Around Edinburgh by Coach

Local coach trips from Edinburgh

Updated September 2011

The closest area to travel to by coach is the Scottish Borders. There are two coach companies based in Dumfries and Jedburgh operating regular trips to and from Edinburgh.

Tickets and timetables for coaches and buses London to/from Edinburgh.

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Travel to the Scottish Borders

  • MacEwan's Coach Services are based in Dumfries and take daily trips to Edinburgh via Penicuik. The trip takes about 2 hours and 40 minutes. Coaches leave from Waterloo Place in Edinburgh. Coach number is X100. Buy your tickets from the driver when you board the coach..
  • Munro's of Jedburgh take daily trips to and from Kelso and Jedburgh. The trips last just under an hour and coaches leave from Waterloo Place in Edinburgh. To travel to Kelso take coach no. 30 -- no. 29 to Jedburgh. Buy your tickets from the driver when you board the coach.

Unfortunately there is very little information on travelling by MacEwan's coaches online but more details can be obtained by calling the numbers below.

Coach travel to the Borders - Web links

Jedburgh - Edinburgh no. 29 Coach Timetable
Weekly timetable for coach travel to and from Edinburgh via Dalkeith.

Kelso - Edinburgh no. 30 Coach Timetable
Weekly timetable for coach travel to and from Edinburgh via Dalkeith.

Contact details for Munro's of Jedburgh

Website: Munro's of Jedburgh Coaches
Phone: +44 01835 862 253

Contact details for MacEwan's Coach Services

Phone: +44 01387 710 357

Travel to Fife

Stagecoach Fife is the coach operator for travelling to places like St. Andrews, Dundee and all the wonderful fishing villages on Fife's coast.

  • There are two express coaches travelling to St. Andrews from Edinburgh, the X59 and X60. They are very frequent and run every 20 minutes for most of the day. The coaches leave from St. Andrews Bus Station in Edinburgh and the trip takes approx 2 hours and 20 minutes. Buy your tickets from the driver when you board the coach or online on the Stagecoach website..
  • The X54 coach that travels to Dundee runs every hour from St. Andrews Bus Station in Edinburgh and the trip takes approx 2 hours and 15 minutes. Buy your tickets from the driver when you board the coach or online on the Stagecoach website.

Express coaches to St. Andrews don't pass through the fishing villages of Fife. To take trips to places like Anstruther, Pittenweem, St Monans and Crail switch to the 95 Stagecoach bus from Leven.

Coach travel to Fife - Web links

X59/60 Coach Timetable [pdf]
Timetable for the express travelling to St. Andrews.

X54 Coach Timetable
Timetable for the express travelling to Dundee.

Contact details for Stagecoach

Website: Stagecoach in Fife
Phone: +44 01383 511911

Yellow Taxibus [pdf]
Taxibus combines the benefits of a fixed bus route with the flexibility of pre-booked taxi pick-ups.

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