There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to East Calder by bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp 123 Virgin Retail) to East Calder, Bowling Green 27 / ...

$3 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to East Calder 12.3 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to East Calder 12.3 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to East Calder 12.3 miles

$25 - $35

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and East Calder, Scotland?

First operates a bus from Edinburgh to East Calder every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 44 min. Blue Bus also services this route once daily.

Bus operators
Blue Bus
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp 123 Virgin Retail) to East Calder, Scotmid
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to East Calder
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$25 - $35
uberX
$25 - $35
uberXL
$35 - $55
UberEXEC
$40 - $55
Taxi from Edinburgh to East Calder
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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

How far is it from Edinburgh to East Calder?

The distance between Edinburgh and East Calder is 18 km. The road distance is 20 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to East Calder?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to East Calder is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 21 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to East Calder?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to East Calder is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs £30 - £40.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and East Calder?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp 123 Virgin Retail) and arriving at East Calder, Bowling Green. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to East Calder?

The bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp 123 Virgin Retail) to East Calder, Bowling Green takes 44 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.