There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to St John's Hospital by bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 16 bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the line 16 bus from Craigleith, Western General Hospital to Howden, St Johns Hospital 16

$9

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp 123 Virgin Retail) to Howden, St Johns Hospital 21C / ...

$3 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to St John's Hospital 17.1 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to St John's Hospital 17.1 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to St John's Hospital 17.1 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and St John's Hospital, Scotland?

SD Travel operates a bus from Edinburgh to St John's Hospital 3 times a day. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 47 min.

Bus operators
SD Travel
Phone
01501 743333
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Craigleith, Western General Hospital to Howden, St Johns Hospital
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Blue Bus
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp 123 Virgin Retail) to Howden, St Johns Hospital
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to St John's Hospital
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$30 - $45
uberX
$30 - $45
uberXL
$45 - $70
UberEXEC
$50 - $70
Taxi from Edinburgh to St John's Hospital
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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 St John's Hospital is 21 km. The road distance is 27 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to St John's Hospital is to bus which costs £2 - £6 and takes 1 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to St John's Hospital is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs £40 - £50.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Craigleith, Western General Hospital and arriving at Howden, St Johns Hospital. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

The line 16 bus from Craigleith, Western General Hospital to Howden, St Johns Hospital takes 47 min including transfers and departs three times a day.