Travelling to Edinburgh
Getting to Edinburgh couldn’t be easier. There are transport links by rail, sea, car and air, and journey times from the UK and Europe range from under an hour to four hours. Here you’ll find more information on travel plans that will work for you and when best to book your travel. This section also contains useful information for international travellers, advice on getting around the city, ideas for greener travel, and tips on how to extend your stay and enjoy more of Scotland.
All the essential information you’ll require to travel to Edinburgh – plus hints and tips on greener travel.
Edinburgh is compact and easy to find your way around. Most festival venues are within walking distance and there are excellent transport services across the area.
Edinburgh is a cosmopolitan European capital welcoming visitors from around the world throughout the year. We want you to have as easy a time planning it as possible.