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

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Bus, train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Rowena Place) to Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel) 500 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lockerbie to Edinburgh

$49 - $64

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Bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkcudbright, Victoria Park (Millflats) to Dumfries, Buccleuch Street (Sherriff Court) 555
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 136-138) 101A / ...

$36

2 alternative options

Bus via Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Rowena Place)  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 136-138) 101A / ...

$38

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Kirkcudbright to Edinburgh 100.2 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kirkcudbright to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Kirkcudbright, Victoria Park (Millflats) and arriving at Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 136-138) via Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Kirkcudbright and Edinburgh is 84 miles. The road distance is 100.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Kirkcudbright to Edinburgh without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Kirkcudbright to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Kirkcudbright to Edinburgh bus services, operated by DGC Buses, depart from Kirkcudbright, Victoria Park (Millflats) station.

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Kirkcudbright to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 136-138) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kirkcudbright to Edinburgh is 100 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to drive from Kirkcudbright to Edinburgh.

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There are 2163+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kirkcudbright to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 84.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from Kirkcudbright to Edinburgh via Dumfries, Buccleuch Street (Sherriff Court) and Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) in around 4 h 48 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lockerbie to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Rowena Place) to Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Fountainbridge, Bread Street (at 136-138)
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Rowena Place) to Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
DGC Buses
Phone
contact@dumgal.gov.uk
Email
030 33 33 3000
Website
dumgal.gov.uk
Bus from Castle Douglas, Carlingwark Street (Rowena Place) to Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
dumgal.gov.uk
Bus from Kirkcudbright, Victoria Park (Millflats) to Dumfries, Buccleuch Street (Sherriff Court)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
dumgal.gov.uk

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