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There are 3 ways to get from Princes Street Gardens to Western General Hospital by bus, taxi or foot

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Bus  •  16 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Craigleith, Western General N37 / ...

£1 - £5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Princes Street Gardens to Western General Hospital 2.8 miles

£8 - £11

Walk  •  33 min

  1. Walk from Princes Street Gardens to Western General Hospital 1.8 miles

Princes Street Gardens → Western General Hospital
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The cheapest way to get from Princes Street Gardens to Western General Hospital is to bus which costs £1 - £5 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princes Street Gardens to Western General Hospital is to taxi which costs £8 - £11 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Craigleith, Western General. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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It is approximately 2 miles to get from Princes Street Gardens to Western General Hospital.

The best way to get from Princes Street Gardens to Western General Hospital without a car is to bus which takes 16 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Craigleith, Western General takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Princes Street Gardens to Western General Hospital bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Princes Street Gardens to Western General Hospital bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Craigleith, Western General station.

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There are 3915+ hotels available in Western General Hospital. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Princes Street Gardens to Western General Hospital.
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  • Distance: 1.5 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Princes Street Gardens, Scotland and Western General Hospital, Scotland?

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Craigleith, Western General every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 10 min. East Coast Buses also services this route hourly.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Craigleith, Western General
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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 Edinburgh, Princes Street to Craigleith, Western General
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
East Coast Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Princes Street Gardens to Western General Hospital
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
£8 - £11
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

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