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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Pentland Hills by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  1h 35m

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

£49 - £69

Cheapest option

Line 101 bus  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the line 101 bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to West Linton, Gordon Arms Hotel 101S / ...

£30 - £37

3 alternative options

Line 44 bus, taxi  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the line 44 bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Balerno, Whitlea Road 44
  2. Take a taxi from Balerno, Whitlea Road to Pentland Hills

£57 - £74

Taxi  •  1h 16m

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

£70 - £85

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Pentland Hills 31 miles

£5 - £8

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

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Pentland Hills is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 1h 16m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Pentland Hills is 15 miles. The road distance is 31 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Pentland Hills without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1h 35m and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 1h 35m to get from Edinburgh to Pentland Hills, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Pentland Hills is 31 miles. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Edinburgh to Pentland Hills.

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There are 1413+ hotels available in Pentland Hills. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Pentland Hills.
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  • Distance: 15.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 35m

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

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to West Linton, Gordon Arms Hotel 4 times a day. Tickets cost £4 - £6 and the journey takes 1h 2m.

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
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£7 - £9
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to West Linton, Gordon Arms Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Livingston South to Pentland Hills
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Estimated price
£45 - £60
West Lothian Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 444 550
Livingstone Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 415 000
Fair Deal Cabs
Phone
+44 1506 499 111
Website
fairdeal-cabs.co.uk

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