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There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to King's Theatre by bus, taxi or foot

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Bus  •  8 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Tollcross, Home Street N11 / ...

£1 - £5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to King's Theatre 1.2 miles

£5 - £7

Walk  •  20 min

  1. Walk from Edinburgh to King's Theatre 1 miles

Edinburgh to King's Theatre by bus and walk

The journey time between Edinburgh and King's Theatre is around 7 min and covers a distance of around 4307 feet. The fastest journey normally takes 5 min. Operated by Lothian Buses and Stagecoach West Scotland, the Edinburgh to King's Theatre service departs from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arrives in King's Theatre. Typically 2088 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7 min
Fastest journey time:
5 min
Services per week:
2088
Cheapest price:
£1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:02
Last service departs at:
23:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to King's Theatre bus and walk schedules

Edinburgh → King's Theatre
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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to King's Theatre is to bus which costs £1 - £5 and takes 8 min.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to King's Theatre is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £5 - £7 and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Tollcross, Home Street. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and King's Theatre is 3944 feet.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to King's Theatre without a car is to bus which takes 8 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Tollcross, Home Street takes 8 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Edinburgh to King's Theatre bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to King's Theatre bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Tollcross, Home Street station.

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There are 817+ hotels available in King's Theatre. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to King's Theatre.
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  • Distance: 3944 feet
  • Duration: 8 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and King's Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland?

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Tollcross, Home Street every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 8 min. Stagecoach West Scotland also services this route every 2 hours.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Tollcross, Home Street
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Tollcross, Home Street
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to King's Theatre
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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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