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There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Galashiels by tram, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Tram, train  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square T50
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels

$15 - $20

Cheapest option

Line 300 bus, bus  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the line 300 bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to South Side, Surgeons' Hall 300
  2. Take the bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall to Galashiels, Transport Interchange X62 / ...

$11 - $13

4 alternative options

Tram, bus  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square T50
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Galashiels, Transport Interchange X62 / ...

$14 - $18

Taxi  •  50m

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Galashiels 41.4 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  50m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Galashiels 41.4 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  50m

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Galashiels 41.4 miles

$160 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Galashiels is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Galashiels is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Galashiels. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Galashiels, Transport Interchange via South Side, Surgeons' Hall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 11m.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Galashiels is 32 miles. The road distance is 41.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Galashiels without a car is to tram and train which takes 1h 55m and costs £11 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Galashiels, including transfers.

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

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Galashiels bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Galashiels, Transport Interchange station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Galashiels is 41 miles. It takes approximately 50m to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Galashiels.

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There are 221+ hotels available in Galashiels. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Galashiels.
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  • Distance: 31.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 55m

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Galashiels via South Side, Surgeons' Hall in around 3h 11m.

Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $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 Galashiels
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to South Side, Surgeons' Hall
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Galashiels
Ave. Duration
50m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Galashiels
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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