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

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Bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to West End, Shandwick Place 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Calton, Regent Terrace 124 / ...

$4 - $8

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Tram  •  53 min

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

$4 - $7

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 drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 19 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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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Calton, Regent Terrace via West End, Queensferry Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 48 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 best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace without a car is to bus which takes 48 min and costs £3 - £6.

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It takes approximately 48 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace, including transfers.

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

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace bus services, operated by East Coast Buses, arrive at Calton, Regent Terrace station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace is 9 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace.

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There are 2246+ hotels available in Holyrood Palace. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace.
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  • Distance: 7.5 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Holyrood Palace via West End, Shandwick Place, West End, Queensferry Street, and Calton, Regent Terrace in around 48 min.

Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh, York Place
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to West End, Shandwick Place
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from West End, Lothian Road to Calton, Regent Terrace
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to West End, Shandwick Place
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
East Coast Buses
Email
hello@eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Website
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Calton, Regent Terrace
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
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
Assist
$18 - $25
UberX
$18 - $25
uberXL
$26 - $40
Exec
$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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