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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith by bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Line 7 bus  •  12 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Leith, Foot of the Walk N7 / ...

$2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  17 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, George Street to Leith, Balfour Street N16 / ...

$2

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith 2.4 miles

$10 - $13

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith 2.4 miles

$8 - $12

Walk  •  31 min

  1. Walk from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith 1.6 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith is to line 7 bus which costs £2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith is to taxi which costs £7 - £10 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Old Town, North Bridge and arriving at Leith, Foot of the Walk. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Leith is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith without a car is to line 7 bus which takes 12 min and costs £2.

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The line 7 bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Leith, Foot of the Walk takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Leith, Foot of the Walk station.

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There are 2268+ hotels available in Leith. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith.
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  • Distance: 1.6 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

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

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 12 min.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Leith, Foot of the Walk
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, George Street to Leith, Balfour Street
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Edinburgh Coach Lines
Phone
+44 (0) 131 554 5413
Email
enquiries@edinburghcoachlines.com
Website
edinburghcoachlines.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Thistle Street to Pilrig Street
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
edinburghcoachlines.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$8 - $12
UberX
$8 - $12
uberXL
$11 - $16
Exec
$12 - $17
Taxi from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$10 - $13
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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