There are 11 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Royal Mile by bus, tram, 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.

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Line 900 bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the line 900 bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, North St David Street (at 3) 900

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Line 100 bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, Waverley Bridge (Waverley Station Exit) 100

$2

9 alternative options

Bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23) X9 / ...

$2 - $5

Line 38 bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Edinburgh, St Andrew's House (Calton Hill) X9 / ...

$2 - $4

Tram  •  43 min

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square (Edinburgh Trams) T50

$4 - $7

Line 300 bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 300 bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Canongate, Museum of Childhood (at 65) 300

$2

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Royal Mile 8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Royal Mile 8 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Edinburgh Airport to Royal Mile

$45 - $110

Towncar  •  17 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Royal Mile 8 miles

$80 - $110

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Royal Mile 8 miles

$17 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Royal Mile is to line 100 bus which costs £2 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Royal Mile is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs £23 - £28.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Royal Mile is 11 km. The road distance is 13 km.

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The line 900 bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, North St David Street (at 3) takes 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Edinburgh, North St David Street (at 3). Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Royal Mile hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square (Edinburgh Trams)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, North St David Street (at 3)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Edinburgh, St Andrew's House (Calton Hill)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Blue Bus
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, Waverley Bridge (Waverley Station Exit)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Canongate, Museum of Childhood (at 65)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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 Royal Mile
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$17 - $24
uberX
$17 - $24
uberXL
$25 - $35
UberEXEC
$27 - $40
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Royal Mile
Ave. Duration
17 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
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Edinburgh Airport to Royal Mile
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Royal Mile
Estimated price
$80 - $110

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