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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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 - $58

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 33 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, Stance C (Airport) Air / ...

$13 - $19

Line 201 bus, train  •  2 h 3 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 - $22

Taxi  •  39 min

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

$120 - $150

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

$160 - $220

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
Virgin Trains East Coast
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
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 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
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, Stance C (Airport)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
Schedules at
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
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Taxi from Hamilton to Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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
$160 - $220

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hamilton and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 46 km. The road distance is 58 km.

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

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

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

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