How to Reach Edinburgh - The Easiest Way to Reach Edinburgh

How to get in and get around Edinburgh

Edinburgh offers widespread and useful public transportation. Edinburgh Waverley is the primary railway, and Haymarket railway station is a main commuter stop. Additionally, bus service is provided around the majority of the city and suburbs by Lothian Buses. Also, offering commission-free currency for airport pick-up, Edinburgh Airport is the main international entry to the city. Lastly, traveling by car, train, or taxi to get around the city is also quick and efficient.

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Modes of Transportation in Edinburgh

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Edinburgh. The most preferred mode of transport in Edinburgh is Car.

Average distance: 7.53 km Average time: 27.5 min

  • Car 39.29%
    Driving 26.09 min Walking 0.64 min Overall average time for 13.54 kms 26.73 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 21.43%
    Bus 28.17 min Walking 5.5 min Waiting 5 min Overall average time for 6.02 kms 38.67 min
  • Train/Metro 3.57%
    Train 10 min Waiting 5 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 5 kms 20 min
  • Walking 25%
    Walking 25.71 min Bike 2.14 min Driving 0.71 min Overall average time for 2.25 kms 28.57 min
  • Bike 7.14%
    Bike 11 min Walking 1 min Overall average time for 2.29 kms 12 min

How to Reach Edinburgh from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh 18.46 km 18 mins
Dunfermline to Edinburgh 26.55 km 31 mins
Linlithgow to Edinburgh 28.06 km 20 mins
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