Hop on a train
ScotRail run a regular train service from Edinburgh Waverly to Dalmeny Station, which takes approximately 20 minutes. It is then a 15 minute walk into South Queensferry.
Catch a bus
If travelling by bus, Lothian Country Buses service 43 runs every 20 minutes during the day Monday to Saturday, and every 30 minutes during the day on a Sunday. Catch it from the east end of Edinburgh’s Princes Street.
Take a tour
A lovely way to experience the area is with Edinburgh Bus Tours’ 3 Bridges Bus & Boat Tour. Taking around 3.5 hours and including a guided tour through Edinburgh’s Georgian New Town and over the Dean Bridge, on arrival at South Queensferry you’ll set sail for a 90 minute cruise of the Firth of Forth. See the impressive Edinburgh and Fife coastlines, enjoy the views of the 3 bridges and look out for seals, and if you’re really lucky, puffins.
Guide to South Queensferry
From food and drink with waterside views to year-round family-friendly events, discover more about the delights of “The Ferry”.
Shopping in South Queensferry
Brightly coloured shop fronts line South Queensferry’s cobbled streets and it’s here that you’ll find a delightful range of independent shops and boutiques.
Food and drink in South Queensferry
From restaurants with stunning waterside views to family friendly cosy cafes, all kinds of tasty treats await in South Queensferry.
Things to do in South Queensferry
Whether you want to experience the area’s wildlife, visit a stately home, or even take a 'loony dook', South Queensferry is packed with family-friendly fun all year round.
Accommodation in South Queensferry
With everything from a traditional Scottish inn to a chic boutique hotel, you'll find the perfect place to lay your head in South Queensferry.