There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Portobello by train, bus, 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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Train  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Brunstane

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place (At 46-48 Boots) to Portobello Town Hall 26 / ...

$1 - $4

4 alternative options

Line 124 bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 124 bus from West End, Usher Hall (At 88 Filmhouse (Usher Hall)) to Portobello Town Hall 124 / ...

$4

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Portobello 4.2 miles

$15 - $19

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Portobello 4.2 miles

$10 - $15

Walk  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Walk from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Portobello 4.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Portobello is to bus which costs £1 - £3 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Portobello is to taxi which costs £12 - £15 and takes 10 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Princes St Station and Portobello is 4 miles.

The train from Edinburgh to Brunstane takes 7 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Shandwick Place (At 46-48 Boots) and arriving at Portobello Town Hall. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Brunstane. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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There are 2371+ hotels available in Portobello. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Portobello.
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  • Distance: 3.6 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Portobello hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Portobello every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 32 min. East Coast Buses also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
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
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (At 46-48 Boots) to Portobello Town Hall
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
East Coast Buses
Email
hello@eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Website
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from West End, Lothian Road (Caledonian Hotel) to Portobello Town Hall
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from West End, Usher Hall (At 88 Filmhouse (Usher Hall)) to Portobello Town Hall
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Portobello
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$10 - $15
UberX
$10 - $15
uberXL
$15 - $22
Exec
$17 - $23
Taxi from Edinburgh Princes St Station to Portobello
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
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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