There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith by 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.

Recommended option

Line 1 bus  •  9 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23) to Leith, Academy Park (opp 31) 1

$2

5 alternative options

Line 22 bus via Edinburgh, York Place (St Paul's & St George Church)  •  17 min

  1. Take the line 22 bus from Edinburgh, York Place (St Paul's & St George Church) to Leith, Casselbank Street (at 52) N7 / ...

$2

Line 22 bus  •  16 min

  1. Take the line 22 bus from Hillside, Elm Row (Gayfield Square) to Leith, Casselbank Street (at 52) N7 / ...

$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

$7 - $12

Walk  •  31 min

  1. Walk from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith 1.6 miles

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

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 9 min.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23) to Leith, Academy Park (opp 31)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, York Place (St Paul's & St George Church) to Leith, Casselbank Street (at 52)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Hillside, Elm Row (Gayfield Square) to Leith, Casselbank Street (at 52)
Ave. Duration
6 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 - $12
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$7 - $12
uberX
$7 - $12
uberXL
$11 - $16
UberEXEC
$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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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Leith is to line 1 bus which costs £2 and takes 9 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23) and arriving at Leith, Academy Park (opp 31). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

The line 1 bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23) to Leith, Academy Park (opp 31) takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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