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

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Train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Kilwinning to Edinburgh

$24 - $30

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Train via Glasgow Central  •  2 h 31 min

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

$15 - $33

2 alternative options

Line 25 bus, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Kilwinning, Claremont Crescent to Beith, Strand 25 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Beith, Wilson Street to Buchanan Bus Station X34 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street 900

$21 - $31

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 - £18 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 - £18 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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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 via Beith, Wilson Street and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kilwinning and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 1 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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The best way to get from Kilwinning to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £18 - £23.

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The train from Kilwinning to Edinburgh takes 2 h 1 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Kilwinning to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Kilwinning, Claremont Crescent station.

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

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The best way to get from Kilwinning to Edinburgh is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £18 - £23. Alternatively, you can line 25 bus and bus, which costs £16 - £24 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Kilwinning to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 62.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Kilwinning to Edinburgh 4 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $30 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kilwinning to Edinburgh via Beith, Strand, Beith, Wilson Street, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kilwinning to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Train from Kilwinning to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $11
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
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
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Beith, Wilson Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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

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Kilwinning to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Kilwinning to Edinburgh train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kilwinning to Edinburgh is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Kilwinning to Edinburgh.

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