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

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Train via Glasgow  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the train from Troon to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

£20 - £70

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Train  •  2h 51m

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

£14 - £67

2 alternative options

Line 10 bus, bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the line 10 bus from Troon, Portland Street to Kilmarnock, Bus Station 10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station X76 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street 900 / ...

£16 - £24

Drive  •  1h 27m

  1. Drive from Troon to Edinburgh 77 miles

£11 - £17

Troon → Edinburgh
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The cheapest way to get from Troon to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Troon to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Troon to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Troon, Portland Street and arriving at Edinburgh, Princes Street via Kilmarnock, Bus Station and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Troon to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Troon and arriving at Edinburgh via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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The distance between Troon and Edinburgh is 64 miles. The road distance is 77 miles.

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The best way to get from Troon to Edinburgh without a car is to train via Glasgow which takes 2h 13m and costs £19 - £70.

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It takes approximately 2h 13m to get from Troon to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Troon to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Troon, Portland Street station.

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Troon to Edinburgh train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Troon station.

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The best way to get from Troon to Edinburgh is to train via Glasgow which takes 2h 13m and costs £19 - £70. Alternatively, you can line 10 bus and bus, which costs £16 - £25 and takes 3h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Troon to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 64 miles
  • Duration: 2h 13m

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

You can take a train from Troon to Edinburgh via Glasgow Central, Glasgow, Waterloo Lane, Glasgow, Cathedral Street, and Glasgow Queen Street in around 2h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Troon to Edinburgh via Kilmarnock, Bus Station and Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 10m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Troon to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £22
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £22
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£6 - £45
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£29 - £45
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Troon, Portland Street to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
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
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Troon to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Troon to Edinburgh train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Troon to Edinburgh is 77 miles. It takes approximately 1h 27m to drive from Troon to Edinburgh.

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