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Traveling from the Airport

Bus No. 100 (AIRLINK airport shuttle)

This express bus service runs from the airport to Waverley Bridge (near Princes Street and the main rail and bus stations).

Buy tickets at the airport information desk, at the bus stop, from the driver or in advance online

  • Frequency: Every 10 minutes.
  • Journey time: 30 minutes approximately (Waverley Bridge).
  • Fare: Single £4.50, return £7.50 (reductions for children).

Once you reach Waverley station you can either take the No. 41 (£1.50) or walk.

Bus No. 35

This Lothian Buses service runs to the city centre from the airport its slower but cheaper than the 100 bus and takes you closer the the hostel.

  • Frequency: Every 15 minutes Monday to Saturday daytime and every 30 minutes evenings and Sundays.
  • Journey time: About an hour depending on traffic.
  • Fare: Single £1.50, Day ticket £4.00 (reductions for children).

The bus stop you need to get off at is called Forrest Road.

Once you get off the bus follow you can walk along the main path through the park until you reach Argyle place

TRAM

  • Frequency: Approximately every 8-12 minutes.
  • Journey time: Average journey time 35 minutes.
  • Fare: Adult single £5, adult return £8 (reductions for children)

Tickets can be purchased from the ticket machines at the tram halt.

TAXIS

Taxi from the airport takes about 20min, costs around £18 - £20.

Taxi to the train station (Waverley) costs around £6-£7.