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There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to St Giles' Cathedral by bus, car or foot

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Line 27 bus

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Edinburgh, The Mound to Old Town, Victoria Street

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Drive

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to St Giles' Cathedral

Walk

  1. Walk from Edinburgh to St Giles' Cathedral

Edinburgh to St Giles' Cathedral by bus and walk

The journey time between Edinburgh and St Giles' Cathedral is around 2 min and covers a distance of around 2377 feet. The fastest journey normally takes 1 min. Operated by Lothian Buses, the Edinburgh to St Giles' Cathedral service departs from Edinburgh, The Mound and arrives in St Giles' Cathedral. Typically 1457 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
2 min
Fastest journey time:
1 min
Journey distance:
2377 feet
Services per week:
1457
Cheapest price:
£1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:32
Last service departs at:
23:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to St Giles' Cathedral bus and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Edinburgh to St Giles' Cathedral is to drive, which costs £1 and takes 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to St Giles' Cathedral is to drive which costs £1 and takes 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, The Mound and arriving at Old Town, Victoria Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and St Giles' Cathedral is 1494 feet. The road distance is 1942 feet.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to St Giles' Cathedral without a car is to line 27 bus which takes 4 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The line 27 bus from Edinburgh, The Mound to Old Town, Victoria Street takes 2 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Edinburgh to St Giles' Cathedral bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Edinburgh, The Mound station.

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Edinburgh to St Giles' Cathedral bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Old Town, Victoria Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to St Giles' Cathedral is 1942 feet. It takes approximately 1 min to drive from Edinburgh to St Giles' Cathedral.

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There are 776+ hotels available in St Giles' Cathedral. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to St Giles' Cathedral.
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  • Distance: 1494 feet
  • Duration: 4 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and St Giles' Cathedral, Scotland?

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh, The Mound to Old Town, Victoria Street every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 2 min.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, The Mound to Old Town, Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2

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