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There are 11 ways to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport by train, tram, bus, night bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train, tram  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Take the tram from Gogar, Edinburgh Gateway to Edinburgh Airport T50

Cheapest option

Line 100 bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Edinburgh, South St David Street to Edinburgh Airport, Airport 100

9 alternative options

Bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal Inverness - Dundee / ...

Line 100 bus via Ingliston, Airport Hotel  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Edinburgh, South St David Street to Ingliston, Airport Hotel 100

Tram  •  39 min

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

Tram via Edinburgh, York Place  •  46 min

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh, York Place to Edinburgh Airport T50

Night bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh, North St David Street to Edinburgh Airport, Airport N900 / ...

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport 10 miles

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport 10 miles

Shuttle  •  19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport

Towncar  •  18 min

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport 9.8 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport is to towncar which costs £30 - £120 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh Bus Station station and arriving at Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square and arriving at Edinburgh Airport. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Edinburgh Airport is 7 miles. The road distance is 10 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport without a car is to train and tram which takes 21 min and costs £2 - £10.

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It takes approximately 21 min to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Edinburgh Bus Station.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport train services, operated by Edinburgh Trams, depart from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square station.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport.
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  • Distance: 6.7 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

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

Megabus UK operates a bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal every 4 hours. Tickets cost £6 - £11 and the journey takes 27 min. Scottish Citylink also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Edinburgh Trams operates a vehicle from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square to Edinburgh Airport every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £6 and the journey takes 34 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £4
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£2 - £4
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Email
info@edinburghtrams.com
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Gogar, Edinburgh Gateway to Edinburgh Airport
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
Edinburgh Trams
Airport zone
£6
City zone
£2
Tram from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square to Edinburgh Airport
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
Edinburgh Trams
Airport zone
£6
City zone
£2
Tram from Edinburgh, York Place to Edinburgh Airport
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
Edinburgh Trams
Airport zone
£6
City zone
£2
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £11
Website
Megabus UK
Night bus from Edinburgh North St David Street to Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £11
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Scottish Citylink
Night bus from Edinburgh, North St David Street to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Scottish Citylink
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, South St David Street to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Bus from Edinburgh, South St David Street to Ingliston, Airport Hotel
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
£27 - £35
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport
Estimated price
£46
Towncar from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport train services, operated by Edinburgh Trams, arrive at Edinburgh Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport is 10 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport.

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