There are 4 ways to get from Prestonpans to Edinburgh by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 13 min
£2 - £6
Bus • 48 min
£1 - £5
2 alternative options
Taxi • 19 min
£24 - £29
Drive • 19 min
£1 - £3
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The cheapest way to get from Prestonpans to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 19 min.
The quickest way to get from Prestonpans to Edinburgh is to train which costs £2 - £6 and takes 13 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prestonpans, Ayres Wynd and arriving at Hillside, Leopold Place. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Prestonpans and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.
The distance between Prestonpans and Edinburgh is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.9 miles.
The best way to get from Prestonpans to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 13 min and costs £2 - £6.
The train from Prestonpans to Edinburgh takes 13 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Prestonpans to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Prestonpans, Ayres Wynd station.
Prestonpans to Edinburgh train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Prestonpans station.
The best way to get from Prestonpans to Edinburgh is to train which takes 13 min and costs £2 - £6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £1 - £5 and takes 48 min.
What companies run services between Prestonpans, Scotland and Edinburgh, Scotland?
ScotRail operates a train from Prestonpans to Edinburgh hourly. Tickets cost £2 - £6 and the journey takes 13 min. Alternatively, Lothian Buses operates a bus from Prestonpans, Ayres Wynd to Hillside, Leopold Place every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 48 min. East Coast Buses also services this route hourly.
Train from Prestonpans to Edinburgh
- Ave. Duration
- 13 min
- Estimated price
- £2 - £6
- Anytime Day Single
- £2 - £4
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £4 - £6
Bus from Prestonpans, Ayres Wynd to Hillside, Leopold Place
- Ave. Duration
- 48 min
- Every 15 minutes
- Estimated price
- £1 - £5
- Lothian Buses
- Airport zone
- City zone
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Prestonpans to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Hillside, Leopold Place station.
Prestonpans to Edinburgh train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Edinburgh station.
Yes, the driving distance between Prestonpans to Edinburgh is 10 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Prestonpans to Edinburgh.
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