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

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Train  •  2 h 54 min

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

$19 - $38

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Largs, School Wynd to Buchanan Bus Station 901 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street 900

$19 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Largs, School Wynd to Glasgow, Dundas Street 901 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$23 - $27

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Largs to Edinburgh 78.1 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Largs to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Largs to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Largs to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Largs, School Wynd and arriving at Edinburgh, Princes Street via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Largs to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Largs and arriving at Edinburgh via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Largs and Edinburgh is 66 miles. The road distance is 78.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Largs to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs £14 - £30.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Largs to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Largs to Edinburgh bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Largs, School Wynd station.

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

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The best way to get from Largs to Edinburgh is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs £14 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £19 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Largs to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 66.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Largs to Edinburgh via Glasgow Central in around 2 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Largs to Edinburgh via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Largs to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
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
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Largs, School Wynd to Glasgow, Dundas Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Largs, School Wynd to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
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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Largs to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Largs to Edinburgh is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Largs to Edinburgh.

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