There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street

$17 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station 900

$13 - $19

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Charing Cross (Glasgow)

$14 - $18

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro 47.9 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro 47.9 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 54 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and SSE Hydro is 43 miles. The road distance is 47.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Glasgow, Royal Crescent (Claremont Street) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Charing Cross (Glasgow). Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and SSE Hydro, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Edinburgh to Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
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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