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Getting There - Edinburgh


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Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and is reachable by road, rail and air.


Edinburgh's coach station is situated in St Andrews Square in Edinburgh's city centre making it convenient and easy for you to get a coach to and from Edinburgh. Regular coaches to Edinburgh make it simple and easy to get there from many UK towns and cities for your party weekend.


To get to Edinburgh you will need to take either the M1 or A1 all the way up the east coast or if you're heading from the west you will need to take the M6, M74 or the A702.

See the approximate distance and length of car journey below

Distance Time
Birmingham 295 Miles 5 Hours
Manchester 215 Miles 3 Hours & 50 Minutes
London 405 Miles 7 Hours
Leeds 205 Miles 3 Hours & 55 Minutes
Newcastle 105 Miles 2 Hours & 15 Minutes
Glasgow 45 Miles 1 Hour
Cardiff 400 Miles 6 Hours & 45 Minutes


Edinburgh train station is located in the city centre.

See the approximate length of train journey below

Birmingham 4 Hours & 30 Minutes
Manchester 3 Hours & 20 Minutes
London 5 Hours
Leeds 3 Hours
Newcastle 1 Hour & 40 Minutes
Glasgow 1 Hour


If you're travelling to Edinburgh by air you will need to fly to Edinburgh International Airport (EDI)

Tip for travelling

Groups of 3 or more people travelling together are often eligible for group travel discounts when travelling by train or coach. Please check with your provider prior to booking your tickets separately.

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