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

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Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to North Queensferry

$4 - $7

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Bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to North Queensferry, North Access (Forth Road Bridge North Side) X54 / ...

$7

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to North Queensferry 14.2 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to North Queensferry 14.2 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to North Queensferry 14.2 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to North Queensferry is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to North Queensferry is to train which costs £3 - £5 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) and arriving at North Queensferry, North Access (Forth Road Bridge North Side). Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at North Queensferry. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and North Queensferry is 9 miles. The road distance is 14.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to North Queensferry without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs £3 - £5.

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The train from Edinburgh to North Queensferry takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Edinburgh to North Queensferry bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) station.

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Edinburgh to North Queensferry train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to North Queensferry is to train which takes 19 min and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 and takes 24 min.

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Edinburgh to North Queensferry bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at North Queensferry, North Access (Forth Road Bridge North Side) station.

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Edinburgh to North Queensferry train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at North Queensferry station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to North Queensferry.
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  • Distance: 8.7 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and North Queensferry, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to North Queensferry every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Edinburgh to North Queensferry every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 24 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to North Queensferry
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to North Queensferry, North Access (Forth Road Bridge North Side)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to North Queensferry
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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uber.com
Assist
$27 - $40
UberX
$27 - $40
uberXL
$40 - $55
Exec
$40 - $60
Taxi from Edinburgh to North Queensferry
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$45 - $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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