There is an excellent and frequent public transport facility to easily transport you from city centre to the corner of our street and a shuttle coach service and tram service operates from Airport to City Centre. Please find the detailed guide on how to reach us below
Arriving Edinburgh by Train:
Come out of Waverley Station following signs for the Princes Street Exit. Turn left at the top of the stairs, escalator or out of the lift and walk towards the Scott Monument. Within 5 minutes walk is our bus stop which is outside Jenners Department store on Princes Street. The no 26 Lothian bus leaves from the stop on South St David Street outside Jenners store. The bus will deposit you at Joppa, outside Portobello and Joppa Parish church just at the corner of our street The bus stop is announced as Brunstane Rd North (our street so you can’t go wrong!!). The service has an eight minute frequency during the day and remains regular into the evening and will whisk you from city centre to our street in a mere twenty minutes. Bus fares can be paid by contactless Visa or Mastercard payment. Alternatively you can pay by correct change in cash (£1.80 single fare £4.50 day ticket) A taxi from city centre to our door is about thirteen pounds. Alternatively you can continue your train journey and connect to the Tweedbank rail service at Waverley. This has about 30 minute frequency. The first stop on the journey is Brunstane station; alight here. Come out of the station and turn left. Walk downhill over Brunstane Rd south, straight down over Brunstane Rd and cross straight towards the beach to Brunstane Rd North where we are. Its a straight line walk of about 1/2 mile.
From the airport by bus:
From the airport by tram and bus:
Alternatively there is the airport tram service which runs every 7 minutes between 7am and 7pm (10 minutes service early morning and late evenings) and takes 36 minutes to York Place. This costs £6.50 for a single fare or £9 for an open return or £10 for a network day ticket to include bus travel in the city and the tram to / from the airport. You can buy the ticket by cash or card payment at the airport tram stop. The end stop is at York Place so stay on until the very end as there is a bus stop for the Lothian 26 bus going to us outside and on the same side of the street as the large beautiful church called St Pauls and St Georges. The fare is £1.80 per adult single fare on the 26 bus (correct change required if paying in cash. Alternatively contactless payment by Visa or Mastercard by each individual) It announces our stop when you are here – look out for Brunstane Rd North stop – you can’t go wrong!
You can get a taxi from the airport directly to us. They cost about £42 if you are getting them at the airport – although they are metred so an exact fare can’t be given.
Sat Nav postcode: EH15 2DL
Approaching Edinburgh on the A1 go straight through first roundabout coming into Edinburgh (with Asda store on left – signed “Portobello”). At the next traffic lights turn right (Signed “Joppa” ). Turn first left into Brunstane Road, down to the bottom, cross the Abercorn Terrace junction and we are on the left. Approaching Edinburgh by a route other than the A1 proceed East on the South city bypass (A720) all the way to the Old Craighall junction where you take the turnoff left for Edinburgh East and North and thereafter follow instructions as for the A1.