COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply in United Kingdom. Learn More.
Duration 3 min
Distance 2960 feet
Average price £2
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The bus between Royal Mile and Grassmarket takes 3 min. The bus runs at least 2 times per hour from Royal Mile to Grassmarket. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus

  1. Canongate, Museum of Childhood
  2. Grassmarket
4 min
£1 - £5

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Royal Mile to Grassmarket? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within United Kingdom. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for United Kingdom.

Learn More.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canongate, Museum of Childhood and arriving at Old Town, National Museum of Scotland. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

More details

The distance between Royal Mile and Grassmarket is 2393 feet. The road distance is 2960 feet.

Get driving directions

Royal Mile to Grassmarket bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Canongate, Museum of Childhood station.

More details

Royal Mile to Grassmarket bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Old Town, National Museum of Scotland station.

More details

There are 3900+ hotels available in Grassmarket. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

What companies run services between Royal Mile and Grassmarket?

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Canongate, Museum of Childhood to Old Town, National Museum of Scotland every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 4 min. Stagecoach East Scotland also services this route 3 times a day.
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Canongate, Museum of Childhood to Old Town, National Museum of Scotland
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Stagecoach East Scotland
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Old Town, South Bridge to Old Town, Forrest Road
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps