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Hi,

How to get from Edinburgh Airport to the Home Street in Tollcross by bus?

Thanks

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1. Re: Home Street

Hi,

Your best bet would be to take the Airlink Bus from the airport, and get off at Haymarket Station. From there, you could walk up to Lothian Road (5-10 minutes) and grab any Lothian bus going towards Tollcross(would be very few stops, £1.20 exact change), or you could walk from Haymarket to Home St (15 minutes) or grab a taxi at Haymarket.

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Stay on the Airport bus to Shandwick Place (Stop after Haymarket Station) walk along in same direction that bus was travelling and that will bring you to the East End of Princes Street / Lothian Road junction. Cross over the road towards Caledonian Hotel and then walk up Lothian Road into Earl Grey Street which will take you to the wide crossroads at Tollcross and Home Street if off to the right.

Alternatively take a taxi from Shandwick Place to Tollcross - fare about £4 - £5

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Thank you

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4. Re: Home Street

Lothian Road is nowhere near Haymarket. You'd walk 10 minutes up Morrison Street then turn right into Lothian Road from where it's a few minutes to Home Street

The 35 bus goes from the airport to the south end of Lothian Road which is 5 minutes from Home Street.

Alternatively take the Airlink bus into Princes Street and get off at the National Galleries. Then you just have to cross the road to pick up a bus to Home Street.

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5. Re: Home Street

Another vote for the number 35 (but then I'm usually recommending it in these forums......).

It's a regular service bus, so the fare is only £1.20 (exact change required).

Ask the driver to let you know when you are at Tollcross and get off the bus just after it turns into Lauriston Place. You are practically on Home Street at this point. Have a wee look at Google maps, including Street View, and check the detail of the bus route and timetable here:

lothianbuses.com/images/…r35.pdf

The journey will take about 45 minutes.

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6. Re: Home Street

Alanrow, you say yourself that it's a mere 10 minute walk from haymarket to Lothian road! In the grand scheme if things that is Very close, and getting off the airlink at haymarket and then walking to home st would be a quicker journey than going to Waverley bridge and back again. Unless a little walking is too much to suggest.

The 35 is a good suggestion.

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No-one has suggested going to Waverley Bridge. I suggested going to the National Galleries on Princes Street and crossing the road where the buses up Lothian Road run from. If OP has luggage it's the easiest transfer

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8. Re: Home Street

I apologise, I misread the post.

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