Peebles travel guide

Peebles Tourism | Peebles Guide

You're Going to Love Peebles

With a population of 8,403, Peebles is a must-see destination in Scotland, United Kingdom.

When to visit Peebles

Peebles in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Peebles in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Peebles


Although Peebles doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI), which is located 22 miles from Peebles. The shortest flight to Peebles from New Zealand departs from Wellington and takes around 38h 15m.


Lumo is the most popular train carrier serving Peebles, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Peebles to Glasgow takes 0h 51m and costs around $30 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Carlisle, expect to pay about $20 for a 1h 24m trip.


Another option to get to Peebles is to pick up a car hire from Manchester, which is about 155 miles from Peebles. You’ll find branches of Easirent and GREEN MOTION , among others, in Manchester.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Peebles, including FlixBus, Megabus and National Express. From Glasgow, the bus ride to Peebles takes 65 miles and will cost you around $21. From Newcastle upon Tyne, the ticket costs about $21 for a journey of 150 miles.

Airlines serving Peebles

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in Peebles

Average rates range from around $287 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $222 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Peebles

Hiring a car in Peebles

Expect to pay $2.99 per litre in Peebles (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $35.77 and $47.69. Compact (Kia Niro or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Peebles, while also 59% cheaper than other types, on average.