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There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to A70 road by tram, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Tram, train, bus  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport to Haymarket T50
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Carluke
  3. Take the train from Carluke to Lanark
  4. Take the bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Rigside, Mountstuart Avenue 259 / ...

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Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to A70 road 37.2 miles

£30 - £120

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Bus via Glasgow  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station Air / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lanark, Bus Station 240X / ...

Bus  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Haymarket Station to Livingston, Bus Terminal X24 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Lanark, Bus Station 34A

Tram, bus, line 191 bus  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh St. Andrew Square T50
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Biggar, John Street 101 / ...
  3. Take the line 191 bus from Biggar, John Street to Lanark, Bus Station 191 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Rigside, Mountstuart Avenue 259 / ...

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to A70 road 37.2 miles

£75 - £95

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to A70 road 37.2 miles

£5 - £9

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) → A70 road
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to A70 road is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to A70 road is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to A70 road. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Rigside, Mountstuart Avenue via Buchanan Bus Station and Lanark, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 26m.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and A70 road is 28 miles. The road distance is 37.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to A70 road without a car is to tram and train and bus which takes 4h 12m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to A70 road, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to A70 road bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh Airport, Airport station.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to A70 road bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, arrive at Lanark, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to A70 road is 37 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to A70 road.

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  • Distance: 28.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and A70 road, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to A70 road via Buchanan Bus Station, Lanark, Bus Station, and Rigside, Mountstuart Avenue in around 4h 26m.

Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Email
info@edinburghtrams.com
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
Edinburgh Trams
Airport zone
£6
City zone
£2
Tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh St. Andrew Square
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
Edinburgh Trams
Airport zone
£6
City zone
£2
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Carluke
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £23
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £23
Train from Carluke to Lanark
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £6
Bus operators
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Rigside, Mountstuart Avenue
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Rigside, Mountstuart Avenue
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lanark, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Lanark, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Bus from Biggar, John Street to Lanark, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Biggar, John Street
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to A70 road
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
£75 - £95
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk
West Lothian Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 444 550
Livingstone Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 415 000
Fair Deal Cabs
Phone
+44 1506 499 111
Website
fairdeal-cabs.co.uk
Uptown Cabs
Phone
+44 1383 621 117
M & M Taxis
Phone
+44 1383 727 235
Corporate Taxi Dunfermline
Phone
+44 1383 252 525
Website
corporatetaxi.co.uk
Freddies Private Hire
Phone
+44 1501 732 323
Fixed Rate Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 444 555
MSD Taxi Cowdenbeath
Phone
+44 1383 514 100
Website
msd-taxi.business.site
Mitchell's Taxi
Phone
+44 7834 765 840
Adams Taxi
Phone
+44 1383 512 344
Swift Private Hire Taxis
Phone
+44 131 660 5000
Website
swiftprivatehire.co.uk
Aerial ABW Cabs
Phone
+44 131 663 3232
Website
aerialabwcabs.co.uk
Abbey Cabs Dalkeith
Phone
+44 131 357 7444
Website
abbeycabsdalkeith.co.uk
Toun Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 0077
Website
toun-taxis.co.uk
R & J's Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 2020
Musselburgh Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 2121
Website
musselburghtaxis.com
9090 Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 9090
Website
9090taxis.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to A70 road
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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