Slateford travel guide

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You're Going to Love Slateford

Slateford is a must-see destination in Scotland, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

When to visit Slateford

Slateford in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Slateford in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Slateford


When flying to Slateford, you’ll arrive at Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI), which is located 9 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Slateford from New Zealand departs from Wellington and takes around 42h.


Lumo is the most popular train carrier serving Slateford, followed by Transpennine Express. The train journey from Slateford to Glasgow takes 1h 31m and costs around $34 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Newcastle upon Tyne, expect to pay about $37 for a 1h 48m trip.


Another option to get to Slateford is to pick up a car hire from Manchester, which is about 280 km from Slateford. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Manchester.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Slateford, including FlixBus, Megabus and Bus. From Glasgow, the bus ride to Slateford takes 90 km and will cost you around $22. From Newcastle upon Tyne, the ticket costs about $22 for a journey of 249 km.

Airlines serving Slateford

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Singapore Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Where to stay in popular areas of Slateford

Hiring a car in Slateford

Expect to pay $3.23 per litre in Slateford (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.71 and $51.61. The most frequently booked car type in Slateford is Intermediate (Nissan Qashqai or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Ford Fiesta or similar) is, on average, 89% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.