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There are 4 ways to get from Ratho to Armadale by bus, tram, train, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ratho Station, Station Road to Armadale, Hunting Lodge

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Tram, train

  1. Take the tram from Gogarburn to Edinburgh Park Station
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Armadale (W Lothian)

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Ratho to Armadale

Drive

  1. Drive from Ratho to Armadale

Ratho to Armadale by bus

The bus journey time between Ratho and Armadale is around 43 min and covers a distance of around 13 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 38 min. Operated by Lothian Country Buses, the Ratho to Armadale bus service departs from Ratho Station, Station Road and arrives in Armadale, Hunting Lodge. Typically 271 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
43 min
Fastest bus time:
38 min
Bus distance:
13 miles
Buses per week:
271
Cheapest price:
£5
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:07
Last bus departs at:
23:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ratho to Armadale bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ratho to Armadale is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 20 min.

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The fastest way to get from Ratho to Armadale is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £30 - £40 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ratho Station, Station Road station and arriving at Armadale, Hunting Lodge. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Ratho and Armadale is 12 miles. The road distance is 17.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Ratho to Armadale without a car is to bus which takes 44 min and costs £5.

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The bus from Ratho Station, Station Road to Armadale, Hunting Lodge takes 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Ratho to Armadale bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, depart from Ratho Station, Station Road.

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Ratho to Armadale bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, arrive at Armadale, Hunting Lodge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ratho to Armadale is 17 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Ratho to Armadale.

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  • Distance: 12.5 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Ratho, Scotland and Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland?

Lothian Country Buses operates a bus from Ratho Station, Station Road to Armadale, Hunting Lodge hourly. Tickets cost £5 and the journey takes 44 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Park to Armadale (W Lothian)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £11
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£8 - £11
Bus operators
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Ratho Station, Station Road to Armadale, Hunting Lodge
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Ratho to Armadale
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
West Lothian Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 444 550
Livingstone Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 415 000
Fair Deal Cabs
Phone
+44 1506 499 111
Website
fairdeal-cabs.co.uk
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
Freddies Private Hire
Phone
+44 1501 732 323
Fixed Rate Taxis
Phone
+44 1506 444 555
Uptown Cabs
Phone
+44 1383 621 117
M & M Taxis
Phone
+44 1383 727 235
Corporate Taxi Dunfermline
Phone
+44 1383 252 525
Website
corporatetaxi.co.uk

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