There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Edinburgh Zoo by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket

$16 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo 900

$11 - $16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Edinburgh Zoo 42.6 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Edinburgh Zoo 42.6 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Edinburgh Zoo is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Edinburgh Zoo is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Edinburgh Zoo is 39 miles. The road distance is 42.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Glasgow to Edinburgh Zoo, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Edinburgh Zoo every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh Zoo every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
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 Buchanan Bus Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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