There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Pentland Hills by train, taxi, bus or car

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

Train, taxi  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Livingston South
  2. Take a taxi from Livingston South to Pentland Hills

$91 - $117

Cheapest option

Line 101 bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 101 bus from Tollcross, Fountainbridge (at 145-149) to West Linton, Gordon Arms Hotel 101 / ...

$49 - $60

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Pentland Hills 31 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Pentland Hills 31 miles

$6 - $10

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Pentland Hills, Scotland?

Stagecoach West operates a bus from Edinburgh to Pentland Hills hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Livingston South
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tollcross, Fountainbridge (at 145-149) to West Linton, Gordon Arms Hotel
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Livingston South to Pentland Hills
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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

The distance between Edinburgh and Pentland Hills is 25 km. The road distance is 50 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Pentland Hills is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 1 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Pentland Hills is to taxi which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £75 - £90.

It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Edinburgh to Pentland Hills, including transfers.