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

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Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Leith, St Anthony Street (at 6) to Edinburgh Airport, Airport N22

$2

6 alternative options

Line 16 bus, tram  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 16 bus from Leith, Laurie Street (at 137) to Edinburgh, York Place (at 39 opp York Lane) 10 / ...
  2. Take the tram from Edinburgh, York Place (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams) T50

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leith to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 10.2 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Leith to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 10.2 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Leith to Edinburgh Airport

$45 - $110

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from Leith to Edinburgh Airport 10.2 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Leith to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 10.2 miles

$21 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leith to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to bus which costs £2 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leith to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to taxi which costs £28 - £35 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leith, St Anthony Street (at 6) and arriving at Edinburgh Airport, Airport. Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Leith and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 8 miles. The road distance is 10.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Leith to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) without a car is to bus which takes 40 min and costs £2.

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The bus from Leith, St Anthony Street (at 6) to Edinburgh Airport, Airport takes 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Leith to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Leith, St Anthony Street (at 6) station.

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Leith to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Edinburgh Airport, Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Leith to Edinburgh Airport (EDI).
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  • Distance: 7.7 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Leith to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) hourly. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 40 min.

Train operators
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh, York Place (Edinburgh Trams) to Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Leith, St Anthony Street (at 6) to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Leith, Laurie Street (at 137) to Edinburgh, York Place (at 39 opp York Lane)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Leith to Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$21 - $29
UberX
$21 - $29
uberXL
$30 - $45
Exec
$30 - $45
Taxi from Leith to Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Leith to Edinburgh Airport
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Towncar from Leith to Edinburgh Airport
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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