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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge by tram, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Tram, train  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh Park Station T50
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Airdrie

£8 - £24

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Bus, line 236 bus  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Harthill Services Air
  2. Take the line 236 bus from Harthill Services to Bellshill, Supermarket 236 / ...

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge 31.7 miles

£65 - £80

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge 31.7 miles

£4 - £7

Towncar  •  35 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Coatbridge 31.7 miles

£30 - £120

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge by tram and train

The journey time between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Coatbridge is around 1h 9m and covers a distance of around 31 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 47 min. Operated by Edinburgh Trams and First ScotRail Service, the Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge service departs from Edinburgh Airport and arrives in Airdrie. Typically 276 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 9m
Fastest journey time:
47 min
Services per week:
276
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:18
Last service departs at:
22:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge tram and train schedules

Tram services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Saturday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Edinburgh Airport (EDI) → Coatbridge
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Bellshill, Supermarket via Harthill Services. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport and arriving at Airdrie via Edinburgh Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 15m.

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It is 26 miles from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge. It is approximately 31.7 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge without a car is to tram and train which takes 1h 15m and costs £7 - £24.

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It takes approximately 1h 15m to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge, including transfers.

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

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge train services, operated by Edinburgh Trams, depart from Edinburgh Airport station.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, arrive at Bellshill, Supermarket station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge.
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  • Distance: 26.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge via Harthill Services in around 1h 40m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Park to Airdrie
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £18
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £18
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Harthill Services
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Harthill Services to Bellshill, Supermarket
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
£65 - £80
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
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Coatbridge
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Airdrie station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge is 32 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Coatbridge.

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