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

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Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny

£2 - £6

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Bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Queensferry, Slip Road X55 / ...

£1 - £5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to South Queensferry 9.1 miles

£22 - £27

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to South Queensferry 9.1 miles

£1 - £3

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to South Queensferry 9.1 miles

£14 - £20

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to South Queensferry is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to South Queensferry is to train which costs £2 - £6 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Queensferry Street and arriving at Queensferry, Slip Road. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Dalmeny. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and South Queensferry is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to South Queensferry without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs £2 - £6.

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The train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Edinburgh to South Queensferry bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from West End, Queensferry Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to South Queensferry is to train which takes 16 min and costs £2 - £6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £1 - £5 and takes 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to South Queensferry.
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  • Distance: 8.2 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £6 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Queensferry, Slip Road every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 21 min. Lothian Country Buses also services this route hourly.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £6
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Queensferry, Slip Road
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Queensferry, The Loan
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Edinburgh to South Queensferry
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£14 - £20
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uber.com
Assist
£14 - £20
UberX
£14 - £20
uberXL
£21 - £29
Exec
£22 - £30
Taxi from Edinburgh to South Queensferry
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
£22 - £27
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk

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Edinburgh to South Queensferry bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Queensferry, Slip Road station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to South Queensferry is 9 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Edinburgh to South Queensferry.

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