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

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Bus Megabus UK  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) G92 / ...

$37 - $50

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Train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh

$40 - $115

Bus via Dundee City Centre, Railway Station  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Railway Station X7
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Railway Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (at Book World) X54

$58

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Peterhead to Edinburgh 153.2 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Peterhead to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Peterhead to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Peterhead to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Peterhead, Links Terrace and arriving at West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) via Ellon, Park & Ride (Ellon Park & Ride) and Union Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Peterhead and Edinburgh is 120 miles. The road distance is 153.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Peterhead to Edinburgh without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 45 min and costs £28 - £40.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Peterhead to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Peterhead to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Peterhead to Edinburgh is to bus which takes 4 h 45 min and costs £28 - £40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £90 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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Peterhead to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Peterhead to Edinburgh is 153 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Peterhead to Edinburgh.

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  • Distance: 120.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

Megabus UK operates a bus from Peterhead to Edinburgh hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Peterhead to Edinburgh every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 23 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
ScotRail
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43)
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Railway Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (at Book World)
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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