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There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Portobello by train, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Train  •  7 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Brunstane

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Dublin Street to Durham, Milton Gardens North 44 / ...

$2

5 alternative options

Line 124 bus  •  23 min

  1. Take the line 124 bus from Edinburgh, St Andrew's House to Portobello, Bridge Street 124

Bus via Portobello Town Hall  •  33 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Portobello Town Hall 49 / ...

$2

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Portobello 3.4 miles

$13 - $16

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Portobello 3.4 miles

$9 - $14

Walk  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Walk from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Portobello 3.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Portobello is to bus which costs £2 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Portobello is to train which costs £2 - £3 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, St Andrew's House and arriving at Portobello, Bridge Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Brunstane. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Portobello is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Portobello without a car is to train which takes 7 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The train from Edinburgh to Brunstane takes 7 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Portobello bus services, operated by East Coast Buses, depart from Edinburgh, St Andrew's House station.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Portobello is to train which takes 7 min and costs £2 - £3. Alternatively, you can line 124 bus, which costs and takes 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Portobello.
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  • Distance: 2.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Portobello hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, East Coast Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Portobello hourly, and the journey takes 17 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Brunstane
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Bus operators
East Coast Buses
Email
hello@eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Website
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, St Andrew's House to Portobello, Bridge Street
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Portobello Town Hall
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Dublin Street to Durham, Milton Gardens North
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Portobello Town Hall
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Durham, Milton Gardens North
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Portobello
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$9 - $14
UberX
$9 - $14
uberXL
$13 - $19
Exec
$15 - $21
Taxi from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Portobello
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$13 - $16
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 Portobello bus services, operated by East Coast Buses, arrive at Portobello, Bridge Street station.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Portobello train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Brunstane station.

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