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

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Tram, train  •  1 h 54 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 Galashiels

$15 - $20

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Line 300 bus, bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 300 bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46) 300
  2. Take the bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46) to Galashiels, Transport Interchange X95

$14

4 alternative options

Tram, bus  •  2 h 56 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 Galashiels, Market Street Fountain (Cornmill Square) X95 / ...

$20 - $21

Taxi  •  50 min

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

$130 - $160

Drive  •  50 min

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

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  50 min

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

$170 - $240

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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 (at 46). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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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 1 h 54 min and costs £11 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min 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 50 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Galashiels.

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There are 217+ hotels available in Galashiels. Prices start at $79 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: 1 h 54 min

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 (at 46) in around 2 h 39 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
$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
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46) to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Galashiels, Market Street Fountain (Cornmill Square)
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Galashiels
Ave. Duration
50 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
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Galashiels
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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