There are 4 ways to get from Leith to Portobello by bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Line 49 bus  •  20 min

  1. Take the line 49 bus from Leith, Duke Street (at 45) to Portobello Town Hall (Police Station) 21 / ...

$2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leith to Portobello 3.2 miles

$12 - $16

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Leith to Portobello 3.2 miles

$9 - $14

Walk  •  56 min

  1. Walk from Leith to Portobello 3 miles

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leith, Duke Street (at 45) and arriving at Portobello Town Hall (Police Station) station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Leith and Portobello is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Leith to Portobello without a car is to line 49 bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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The line 49 bus from Leith, Duke Street (at 45) to Portobello Town Hall (Police Station) takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Leith to Portobello bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Leith, Duke Street (at 45) station.

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Leith to Portobello bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Portobello Town Hall (Police Station).

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There are 2130+ hotels available in Portobello. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Leith to Portobello.
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  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

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

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Leith to Portobello every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 20 min.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Leith, Duke Street (at 45) to Portobello Town Hall (Police Station)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Leith to Portobello
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$9 - $14
UberX
$9 - $14
uberXL
$13 - $19
Exec
$14 - $20
Taxi from Leith to Portobello
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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

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