There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh to Ratho by train, bus, tram, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train, line 20 bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Park
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Edinburgh Park, Hermiston Gait Retail Park (Edinburgh Park Station) to Ratho, Craigpark Avenue (at 137-139) 20

$5 - $6

Cheapest option

Line 22 bus, line 20 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the line 22 bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (opp 64) to South Gyle, Gyle Centre (Gyle Shopping Centre) 22
  2. Take the line 20 bus from South Gyle, Gyle Centre (Gyle Shopping Centre) to Ratho, Craigpark Avenue (at 137-139) 20

$2

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Tram, line 20 bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the tram from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh Park Station (Edinburgh Trams) T50
  2. Take the line 20 bus from South Gyle, Gyle Centre (Gyle Shopping Centre) to Ratho, Craigpark Avenue (at 137-139) 20

$6 - $7

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Ratho 9.2 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Ratho 9.2 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Ratho 9.2 miles

$19 - $27

Walk  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Walk from Edinburgh to Ratho 8.7 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Ratho is to line 22 bus and line 20 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Ratho is to taxi which costs £23 - £29 and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Ratho. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (opp 64) and arriving at Ratho, Craigpark Avenue (at 137-139) via South Gyle, Gyle Centre (Gyle Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Ratho is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Ratho without a car is to train and line 20 bus which takes 46 min and costs £3 - £5.

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from Edinburgh to Ratho, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Ratho bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (opp 64) station.

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Edinburgh to Ratho bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Ratho, Craigpark Avenue (at 137-139) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Ratho is 9 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Edinburgh to Ratho.

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There are 2314+ hotels available in Ratho. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Ratho.
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  • Distance: 7.6 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Ratho, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Ratho via South Gyle, Gyle Centre (Gyle Shopping Centre) in around 1 h.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $4
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh Park Station (Edinburgh Trams)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh Park, Hermiston Gait Retail Park (Edinburgh Park Station) to Ratho, Craigpark Avenue (at 137-139)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from South Gyle, Gyle Centre (Gyle Shopping Centre) to Ratho, Craigpark Avenue (at 137-139)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (opp 64) to South Gyle, Gyle Centre (Gyle Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Ratho
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$19 - $27
UberX
$19 - $27
uberXL
$28 - $40
Exec
$30 - $45
Taxi from Edinburgh to Ratho
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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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