There are 5 ways to get from Motherwell to Edinburgh Zoo by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Haymarket

$12 - $54

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Motherwell Railway Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo 904

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Line 242 bus, bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 242 bus from Motherwell, Hamilton Road (Motherwell Jobcentre) to Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park 242
  2. Take the bus from Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo 900

$11 - $15

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Motherwell to Edinburgh Zoo 33.3 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Motherwell to Edinburgh Zoo 33.3 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Motherwell to Edinburgh Zoo is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Motherwell to Edinburgh Zoo is to taxi which costs £80 - £95 and takes 39 min.

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The distance between Motherwell and Edinburgh Zoo is 30 miles. The road distance is 33.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from Motherwell to Edinburgh Zoo, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Motherwell Railway Station station and arriving at Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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There are 2445+ hotels available in Edinburgh Zoo. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Motherwell to Edinburgh Zoo.
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  • Distance: 30.1 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Motherwell, Scotland and Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland?

CrossCountry operates a train from Motherwell to Edinburgh Zoo every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 37 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Motherwell to Edinburgh Zoo once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
LNER
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Motherwell Railway Station to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park to Corstorphine, Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Motherwell to Edinburgh Zoo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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

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