Driving Schools in Edinburgh

How much do driving schools cost in Edinburgh?

If you are a learner driver, it can cost you anything from £15 to £25 per hour of tuition at a reputable driving school. The average cost of a driving lesson in Edinburgh is around £22. If you are looking for an intensive driving course, these can cost around £200 to £500, depending on the duration of the course.

If you are a qualified driver and you want to take a Pass Plus course, this can cost around £150. There are many driving schools in Edinburgh, so it is important to shop around to find the best deal.

How many driving lessons should a learner driver take take?

There is no certain answer to this question as everybody learns at different rates. A new driver in the UK should aim to take at least 10 driving lessons with a qualified instructor. However, most driving schools will recommend that a learner driver takes around 20-30 lessons before taking the road test.

What are the different types of licence you can apply for?

There are three different types of licence you can apply for in the UK: a full licence, a provisional licence, or a driving test pass certificate.

What is the process for taking a driving test?

The process for taking a driving test in the UK includes passing a theory test, taking a practical driving test, and then passing a final driving test.

What is the cost of getting a licence in the UK?

In order to take the theory and road test, you will have to pay the following for a car:

Weekdays Evenings, weekends and bank holidays
Theory test £23 £23
Driving test £62 £75
Extended driving test for disqualified drivers £124 £150

In addition, it costs the following to get the licence:

Apply online Apply by post
First provisional licence – car, motorcycle, moped £34 £43
First full driving licence after passing your driving test N/A Free – £17 to use a different photo from your provisional
First full GB licence in exchange for a full European Community, European Economic Area or other designated foreign licence N/A £43

Source: DVLA

List of top rated driving schools within 25 miles of Edinburgh, Scotland

Business Name Phone Number Address
The Driving Training CentreThe Driving Training Centre +441315554134 159 Great Junction St, Edinburgh EH6 5LG, United Kingdom
Meadowbank School Of MotoringMeadowbank School Of Motoring +441316616621 33 Parsons Green Terrace, Edinburgh EH8 7AF, United Kingdom
Magnum School of MotoringMagnum School of Motoring +447725112904 Edinburgh EH16 4TF, United Kingdom
Edinburgh Driving LessonsEdinburgh Driving Lessons +441312587022 36 Durham Square, Edinburgh EH15 1PY, United Kingdom
1st Class Driving1st Class Driving 44/6 Northfield Drive, Edinburgh EH8 7RH, United Kingdom
Magnum School of MotoringMagnum School of Motoring +447900387945 14 Shiel Hall Crescent, Rosewell EH24, United Kingdom
Let’s Go Green Driving SchoolLet's Go Green Driving School +447717711830 45-6 Double Hedges Park, Edinburgh EH16 6YN, United Kingdom
Smile School of MotoringSmile School of Motoring +447940156646 35 Baberton Mains Drive, Edinburgh EH14 3DF, United Kingdom
Compass Pro DriveCompass Pro Drive +447825566013 12 Liggat place, Broxburn EH52 5EU, United Kingdom
Scot DriveScot Drive 63 Meldrum Court, Dunfermline KY11 4XR, United Kingdom
Learn Driving SkillsLearn Driving Skills +441314680936 Hays Business Centre, 4 Hay Avenue, Edinburgh EH16 4AQ, United Kingdom
Matt MeikleMatt Meikle +441592759376 16 Balbirnie Avenue, Markinch, Glenrothes KY7 6BS, United Kingdom
Fife Driver Learning CentreFife Driver Learning Centre +448000360147 19 pinnel place, Dunfermline KY11 9PB, United Kingdom
Pro ScotPro Scot +441592650100 Barclay Court Mitchelston Industrial Estate, Kirkcaldy KY1 3WE, United Kingdom

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