How to get from Edinburgh to Craigmillar Castle

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Recommended option

Line 8 bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Old Town, South Bridge (at 32) to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Little Frances Crescent (Queen's Medical Research Institute) 8 / ...

$2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Craigmillar Castle 3.9 miles

$15 - $18

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Craigmillar Castle 3.9 miles

$10 - $15

Walk  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Walk from Edinburgh to Craigmillar Castle 3.5 miles

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Craigmillar Castle, Scotland?

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to Craigmillar Castle every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 24 min.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Old Town, South Bridge (at 32) to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Little Frances Crescent (Queen's Medical Research Institute)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Craigmillar Castle
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$10 - $15
uberX
$10 - $15
uberXL
$15 - $21
UberEXEC
$16 - $22
Taxi from Edinburgh to Craigmillar Castle
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$15 - $18
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 and Craigmillar Castle is 5 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Craigmillar Castle is to line 8 bus which costs £2 and takes 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Craigmillar Castle is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs £11 - £14.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Old Town, South Bridge (at 32) and arriving at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Little Frances Crescent (Queen's Medical Research Institute). Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

The line 8 bus from Old Town, South Bridge (at 32) to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Little Frances Crescent (Queen's Medical Research Institute) takes 24 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.