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

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Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny

$4 - $6

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Bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Queensferry, Slip Road (Forth Road Bridges) X54 / ...

$5

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to South Queensferry 9.1 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to South Queensferry 9.1 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to South Queensferry 9.1 miles

$19 - $26

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) and arriving at Queensferry, Slip Road (Forth Road Bridges). Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Dalmeny. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and South Queensferry is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to South Queensferry without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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The train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Edinburgh to South Queensferry bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) station.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to South Queensferry is to train which takes 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 21 min.

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Edinburgh to South Queensferry bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Queensferry, Slip Road (Forth Road Bridges) station.

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Edinburgh to South Queensferry train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Dalmeny station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to South Queensferry.
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  • Distance: 8.2 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and South Queensferry, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to South Queensferry every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Edinburgh to South Queensferry every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 21 min. Lothian Country Buses also services this route every 20 minutes.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Dalmeny
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Queensferry, Slip Road (Forth Road Bridges)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Queensferry, Stonycroft Road (at Scotmid)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to South Queensferry
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $26
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uber.com
Assist
$19 - $26
UberX
$19 - $26
uberXL
$27 - $40
Exec
$29 - $40
Taxi from Edinburgh to South Queensferry
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to South Queensferry is 9 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Edinburgh to South Queensferry.

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