There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Western General Hospital by bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Bus  •  15 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Craigleith, West Woods (Prior to exit of Porterfield Road) 19 / ...

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Western General Hospital 2.1 miles

$9 - $12

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Western General Hospital 2.1 miles

$7 - $11

Walk  •  38 min

  1. Walk from Edinburgh to Western General Hospital 2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Western General Hospital is to bus which costs £1 - £2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Western General Hospital is to taxi which costs £7 - £9 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Craigleith, West Woods (Prior to exit of Porterfield Road). Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Western General Hospital is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Western General Hospital without a car is to bus which takes 15 min and costs £1 - £2.

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The bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Craigleith, West Woods (Prior to exit of Porterfield Road) takes 12 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Edinburgh to Western General Hospital bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) station.

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Edinburgh to Western General Hospital bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Craigleith, West Woods (Prior to exit of Porterfield Road) station.

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There are 2325+ hotels available in Western General Hospital. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Western General Hospital.
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  • Distance: 1.7 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Western General Hospital, Scotland?

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to Western General Hospital every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 12 min. East Coast Buses also services this route every 30 minutes.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Craigleith, West Woods (Prior to exit of Porterfield Road)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
East Coast Buses
Email
hello@eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Website
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Craigleith, West Woods (Prior to exit of Porterfield Road)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Western General Hospital
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$7 - $11
UberX
$7 - $11
uberXL
$10 - $15
Exec
$11 - $16
Taxi from Edinburgh to Western General Hospital
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$9 - $12
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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