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There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Royal Hospital for Sick Children by bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Line 5 bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 5 bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Mayfield, Cumin Place 5

£1 - £5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Royal Hospital for Sick Children 1.3 miles

£5 - £7

Walk  •  24 min

  1. Walk from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Royal Hospital for Sick Children 1.2 miles

Edinburgh Waverley Station → Royal Hospital for Sick Children
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Royal Hospital for Sick Children is to line 5 bus which costs £1 - £5 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Royal Hospital for Sick Children is to taxi which costs £5 - £7 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Old Town, North Bridge and arriving at Mayfield, Cumin Place. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Royal Hospital for Sick Children is 5017 feet.

The best way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Royal Hospital for Sick Children without a car is to line 5 bus which takes 18 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The line 5 bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Mayfield, Cumin Place takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Royal Hospital for Sick Children bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Old Town, North Bridge station.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Royal Hospital for Sick Children bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Mayfield, Cumin Place station.

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There are 2780+ hotels available in Royal Hospital for Sick Children. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Royal Hospital for Sick Children.
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  • Distance: 5017 feet
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh Waverley Station, Scotland and Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Scotland?

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Mayfield, Cumin Place every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 12 min.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Mayfield, Cumin Place
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Royal Hospital for Sick Children
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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

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