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There are 4 ways to get from Leith to Edinburgh Festival Theatre by bus, taxi or foot

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Line 7 bus via Old Town, South Bridge  •  15 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Leith, Kirkgate Centre to Old Town, South Bridge 7 / ...

£1 - £5

3 alternative options

Line 7 bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Leith, Foot of the Walk to South Side, Surgeons' Hall 7 / ...

£1 - £5

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leith to Edinburgh Festival Theatre 2.3 miles

£7 - £10

Walk  •  39 min

  1. Walk from Leith to Edinburgh Festival Theatre 2.1 miles

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The most affordable way to get from Leith to Edinburgh Festival Theatre is to line 7 bus via Old Town, South Bridge, which costs £1 - £5 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leith to Edinburgh Festival Theatre is to taxi which costs £7 - £10 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leith, Kirkgate Centre and arriving at Old Town, South Bridge. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The distance between Leith and Edinburgh Festival Theatre is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Leith to Edinburgh Festival Theatre without a car is to line 7 bus via Old Town, South Bridge which takes 15 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The line 7 bus from Leith, Kirkgate Centre to Old Town, South Bridge takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Leith to Edinburgh Festival Theatre bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Leith, Kirkgate Centre station.

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Leith to Edinburgh Festival Theatre bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Old Town, South Bridge station.

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There are 3902+ hotels available in Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Leith to Edinburgh Festival Theatre.
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  • Distance: 1.9 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Leith, Kirkgate Centre to Old Town, South Bridge every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 13 min.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Leith, Kirkgate Centre to Old Town, South Bridge
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Bus from Leith, Foot of the Walk to South Side, Surgeons' Hall
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Other operators
Taxi from Leith to Edinburgh Festival Theatre
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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