There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile by bus, tram, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Bus First  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23) 38 / ...

$2 - $5

Cheapest option

Line 100 bus  •  38 min

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

$2

8 alternative options

Bus Lothian Buses  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (Frederick Street) 100 / ...

$2 - $6

Tram  •  43 min

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh, Princes Street (Edinburgh Trams) T50

$4 - $7

Line 300 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 300 bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46) 300

$2

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile 7.8 miles

$29 - $40

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile 7.8 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  18 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Edinburgh Airport to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile

$45 - $110

Towncar  •  17 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile 7.8 miles

$75 - $110

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile 7.8 miles

$17 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile is to line 100 bus which costs £2 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile is to taxi which costs £22 - £27 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) and arriving at Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23). Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile is 7 miles. The road distance is 7.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile without a car is to bus which takes 36 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23) takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile bus services, operated by First, depart from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) station.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile bus services, operated by First, arrive at Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile is 8 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile.
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  • Distance: 6.9 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile, Scotland?

First operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 27 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh, Princes Street (Edinburgh Trams)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
Bus operators
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Bus from Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 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
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (Frederick Street)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to South Side, Surgeons' Hall (at 46)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (at 106 Russell & Bromley Ltd)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $24
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uber.com
Assist
$17 - $24
UberX
$17 - $24
uberXL
$25 - $35
Exec
$26 - $40
Taxi from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$29 - $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
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Edinburgh Airport to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile
Estimated price
$75 - $110

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