There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Edinburgh Zoo by bus, tram, taxi, towncar or foot

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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Bus  •  11 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel) N26 / ...

$2 - $5

6 alternative options

Bus via Corstorphine, Pinkhill  •  16 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 49 opp Happit) to Corstorphine, Pinkhill N26 / ...

$2 - $3

Line 26 bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Haymarket, Atholl Crescent (near 17 Atholl Crescent) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel) N26 / ...

$2

Tram  •  28 min

  1. Take the tram from West End - Princes Street (Edinburgh Trams) to Balgreen (Edinburgh Trams) T50

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Edinburgh Zoo 2.8 miles

$11 - $14

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Edinburgh Zoo 2.8 miles

$9 - $13

Walk  •  52 min

  1. Walk from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Edinburgh Zoo 2.7 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Edinburgh Zoo is to line 26 bus which costs £2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Edinburgh Zoo is to taxi which costs £8 - £11 and takes 6 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Princes St Station and Edinburgh Zoo is 2 miles.

The bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel) takes 11 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) and arriving at Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel). Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh Princes St Station, Scotland and Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland?

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Edinburgh Zoo every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 11 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from West End - Princes Street (Edinburgh Trams) to Balgreen (Edinburgh Trams)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 49 opp Happit) to Corstorphine, Pinkhill
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Haymarket, Atholl Crescent (near 17 Atholl Crescent) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 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 West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
First
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Corstorphine, Pinkhill
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
First
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Corstorphine, Pinkhill
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Blue Bus
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo (Post House Hotel)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Corstorphine, Pinkhill
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$9 - $13
uberX
$9 - $13
uberXL
$12 - $18
UberEXEC
$13 - $19
Taxi from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14
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

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