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Edinburgh Trams
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Edinburgh Trams offers a regular and frequent service between Edinburgh airport and the city centre (terminating at York Place), covering in total 14 kms (8.5 miles).

Edinburgh Trams Route Map

The following link shows the tram's 15 stops between the airport and the city centre. You'll also find connecting bus services, mainly with Lothian Buses.

 

Edinburgh Trams Ticket Prices

 

City

Airport

Single adult

Child (5-15 yrs old) 

£1.50

£0.70

£5.00

£2.50

Day ticket (1) adult

Child (5-15 yrs old)

£3.50

£2.00

£9.00

£4.50

Family day ticket (2) 

£7.50

      X

Return - adult single

Child (5-15 yrs old)

            £8.00

            £4.00

(1) unlimited travel on bus and tram for 1 day

(2) unlimited travel on bus and tram for up to 2 adults and 3 children

 

 warning-32.png Single tickets are valid on the tram route only.

         Day tickets are valid on bus and tram routes.

         Family tickets are valid on bus and tram routes in the

         city only.

Where to Buy Tram Tickets?

Travel shops

Day tickets 

Family tickets 

Ridacard 

Vending machines (platforms)


 

Single & Day tickets 

Return tickets to/from airport only 

Family tickets 

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Lothian Bus drivers

Family tickets

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 m-ticket

Pay with mobile phone in advance and validate before boarding

 Ridacard

Unlimited travel on tram and buses

Available from travel shops

Validate on platform validator before boarding 

Scottish National Entitlement Card (free)

Issued by the City of Edinburgh Council to 11-25 yrs old, 60+yrs old, people with some disabilities

Validate on platform validator before boarding 

Citysmart (launches in summers 2014)

Single tickets in city

Pay in advance

Validate on platform validator before boarding 

Edinburgh Tram Timetables

1st service

Leaves from airport

 Leaves from York Place (city centre)

06.15

05.29

 

Day and evening service

Between 1st service and 07.00

Trams run every 10 mins

Between 07.00 and 18.30

Trams run every 8-10 mins

Between 18.30 and last service

Trams run every 10 mins

 

Last service

Leaves from airport 

Leaves from York Place

22.45 (terminates at Gogarburn)

23.08 (terminates at Gyle Centre)

 

warning-32.png If you board a tram without either a validated smartcard, activated m-ticket or a valid paper ticket you will pay the £10 standard fare.

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