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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Eskbank

$4 - $5

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Bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Dalkeith, Croft Street 3 / ...

$2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith 6.7 miles

$23 - $28

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith 6.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith 6.7 miles

$15 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith is to taxi which costs £18 - £22 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Old Town, North Bridge and arriving at Dalkeith, Croft Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Eskbank. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Dalkeith is 6 miles. The road distance is 6.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs £3 - £4.

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The train from Edinburgh to Eskbank takes 18 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Old Town, North Bridge station.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith is to train which takes 18 min and costs £3 - £4. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith.
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  • Distance: 6.1 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh Waverley Station, Scotland and Dalkeith, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 37 min. Borders Buses also services this route every 2 hours.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Eskbank
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $5
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Dalkeith, Croft Street
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Dalkeith, Old Edinburgh Road
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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uber.com
Assist
$15 - $21
UberX
$15 - $21
uberXL
$22 - $30
Exec
$23 - $35
Taxi from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28
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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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Dalkeith, Croft Street station.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Eskbank station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith is 7 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dalkeith.

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