How to get from Edinburgh to Ratho

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Recommended option

Train, line 20 bus via Edinburgh Gateway  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Take the line 20 bus from South Gyle, Gyle Shopping Centre to Ratho, Craigpark Avenue (at 137-139) 20

$5 - $6

Cheapest option

Bus, line 20 bus  •  58 min

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

$2 - $3

6 alternative options

Train, line 20 bus  •  44 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

Tram, line 20 bus  •  54 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 Edinburgh Park, Hermiston Gait Retail Park (Edinburgh Park Station) 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

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Ratho via South Gyle, Gyle Shopping Centre in around 58 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Train from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
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 South Gyle, 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 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 Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp 64) to South Gyle, 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
uberASSIST
$19 - $27
uberX
$19 - $27
uberXL
$28 - $40
UberEXEC
$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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Ratho is 12 km. The road distance is 15 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Ratho is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 16 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Ratho. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp 64) and arriving at Ratho, Craigpark Avenue (at 137-139) via South Gyle, Gyle Shopping Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58 min.

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