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There are 3 ways to get from Portobello to Carberry Tower by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the bus from Portobello, Windsor Place to Musselburgh, High Street N26 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Musselburgh, High Street to Whitecraig Avenue 140 / ...

£2 - £10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Portobello to Carberry Tower 6.4 miles

£16 - £20

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Portobello to Carberry Tower 6.4 miles

£1 - £2

Portobello to Carberry Tower by bus and walk

The journey time between Portobello and Carberry Tower is around 28 min and covers a distance of around 6 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 18 min. Operated by Lothian Buses, East Coast Buses and Prentice Coaches, the Portobello to Carberry Tower service departs from Portobello, Windsor Place and arrives in Carberry Tower. Typically 320 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
28 min
Fastest journey time:
18 min
Journey distance:
6 miles
Services per week:
320
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
03:30
Last service departs at:
21:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Portobello to Carberry Tower bus and walk schedules

Portobello → Carberry Tower
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The most affordable way to get from Portobello to Carberry Tower is to drive, which costs £1 - £2 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portobello to Carberry Tower is to taxi which costs £16 - £20 and takes 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portobello to Carberry Tower. However, there are services departing from Portobello, Windsor Place and arriving at Whitecraig Avenue via Musselburgh, High Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Portobello and Carberry Tower is 4 miles. The road distance is 6.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Portobello to Carberry Tower without a car is to bus which takes 57 min and costs £2 - £10.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Portobello to Carberry Tower, including transfers.

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Portobello to Carberry Tower bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Portobello, Windsor Place station.

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Portobello to Carberry Tower bus services, operated by East Coast Buses, arrive at Whitecraig Avenue station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portobello to Carberry Tower is 6 miles. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Portobello to Carberry Tower.

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  • Distance: 4.5 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Portobello, Scotland and Carberry Tower, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Portobello to Carberry Tower via Musselburgh, High Street and Whitecraig Avenue in around 57 min.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Portobello, Windsor Place to Musselburgh, High Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Bus from Musselburgh, High Street to Whitecraig Avenue
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
East Coast Buses
Email
hello@eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Website
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from Portobello, Windsor Place to Musselburgh, High Street
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
East Coast Buses
Bus from Musselburgh, High Street to Whitecraig Avenue
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
East Coast Buses
Prentice Coaches
Phone
+44 1620 822620
Email
mail@prentice.info
Website
prentice.info
Bus from Musselburgh, High Street to Whitecraig Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Prentice Coaches
Other operators
Taxi from Portobello to Carberry Tower
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
£16 - £20
Toun Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 0077
Website
toun-taxis.co.uk
R & J's Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 2020
Musselburgh Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 2121
Website
musselburghtaxis.com
9090 Taxis
Phone
+44 131 665 9090
Website
9090taxis.com
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
Swift Private Hire Taxis
Phone
+44 131 660 5000
Website
swiftprivatehire.co.uk
Aerial ABW Cabs
Phone
+44 131 663 3232
Website
aerialabwcabs.co.uk
Abbey Cabs Dalkeith
Phone
+44 131 357 7444
Website
abbeycabsdalkeith.co.uk
Taxi and Hutch
Phone
+44 131 665 5600
Website
taxiandhutch.com
Axis Taxis
Phone
+44 7340 567467
Alba Taxis
Phone
+44 1875 815 000

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