Travelling by train to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery is Edinburgh Waverley, which is served by ScotRail and LNER services throughout the day. It's 8 minutes to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery on foot. Take the Princes Street exit, cross the road and walk the short distance through St Andrew Square, turning left onto Queen Street.

The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is full of interesting paintings for all to enjoy. You'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating art collection and intriguing displays. Come face to face with the people who shaped Scotland’s past, present and future at this amazing gallery.

Visit the Scottish National Portrait Gallery website for opening information.


This attraction has free entry for all.

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Departures and arrivals from Edinburgh

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to Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail20:5213On time
to Glasgow Queen StreetLondon North Eastern Railway21:002On time
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from Glasgow CentralLondon North Eastern Railway20:492On time
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