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

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Train  •  12m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Prestonpans

$4 - $6

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Bus  •  44m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Tranent, Cross Keys Inn 104 / ...

$2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  19m

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Tranent 11.7 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  19m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Tranent 11.7 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  19m

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Tranent 11.7 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Tranent is to bus which costs £2 and takes 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Tranent is to train which costs £3 - £5 and takes 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place and arriving at Tranent, Cross Keys Inn. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Prestonpans. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Tranent is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Tranent without a car is to train which takes 12m and costs £3 - £5.

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The train from Edinburgh to Prestonpans takes 12m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Edinburgh to Tranent bus services, operated by East Coast Buses, depart from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place station.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Tranent is to train which takes 12m and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 44m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Tranent.
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  • Distance: 9.5 miles
  • Duration: 12m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Tranent, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Tranent hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 12m. Alternatively, East Coast Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to Tranent every 20 minutes, and the journey takes 44m. Lothian Buses also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Prestonpans
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
East Coast Buses
Email
hello@eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Website
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Tranent, Cross Keys Inn
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Tranent, Cross Keys Inn
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Tranent
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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uber.com
Assist
$23 - $35
UberX
$23 - $35
uberXL
$30 - $50
Exec
$35 - $50
Taxi from Edinburgh to Tranent
Ave. Duration
19m
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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

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Edinburgh to Tranent bus services, operated by East Coast Buses, arrive at Tranent, Cross Keys Inn station.

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Edinburgh to Tranent train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Prestonpans station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Tranent is 12 miles. It takes approximately 19m to drive from Edinburgh to Tranent.

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