Edinburgh to Airbles Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $16
Fastest Way Train — 1h 8min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 9 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 33 miles
Travel Companies Virgin Trains
Train
$57 · 1h 8min · 13 lb of CO2
Edinburgh to Motherwell
+1 more option
Bus
$16 · 1h 31min · 9 lb of CO2
Edinburgh to Hamilton
+1 more option
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Drive
$4 · 49min · 10 lb of CO2
Edinburgh to Airbles

Drive from Edinburgh to Airbles

It's 34 miles between Edinburgh to Airbles. On a typical day, it might take between 49min and 52min from Edinburgh to Airbles under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 54min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Airbles by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $4.

What is the best way to travel from Edinburgh to Airbles?

The are 3 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Edinburgh to Airbles. The fastest way out of Edinburgh towards Hamilton is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Airbles area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $15. Virgin Trains operates from Edinburgh to Airbles, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Edinburgh to Airbles?

The trip to Airbles is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from Edinburgh. The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Airbles is $16 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 31 minutes with the bus. The earlier you can book your trip to Airbles, the better.

Is the train or the bus better from Edinburgh to Airbles Motherwell?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Edinburgh to Airbles. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Airbles is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Edinburgh/Airbles buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Edinburgh is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Edinburgh Scotland and Airbles during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Edinburgh to Airbles? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Airbles traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Airbles is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Edinburgh to Airbles?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Airbles is by bus. The bus costs $16 roughly and will take 1 hour 31 minutes.

How much does it cost to take the train from Edinburgh to Airbles?

The train costs about $57 between Edinburgh and Airbles. In total, the train will take roughly 1 hour 8 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at Edinburgh Park, which is 5 miles from Edinburgh. Further, once you arrive at Motherwell or you will still have 1 miles to Airbles.

How long does it take from Edinburgh to Airbles by car?

The total distance between Edinburgh and Airbles is 34 miles and will take you about 49 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $4.

Travel companies on this route

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