Getting to Edinburgh

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So now you know our tours start and finish in Edinburgh – but how on earth do you get to Edinburgh from London? And more importantly, how can you get here on a budget?

Bus It:

National Express offers some bargain rates on coach travel between London and Edinburgh, but please be aware that the journey can take between 9 & 10 hours!! https://beta.nationalexpress.com/en

Fly In:

Edinburgh Airport is Scotland's busiest airport. More than 33 airlines serve 130 destinations and 12.4 million passengers travelled through the airport in 2016. It is located on the outskirts of Edinburgh with plenty of local transport links for Edinburgh City Centre and the rest of Scotland. 

For more information, including departure and arrival information, visit their website at: http://www.edinburghairport.com/

Train - Choo Choo:

Edinburgh has two primary train stations within the City Centre: Waverley (Main) and Haymarket serving over 20million passengers a year. Waverley train station offers links across the United Kingdom with connecting journeys across Europe possible via the Eurotunnel. For the latest information, you can visit their website at: https://www.networkrail.co.uk/stations/edinburgh-waverley/

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