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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo to Edinburgh, Princes Street
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Kirknewton, station

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo to Haymarket Station
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Kirknewton

Bus via Livingston, Bus Terminal

  1. Take the bus from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo to Livingston, Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Kirknewton, Railway Station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station

Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station by walk and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh Zoo and Kirknewton Station is around 51 min and covers a distance of around 15 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4 min. The fastest journey normally takes 44 min. Operated by Lothian Buses, First, Scottish Citylink and others, the Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station service departs from Edinburgh Zoo and arrives in Kirknewton, station. Typically 241 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
46 min
Layover time:
4 min
Total time:
51 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
44 min
Journey distance:
15 miles
Services per week:
241
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:40
Last service departs at:
23:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station walk and bus schedules

Edinburgh Zoo → Kirknewton Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kirknewton Station is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kirknewton Station is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Kirknewton Station is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station is to taxi which costs £23 - £29 and takes 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station station. However, there are services departing from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo and arriving at Kirknewton, station via Edinburgh, Princes Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 12m.

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The distance between Edinburgh Zoo and Kirknewton Station is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station without a car is to bus which takes 1h 12m and costs £3 - £7.

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It takes approximately 1h 12m to get from Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo station.

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Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, arrive at Kirknewton, station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station is 10 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station.

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There are 808+ hotels available in Kirknewton Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station.
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  • Distance: 7.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 12m

What companies run services between Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland and Kirknewton Station, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station via Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo and Edinburgh, Princes Street in around 1h 12m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Kirknewton
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £7
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Bus from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo to Haymarket Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
First
Bus from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo to Haymarket Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
First
Bus from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo to Livingston, Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo to Haymarket Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Scottish Citylink
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Kirknewton, station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Bus from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo to Haymarket Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Kirknewton, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Phone
+44 737 698-0049
Website
bonesscommunitybus.scot
Bus from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Bus from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo to Haymarket Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Ember
Phone
+44 131 510 4007
Email
ride@ember.to
Website
ember.to
Bus from Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo to Haymarket Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
ember.to
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh Zoo to Kirknewton Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£23 - £29
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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