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

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Bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Craigleith, Western General (Western General Hospital) N37 / ...

$2 - $3

4 alternative options

Line 113 bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 113 bus from Edinburgh, St Andrew's House (Calton Hill) to Craigleith, West Woods (Prior to exit of Porterfield Road) 113

$3

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Western General Hospital 2.4 miles

$10 - $13

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Western General Hospital 2.4 miles

$8 - $12

Walk  •  45 min

  1. Walk from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Western General Hospital 2.4 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Western General Hospital is to bus which costs £1 - £2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Western General Hospital is to taxi which costs £8 - £10 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) and arriving at Craigleith, Western General (Western General Hospital). Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Western General Hospital is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Western General Hospital without a car is to bus which takes 18 min and costs £1 - £2.

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The bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Craigleith, Western General (Western General Hospital) takes 15 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Western General Hospital bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) station.

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Edinburgh Waverley Station to Western General Hospital bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Craigleith, Western General (Western General Hospital) station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Western General Hospital.
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  • Distance: 1.9 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh Waverley Station, Scotland and Western General Hospital, Scotland?

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Western General Hospital every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 15 min. East Coast Buses also services this route every 30 minutes.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Waverley Steps) (Princes Mall West Stop) to Craigleith, Western General (Western General Hospital)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
East Coast Buses
Email
hello@eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Website
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (Regent Bridge) to Craigleith, Western General (Western General Hospital)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, St Andrew's House (Calton Hill) to Craigleith, West Woods (Prior to exit of Porterfield Road)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Western General Hospital
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 - $18
Taxi from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Western General Hospital
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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