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

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Bus, train  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Peterhead, Links Terrace to Union Square Bus Station 60 / ...
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh

$36 - $109

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus UK  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Peterhead, Links Terrace to Union Square Bus Station 60 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street G92 / ...

$33 - $49

2 alternative options

Bus via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Peterhead, Links Terrace to Aberdeen, Adelphi 60 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Seagate Bus Station X7
  3. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street X54

$37 - $53

Drive  •  2h 56m

  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 2h 56m.

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

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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 via Union Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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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 and train which takes 4h 25m and costs £27 - £85.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Peterhead to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Peterhead to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, depart from Peterhead, Links Terrace station.

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Peterhead to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at West End, Queensferry Street station.

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

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There are 2409+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Peterhead to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 120.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

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

You can take a bus from Peterhead to Edinburgh via Union Square Bus Station in around 5h 4m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Peterhead, Links Terrace to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Bus from Peterhead, Links Terrace to Aberdeen, Adelphi
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
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
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Megabus UK
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Seagate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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