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There are 7 ways to get from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare or towncar

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Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Dalmeny to Edinburgh

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Queensferry to Edinburgh 11.4 miles

$2

5 alternative options

Bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the bus from Queensferry, Slip Road to Edinburgh, Princes Street X54 / ...

Line 43 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Queensferry, Police Station to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square 43 / ...

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station 9.4 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station 9.4 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station 9.4 miles

$19 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to rideshare which costs £1 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to taxi which costs £24 - £29 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Queensferry, Slip Road and arriving at Edinburgh, Princes Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dalmeny and arriving at Edinburgh. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between South Queensferry and Edinburgh Waverley Station is 9 miles. The road distance is 9.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs £3 - £5.

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The train from Dalmeny to Edinburgh takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Queensferry, Slip Road station.

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South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Dalmeny station.

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The best way to get from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station is to train which takes 19 min and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 33 min.

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Map of how to get from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station.
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  • Distance: 8.5 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between South Queensferry, Scotland and Edinburgh Waverley Station, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 27 min. Lothian Country Buses also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dalmeny to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Queensferry, Slip Road to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Queensferry, Police Station to Edinburgh, George Street
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Queensferry, Police Station to Edinburgh, St Andrew Square
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Queensferry to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$19 - $27
UberX
$19 - $27
uberXL
$28 - $40
Exec
$30 - $45
Taxi from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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

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South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station is 9 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from South Queensferry to Edinburgh Waverley Station.

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There are 2252+ hotels available in Edinburgh Waverley Station. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between South Queensferry and Edinburgh Waverley Station. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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