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Duration 6 min
Distance 2732 feet
Average price £4
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average bus between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Edinburgh Castle takes 6 min and the fastest bus takes 5 min. The bus runs at least 2 times per hour from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Castle. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Line 35 bus

  1. Old Town, South Bridge
  2. Edinburgh Castle
18 min
£1 - £5

Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Castle bus times

Buses run every 30 minutes between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Edinburgh Castle. The earliest departure is at 15:37 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Edinburgh Waverley Station is at 23:44 which arrives into Edinburgh Castle at 23:49. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 6 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Old Town, South Bridge and arriving at Lauriston, Chalmers Street. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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It is approximately 2732 feet to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Castle.

Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Castle bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Old Town, South Bridge station.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Castle bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Lauriston, Chalmers Street station.

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There are 3901+ hotels available in Edinburgh Castle. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Edinburgh Castle?

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Old Town, South Bridge to Lauriston, Chalmers Street every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 7 min.
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