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There are 3 ways to get from Leith to Edinburgh by bus, taxi or foot

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Leith, Foot of the Walk to Hillside, Elm Row

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Leith to Edinburgh

Walk

  1. Walk from Leith to Edinburgh

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The cheapest way to get from Leith to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £1 - £5 and takes 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leith to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £1 - £5 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leith, Foot of the Walk and arriving at Hillside, Elm Row. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Leith and Edinburgh is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Leith to Edinburgh without a car is to bus which takes 7 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The bus from Leith, Foot of the Walk to Hillside, Elm Row takes 7 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Leith to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Leith, Foot of the Walk station.

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Leith to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Hillside, Elm Row station.

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Map of how to get from Leith to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 1.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 min

What companies run services between Leith, Scotland and Edinburgh, Scotland?

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Leith, Foot of the Walk to Hillside, Elm Row every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 7 min. Edinburgh Coach Lines also services this route every 2 hours.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Edinburgh Coach Lines
Phone
+44 (0) 131 554 5413
Email
enquiries@edinburghcoachlines.com
Website
edinburghcoachlines.com
Bus from Pilrig, Buchanan Street to Broughton, Mansfield Place
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Edinburgh Coach Lines
Other operators
Taxi from Leith to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk

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