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There are 5 ways to get from Halbeath to Edinburgh Zoo by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Dunfermline Queen Margaret to Haymarket
  2. Take the bus from Haymarket Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo N26 / ...

£5 - £17

Cheapest option

Bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to West End, Queensferry Street X59 / ...
  2. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo N26 / ...

£5 - £17

3 alternative options

Line 747 bus  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the line 747 bus from Halbeath Bypass to Edinburgh Airport, Airport 747

£5 - £11

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Halbeath to Edinburgh Zoo 15.3 miles

£35 - £45

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Halbeath to Edinburgh Zoo 15.3 miles

£2 - £4

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The cheapest way to get from Halbeath to Edinburgh Zoo is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Halbeath to Edinburgh Zoo is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Halbeath to Edinburgh Zoo. However, there are services departing from Halbeath, Park & Ride and arriving at Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo via West End, Shandwick Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Halbeath and Edinburgh Zoo is 11 miles. The road distance is 15.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Halbeath to Edinburgh Zoo without a car is to train and bus which takes 41 min and costs £5 - £17.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from Halbeath to Edinburgh Zoo, including transfers.

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Halbeath to Edinburgh Zoo bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Halbeath, Park & Ride station.

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Halbeath to Edinburgh Zoo bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Halbeath to Edinburgh Zoo is 15 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Halbeath to Edinburgh Zoo.

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  • Distance: 11 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

You can take a bus from Halbeath to Edinburgh Zoo via West End, Queensferry Street, West End, Shandwick Place, and Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo in around 46 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dunfermline Queen Margaret to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £11
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£8 - £11
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Haymarket Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
First Scotland East
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Haymarket Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Haymarket Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to West End, Queensferry Street
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Scottish Citylink
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Haymarket Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Ember
Phone
+44 131 510 4007
Email
ride@ember.to
Website
ember.to
Bus from Haymarket Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
ember.to
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Phone
+44 737 698-0049
Website
bonesscommunitybus.scot
Bus from Haymarket Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Bo'Ness Area Community B
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to West End, Queensferry Street
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Halbeath Bypass to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to West End, Queensferry Street
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £11
Website
Megabus UK
Other operators
Taxi from Halbeath to Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Uptown Cabs
Phone
+44 1383 621 117
M & M Taxis
Phone
+44 1383 727 235
Corporate Taxi Dunfermline
Phone
+44 1383 252 525
Website
corporatetaxi.co.uk
MSD Taxi Cowdenbeath
Phone
+44 1383 514 100
Website
msd-taxi.business.site
Mitchell's Taxi
Phone
+44 7834 765 840
Adams Taxi
Phone
+44 1383 512 344

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