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Local Transport


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Arriving by plane?

From just outside the main terminal building at Edinburgh Airport, the 24 hr Airlink bus will transport you to the City Centre within half an hour. Ask the driver to advise you on the best stop to connect with a bus to Portobello. Alternatively, take the tram to the York Place terminus and then jump on a no.26 bus.

Expect a taxi to Portobello to cost around £30 from the airport.

Taxi info

Arriving by train?

Waverley is the main station for Edinburgh at the east end of Princes Street, while Haymarket lies at the west end. From either station, it's a short walk to a bus stop for onward travel to Portobello.

Arriving by car?

Parking for 65 cars at Bridge Street Car Park, EH15 1DD.

City Car Club

City Car Club currently has 3 cars located in Portobello. One is on Portobello High Street outside the Doctor's Surgery, another is outside Portobello Library and the third is in Windsor Place. Visit their site for more information.

On yer bike

Considerate cyclists are welcome on the Promenade. Try Edinburgh's great network of off-road routes.

Innertube Map

Local Train Services

The nearest train stations to Portobello are at Brunstane and Newcraighall , connecting Edinburgh's Seaside with the city centre and to the Scottish Borders via the Borders Railway.

Local Bus Timetables

The following services are operated by Lothian Buses. Click on the links for route and timetable information: 4 5 19 21 26 X26 N26 42 44 X44 45 49 69 124
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