There are 7 ways to get from Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) by train, tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, tram  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Haymarket
  2. Take the tram from Haymarket (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) T50

$16 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) 904

$9 - $13

5 alternative options

Bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Portland Park to Buchanan Bus Station X1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport Air / ...

$13 - $19

Line 201 bus, train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 201 bus from Hamilton, Leechlee Road to Airdrie, Callon Street (Masonic Lodge) 201
  2. Take the train from Airdrie to Edinburgh Park

$15 - $21

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 36.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 36.3 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport 36.3 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) station and arriving at Ingliston Road (Middle Norton). Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Hamilton and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 29 miles. The road distance is 36.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) without a car is to train and tram which takes 1 h 5 min and costs £11 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to get from Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport (EDI), including transfers.

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Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station).

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Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Ingliston Road (Middle Norton) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 36 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

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There are 2324+ hotels available in Edinburgh Airport (EDI). Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport (EDI).
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  • Distance: 28.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

What companies run services between Hamilton, Scotland and Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Train from Airdrie to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
LNER
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Haymarket (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to Ingliston Road (Middle Norton)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Hamilton, Portland Park to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Hamilton, Leechlee Road to Airdrie, Callon Street (Masonic Lodge)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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