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North Bridge Buses (Bus Numbers 3, 7, 8, 29, 31, 37, 47)

Where to get on the bus.

Exit St. Andrew Square bus station and turn left along South St Andrews Street. At the junction with Princes Street turn right. Just after the Balmoral Hotel turn right onto North Bridge.

On the left hand side of North Bridge there are 3 bus stops.

The second bus stop is for bus numbers 3, 8 & 29. The third bus stop is for bus numbers 7, 31, 37 & 47. These are liable to change so check the bus stop signs as you walk along.

Click bus number for timetable 3, 7, 8, 29, 31, 37, 47

The bus will take you along North Bridge, South Bridge, Nicholson Street, Clerk Street & South Clerk Street. At the top of Minto Street you come out of the shops and the road becomes more residential.

Where to get off  the bus.

From the top of Minto Street you want the 5th bus stop. In case you lose count keep an eye out for a row of shops about half
way down Minto Street on the right hand side and the next bus stop on the left is the 4th. After the bus has gone past this stop ring the bell as the next stop is the one you want just past a row of shops on the right.

You are now in Mayfield Gardens the road which runs parallel to Mayfield Road. Cross the road and turn right into East Savile Road. Turn right into West Savile Road and at the end turn right into Mayfield Road and the Smiths Guest House is just down the road on the right.

            Top of Minto Street

Row of shops half way down Minto Street
Directions from St. Andrews Square Bus Station Edinburgh

There are 2 ways to get to Smiths Guest House from St. Andrews bus station.

Number 42 & 67 Bus - The No.42 & 67 stop in St Andrews Square near the bus station and run right past Smiths Guest House every 30 minutes. The 67 bus only operates Monday - Friday.

North Bridge Buses - Bus numbers 3, 7, 8, 29, 31, 37 & 47 run down the road parallel to Mayfield Road they are much more frequent averaging every 5 minutes.

So although the number 42 bus is more direct it is not as frequent as the North Bridge buses but the North Bridge buses invole a short walk either end.

Click any of the pictures or maps for a larger image.

Note: All Lothian buses do not give change as the drivers don't handle the money so make sure you have the right coins £1.50 single, £4.00 for a day ticket. However they will happily take a £10 note for a single fare!
Number 42 Bus

Where to get on the bus.

Exit St. Andrews bus station on to St. Andrews Square and walk along to the bus stop.

Click here for No.42 bus timetable.

Click here for No.67 bus timetable.

Where to get off the bus.

This route will take you across Princes Street, over Waverley Bridge where the railway station is, up Market Street, turn left on the Mound, across the Royal Mile, along George IV bridge and then turn left past Edinburgh University (George Square) down Causewayside, Ratcliffe Terrace and onto Mayfield Road.

Keep an eye out for The Old Bell pub on the left and then the church at the next set of traffic lights at the top of Mayfield Road. After the bus has gone past the bus stop at the church ring the bell because yours is the next stop and the buses tend to speed up down the hill.

You go past the guest house just before the bus stop.

Click here for your Estimate Time of Arrival (Live).