There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to East Calder by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp 123 Virgin Retail) to East Calder, Grove Public House (No. 253 Main Street) X27 / ...

$3 - $6

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Train, bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Kirknewton
  2. Take the bus from Kirknewton, Railway Station to East Calder, Langton View (Finlay Avenue) 23 / ...

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  21 min

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

$40 - $50

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

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp 123 Virgin Retail) and arriving at East Calder, Grove Public House (No. 253 Main Street). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and East Calder is 11 miles. The road distance is 12.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to East Calder without a car is to bus which takes 34 min and costs .

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The bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp 123 Virgin Retail) to East Calder, Grove Public House (No. 253 Main Street) takes 34 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Edinburgh to East Calder bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp 123 Virgin Retail) station.

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Edinburgh to East Calder bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, arrive at East Calder, Grove Public House (No. 253 Main Street) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to East Calder is 12 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Edinburgh to East Calder.

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There are 2175+ hotels available in East Calder. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to East Calder.
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  • Distance: 11.2 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

Lothian Country Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to East Calder every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 34 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Kirknewton
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp 123 Virgin Retail) to East Calder, Grove Public House (No. 253 Main Street)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Kirknewton, Railway Station to East Calder, Langton View (Finlay Avenue)
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp 107) to East Calder, Bowling Green
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Kirknewton, Railway Station to East Calder, Langton View (Finlay Avenue)
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
First
Blue Bus
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to East Calder, Scotmid
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to East Calder
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$24 - $35
UberX
$24 - $35
uberXL
$35 - $50
Exec
$35 - $55
Taxi from Edinburgh to East Calder
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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