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There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Waverley Station by bus, tram, night bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Line 100 bus

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, South St David Street

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, Princes Street

Line 909 bus

  1. Take the line 909 bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, Bus Station

Tram

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square

Tram via Edinburgh, Princes Street

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh, Princes Street

Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, North St David Street

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Waverley Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Waverley Station

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh Waverley Station

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh Waverley Station

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Waverley Station by bus and walk

The journey time between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Edinburgh Waverley Station is around 27 min and covers a distance of around 8 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 22 min. Operated by Lothian Buses, the Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Waverley Station service departs from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arrives in Edinburgh Waverley Station. Typically 695 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
27 min
Fastest journey time:
22 min
Journey distance:
8 miles
Services per week:
695
Cheapest price:
£1
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Waverley Station bus and walk schedules

Departing Friday, September 24, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to drive, which costs £1 - £2 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to taxi which costs £24 - £29 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Edinburgh, South St David Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh Airport and arriving at Edinburgh, St Andrew Square. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Edinburgh Waverley Station is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Waverley Station without a car is to line 100 bus which takes 34 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The line 100 bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, South St David Street takes 29 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Waverley Station bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Edinburgh Airport, Airport station.

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

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Waverley Station bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Edinburgh, South St David Street station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Waverley Station.
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  • Distance: 6.9 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, South St David Street every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 29 min. Alternatively, Edinburgh Trams operates a vehicle from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £6 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Email
info@edinburghtrams.com
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
Edinburgh Trams
Airport zone
£6
City zone
£2
Tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
Edinburgh Trams
Airport zone
£6
City zone
£2
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, South St David Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Scottish Citylink
Night bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, North St David Street
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Waverley Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
£24 - £29
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
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh Waverley Station
Estimated price
£46
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh Waverley Station
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Waverley Station train services, operated by Edinburgh Trams, arrive at Edinburgh, St Andrew Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Waverley Station is 8 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Waverley Station.

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