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $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 (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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