There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace by tram, bus, taxi, car, shuttle 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

Tram  •  53 min

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh, York Place (Edinburgh Trams) T50

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 300 bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 300 bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Holyrood, Scottish Parliament 300

$2

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace 8.6 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace 8.6 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  20 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Edinburgh Airport to Holyrood Palace

$45 - $110

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Holyrood Palace 8.6 miles

$80 - $110

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace 8.6 miles

$18 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace is to line 300 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace is to taxi which costs £24 - £29 and takes 19 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Holyrood Palace is 8 miles. The road distance is 8.6 miles.

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The tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh, York Place (Edinburgh Trams) takes 37 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Holyrood, Scottish Parliament. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh, York Place (Edinburgh Trams)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Holyrood, Scottish Parliament
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$18 - $25
uberX
$18 - $25
uberXL
$26 - $40
UberEXEC
$28 - $40
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Edinburgh Airport to Holyrood Palace
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Holyrood Palace
Estimated price
$80 - $110

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