There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Zoo by bus, taxi, shuttle, towncar or foot

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Bus  •  13 min

  1. Take the bus from Ingliston, Airport Hotel (Hilton Hotel) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo 100 / ...

$2 - $5

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Zoo 4.5 miles

$19 - $23

Shuttle  •  9 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh Zoo

$45 - $110

Towncar  •  8 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh Zoo 4.5 miles

$70 - $100

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Zoo 4.5 miles

$11 - $16

Walk  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Walk from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Zoo 5 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Zoo is to bus which costs £1 - £4 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Zoo is to taxi which costs £14 - £18 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ingliston, Airport Hotel (Hilton Hotel) and arriving at Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Edinburgh Zoo is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Zoo without a car is to bus which takes 13 min and costs £1 - £4.

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The bus from Ingliston, Airport Hotel (Hilton Hotel) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo takes 12 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Zoo bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Ingliston, Airport Hotel (Hilton Hotel) station.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Zoo bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Zoo.
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  • Distance: 3.8 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

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

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Zoo every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 12 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Ingliston, Airport Hotel (Hilton Hotel) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Bus from Ingliston, Airport Roundabout (Eastfield Road) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Blue Bus
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Ingliston, Airport Roundabout (Eastfield Road) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$11 - $16
UberX
$11 - $16
uberXL
$16 - $23
Exec
$18 - $25
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$19 - $23
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
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh Zoo
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh Zoo
Estimated price
$70 - $100

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