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Line 30 bus  •  4 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Old Town, South Bridge N3 / ...

£1 - £5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Mercat Cross 4426 feet

£4 - £6

Walk  •  10 min

  1. Walk from Edinburgh to Mercat Cross 2825 feet

Edinburgh → Mercat Cross
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Mercat Cross is to line 30 bus which costs £1 - £5 and takes 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Mercat Cross is to taxi which costs £4 - £6 and takes 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Old Town, South Bridge. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

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It is approximately 2143 feet to get from Edinburgh to Mercat Cross.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Mercat Cross without a car is to line 30 bus which takes 4 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The line 30 bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Old Town, South Bridge takes 4 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Edinburgh to Mercat Cross bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Mercat Cross bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Old Town, South Bridge station.

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There are 813+ hotels available in Mercat Cross. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Mercat Cross.
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  • Distance: 2143 feet
  • Duration: 4 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Mercat Cross, Edinburgh, Scotland?

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Old Town, South Bridge every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 4 min.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Old Town, South Bridge
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Mercat Cross
Ave. Duration
2 min
Estimated price
£4 - £6
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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