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

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

Bus  •  11 min

  1. X9 / ...

$2 - $6

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. 4.5 miles

$19 - $24

Shuttle  •  9 min

$45 - $120

Towncar  •  8 min

  1. 4.5 miles

$70 - $100

Uber  •  8 min

  1. 4.5 miles

$11 - $16

Walk  •  1 h 35 min

  1. 5 miles

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

First operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Zoo every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 10 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Ingliston, Hilton Hotel (Airport Hotel) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
13 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, Stance C (Airport) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Bus from Ingliston Showground to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Blue Bus
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Ingliston Showground to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
9 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
uberASSIST
$11 - $16
uberX
$11 - $16
uberXL
$16 - $23
UberEXEC
$18 - $24
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$19 - $24
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 - $120
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh Zoo
Estimated price
$70 - $100

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Edinburgh Zoo is 6 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Edinburgh Zoo is to bus which costs £1 - £4 and takes 11 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ingliston Showground and arriving at Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

The bus from Ingliston Showground to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo takes 10 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.