There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Hamilton by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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  •  51 min

  1. 904

$9 - $13

6 alternative options

Bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Air
  2. X1 / ...

$14 - $19

Bus, train  •  1 h 58 min

  1. 100 / ...

$13 - $61

Train, line 201 bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. 201

$15 - $20

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. 36.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  39 min

  1. 36.2 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. 36.2 miles

$150 - $220

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Hamilton once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Edinburgh Park to Airdrie
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Virgin Trains East Coast
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport) to Haymarket Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Hamilton, John Street
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Whinhall, John Smith Swimming Pool (Bell Street) to Hamilton, Miller Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Stance D (Airport) to Haymarket Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Hamilton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Hamilton
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Hamilton is 46 km. The road distance is 58 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Hamilton is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Hamilton is to taxi which takes 39 min and costs £85 - £110.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) and arriving at Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station). Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

The bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) takes 51 min including transfers and departs once daily.