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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 24 min

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

$13 - $18

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Bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station 900

$13 - $19

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  54 min

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

$140 - $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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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Glasgow, Royal Crescent via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 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, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 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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The best way to get from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro without a car is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £10 - £14.

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The train from Edinburgh to Charing Cross (Glasgow) takes 1 h 7 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Edinburgh to SSE Hydro bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to SSE Hydro train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £10 - £14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro.
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  • Distance: 42.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

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 $13 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro every 30 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 Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$140 - $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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Edinburgh to SSE Hydro bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Edinburgh to SSE Hydro train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Charing Cross (Glasgow) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to SSE Hydro is 48 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Edinburgh to SSE Hydro.

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There are 813+ hotels available in SSE Hydro. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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