There are 4 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 (Scotman Hotel) to Leith, Foot of the Walk (at 52) N7 / ...

$2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  7 min

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

$9 - $12

Uber  •  7 min

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

$7 - $11

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

The line 7 bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Scotman Hotel) to Leith, Foot of the Walk (at 52) takes 12 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Old Town, North Bridge (Scotman Hotel) and arriving at Leith, Foot of the Walk (at 52). Services depart every five minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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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 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 12 min.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Scotman Hotel) to Leith, Foot of the Walk (at 52)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$7 - $11
UberX
$7 - $11
uberXL
$10 - $16
Exec
$12 - $17
Taxi from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$9 - $12
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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