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There are 9 ways to get from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) by train, tram, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, tram  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Brunstane to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Gateway
  3. Take the tram from Gogar, Edinburgh Gateway to Edinburgh Airport T50

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Portobello Town Hall to West End, Shandwick Place X26 / ...
  2. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Edinburgh Airport, Airport 100 / ...

$4 - $8

7 alternative options

Line 124 bus, tram  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 124 bus from Portobello, Bridge Street to Edinburgh, Princes Street 124
  2. Take the tram from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Edinburgh Airport T50

$4 - $7

Line 26 bus, tram  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Portobello Town Hall to Haymarket Station 26
  2. Take the tram from Haymarket to Edinburgh Airport T50

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 17.6 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 17.6 miles

$3 - $6

Shuttle  •  25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport

$45 - $110

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport 17.6 miles

$100 - $150

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) 17.6 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI). However, there are services departing from Portobello Town Hall and arriving at Edinburgh Airport, Airport via West End, Shandwick Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Portobello and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 10 miles. The road distance is 17.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) without a car is to train and tram which takes 41 min and costs £4 - £8.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI), including transfers.

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Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Portobello Town Hall station.

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Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Edinburgh Airport, Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 18 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

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Map of how to get from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI).
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  • Distance: 9.8 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Portobello, Scotland and Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland?

You can take a bus from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) via West End, Shandwick Place in around 1 h.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Brunstane to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Train from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $2
Anytime Day Single
$1 - $2
Edinburgh Trams
Phone
0131 475 0177
Website
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Gogar, Edinburgh Gateway to Edinburgh Airport
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Edinburgh Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
Tram from Haymarket to Edinburgh Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
edinburghtrams.com
Bus operators
East Coast Buses
Email
hello@eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Website
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from Portobello, Bridge Street to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from Portobello Town Hall to West End, Lothian Road
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Portobello Town Hall to West End, Shandwick Place
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Portobello Town Hall to Haymarket Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
uberXL
$45 - $70
Exec
$50 - $70
Taxi from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Towncar from Portobello to Edinburgh Airport
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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