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There are 6 ways to get from Musselburgh to Edinburgh by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  6m

  1. Take the train from Musselburgh to Edinburgh

$3 - $20

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Bus  •  29m

  1. Take the bus from Musselburgh, Health Centre to Edinburgh, Princes Street 113 / ...

$2

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  15m

  1. Take a taxi from Musselburgh to Edinburgh 7.1 miles

$24 - $30

Drive  •  15m

  1. Drive from Musselburgh to Edinburgh 7.1 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  15m

  1. Take an Uber from Musselburgh to Edinburgh 7.1 miles

$15 - $22

Walk  •  2h 6m

  1. Walk from Musselburgh to Edinburgh 6.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Musselburgh to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Musselburgh to Edinburgh is to train which costs £2 - £15 and takes 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Musselburgh, Health Centre and arriving at Edinburgh, Princes Street. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Musselburgh and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6m.

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The distance between Musselburgh and Edinburgh is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Musselburgh to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 6m and costs £2 - £15.

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The train from Musselburgh to Edinburgh takes 6m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Musselburgh to Edinburgh bus services, operated by East Coast Buses, depart from Musselburgh, Health Centre station.

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Musselburgh to Edinburgh train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Musselburgh station.

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The best way to get from Musselburgh to Edinburgh is to train which takes 6m and costs £2 - £15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 29m.

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Map of how to get from Musselburgh to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 5.7 miles
  • Duration: 6m

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

ScotRail operates a train from Musselburgh to Edinburgh hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 6m. Caledonian Sleeper also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, East Coast Buses operates a bus from Musselburgh to Edinburgh every 20 minutes, and the journey takes 29m. Lothian Buses also services this route every 5 minutes.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Musselburgh to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $4
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Musselburgh to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$189
Sleeper Seat
$13 - $20
Bus operators
East Coast Buses
Email
hello@eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Website
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from Musselburgh, Health Centre to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Musselburgh, Loretto RC Primary School to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Musselburgh to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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uber.com
Assist
$15 - $22
UberX
$15 - $22
uberXL
$22 - $35
Exec
$24 - $35
Taxi from Musselburgh to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
15m
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
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

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Musselburgh to Edinburgh bus services, operated by East Coast Buses, arrive at Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Musselburgh to Edinburgh train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Musselburgh to Edinburgh is 7 miles. It takes approximately 15m to drive from Musselburgh to Edinburgh.

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