There are 6 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. Take the bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) 904

$8 - $12

5 alternative options

Bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station Air
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) X74 / ...

$13 - $19

Train, line 201 bus  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Airdrie
  2. Take the line 201 bus from Airdrie, John Smith Swimming Pool (Bell Street) to Hamilton, Miller Street 201

$15 - $20

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Hamilton 36.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Hamilton 36.2 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Hamilton 36.2 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Hamilton is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 39 min.

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

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Hamilton is 29 miles. The road distance is 36.2 miles.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Hamilton.
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  • Distance: 28.9 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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 $8 - $12 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 Edinburgh Park to Airdrie
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
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
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Airdrie, 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
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 - $210

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