There are 4 ways to get from Musselburgh to Edinburgh by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 6 min
£1 - £4
Bus • 29 min
£1 - £5
2 alternative options
Taxi • 14 min
£18 - £22
Drive • 14 min
£1 - £2
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Questions & Answers
The most affordable way to get from Musselburgh to Edinburgh is to drive, which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.
The quickest way to get from Musselburgh to Edinburgh is to train which costs £1 - £4 and takes 6 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Musselburgh, High Street and arriving at Hillside, Leopold Place. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Musselburgh and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.
The distance between Musselburgh and Edinburgh is 6 miles. The road distance is 7 miles.
The best way to get from Musselburgh to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 6 min and costs £1 - £4.
The train from Musselburgh to Edinburgh takes 6 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Musselburgh to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Musselburgh, High Street station.
Musselburgh to Edinburgh train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Musselburgh station.
The best way to get from Musselburgh to Edinburgh is to train which takes 6 min and costs £1 - £4. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £1 - £5 and takes 29 min.
What companies run services between Musselburgh, Scotland and Edinburgh, Scotland?
ScotRail operates a train from Musselburgh to Edinburgh hourly. Tickets cost £1 - £4 and the journey takes 6 min. Alternatively, Lothian Buses operates a bus from Musselburgh, High Street to Hillside, Leopold Place every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 29 min. East Coast Buses also services this route every 30 minutes.
Train from Musselburgh to Edinburgh
- Ave. Duration
- 6 min
- Estimated price
- £1 - £4
- Anytime Day Single
- £1 - £3
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £2 - £4
Bus from Musselburgh, High Street to Hillside, Leopold Place
- Ave. Duration
- 29 min
- Every 10 minutes
- Estimated price
- £1 - £5
- Lothian Buses
- Airport zone
- City zone
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Musselburgh to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Hillside, Leopold Place station.
Musselburgh to Edinburgh train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Edinburgh station.
Yes, the driving distance between Musselburgh to Edinburgh is 7 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Musselburgh to Edinburgh.
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