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There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Portobello by bus, tram, train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Bus, line 26 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Haymarket Station 100 / ...
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Haymarket Station to Portobello Town Hall 26 / ...

$4 - $8

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Tram, line 26 bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square T50
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Edinburgh, Dublin Street to Portobello Town Hall 26

$7 - $8

Tram, train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square T50
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Brunstane

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Portobello 17.4 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Portobello 17.4 miles

$3 - $6

Shuttle  •  24 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Edinburgh Airport to Portobello

$45 - $110

Towncar  •  23 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Portobello 17.4 miles

$100 - $150

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Portobello 17.4 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Portobello is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Portobello is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Portobello. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Portobello Town Hall via Haymarket Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Portobello is 10 miles. The road distance is 17.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Portobello without a car is to bus and line 26 bus which takes 1 h and costs £3 - £6.

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Portobello, including transfers.

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

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Portobello bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Portobello Town Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Portobello is 17 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Portobello.

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There are 2234+ hotels available in Portobello. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Portobello.
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  • Distance: 9.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Portobello via Haymarket Station in around 1 h.

Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 Brunstane
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Haymarket Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Haymarket Station to Portobello Town Hall
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Dublin Street to Portobello Town Hall
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Portobello
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
uberXL
$45 - $65
Exec
$50 - $70
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Portobello
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Edinburgh Airport to Portobello
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Portobello
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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