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Night bus / train from Edinburgh to Perth?

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Night bus / train from Edinburgh to Perth?

Hi all,

We're going to the Lebowski Fest in Edi on Fri 24th Aug and will need to travel back to Perth around 1am on Sat 25th. I'm really not finding any means of public transport on my frantic web searching - the last train seems to leave Edi at 11.30pm! Surely this can't be right?!



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11. Re: Night bus / train from Edinburgh to Perth?

thanks everyone for your messages and suggestions.

it's not so much that i'm used to being driven around more that i'm not usually out so late in the big city!

last megabus leaves edi at 11pm but thanks for that suggestion.

i think what surprises me most is the lack of transport from a major city given that it is summer tourist season and the festival is on.

perhaps i have been spoiled by the quick, reliable, clean public transport service in stockholm - with a great night service too.

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12. Re: Night bus / train from Edinburgh to Perth?

Edinburgh has a great night bus service too but between 2 cities 40 miles apart is unlikely at that time of night/morning.

I live about 4 miles from the city center and can get buses home throughout the night and many people living outside of Edinburgh can also do so ,just not as far as Perth.

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13. Re: Night bus / train from Edinburgh to Perth?

Aidey As unclegus says, transport in the major cities is good. Perth is not a suburb of Edinburgh or any part of its conurbation. It's a very separate city a good distance away on the edge of the Highlands. It's open country most of the route (now Mway) and not built up so no enroute customers.

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14. Re: Night bus / train from Edinburgh to Perth?

Most people who are in Edinburgh for the Festivals stay in Edinburgh so there is little demand for a bus to somewhere 40 miles away at midnight

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