There are 6 ways to get from Methil to Edinburgh by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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

Bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Lower Methil, South Grove (Warehouses) to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) X60

$6 - $9

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Leven, Diageo to Markinch, Howiegate Gardens X4
  2. Take the train from Markinch to Edinburgh

$12 - $53

Bus, train via Kirkcaldy  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Methil, Woodlands Nursery to Kirkcaldy, Adam Smith Theatre X58 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh

$10 - $54

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Methil to Edinburgh 35.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Methil to Edinburgh 35.5 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  47 min

  1. Take an Uber from Methil to Edinburgh 35.5 miles

$60 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Methil to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Methil to Edinburgh is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 47 min.

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The distance between Methil and Edinburgh is 18 miles. The road distance is 35.5 miles.

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The bus from Lower Methil, South Grove (Warehouses) to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) takes 1 h 24 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lower Methil, South Grove (Warehouses) and arriving at West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43). Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Methil to Edinburgh hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Markinch to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Markinch to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $28
Train from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$16 - $23
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lower Methil, South Grove (Warehouses) to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leven, Diageo to Markinch, Howiegate Gardens
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Methil, Woodlands Nursery to Kirkcaldy, Adam Smith Theatre
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
A1 Coaches
Phone
(01592) 713443
Email
info@a1coaches.com
Website
a1coaches.com
Bus from Methil, Woodlands Nursery to Raith, College of Nursing
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
a1coaches.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Methil to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$60 - $85
uberX
$60 - $85
uberXL
$95 - $130
UberEXEC
$95 - $140
Taxi from Methil to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Starfish Taxis
Phone
+44 7790 021000
Website
starfish-taxis.com
Starfish Taxis
Phone
+44 7790 021000
Website
starfish-taxis.com
Starfish Taxis
Phone
+44 7790 021000
Website
starfish-taxis.com
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk

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