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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tram, train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square (Edinburgh Trams) T50
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dunbar

$15 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance D (Airport) to West End, Shandwick Place (at 38 McColl) 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) to Dunbar, Library (Masonic Lodge) X7

$14 - $18

5 alternative options

Tram, bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square (Edinburgh Trams) T50
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Dunbar, Library (Masonic Lodge) 253

$16 - $18

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunbar 39.3 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunbar 39.3 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  42 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Dunbar 39.3 miles

$170 - $240

Uber  •  42 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunbar 39.3 miles

$70 - $100

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunbar via West End, Shandwick Place (at 38 McColl) and West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) in around 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square (Edinburgh Trams)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dunbar
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Dunbar, Library (Masonic Lodge)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Border Buses
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Dunbar, Post Office
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance D (Airport) to West End, Shandwick Place (at 38 McColl)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to West End, Shandwick Place (at 38 McColl)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
East Coast Buses
Email
hello@eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Website
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) to Dunbar, Library (Masonic Lodge)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunbar
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$70 - $100
uberX
$70 - $100
uberXL
$110 - $150
UberEXEC
$110 - $160
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunbar
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Dunbar
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Dunbar is 53 km. The road distance is 63 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunbar is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunbar is to taxi which takes 42 min and costs £95 - £120.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunbar. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Stance D (Airport) and arriving at Dunbar, Library (Masonic Lodge) via West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunbar, including transfers.