Getting to Edinburgh

Travelling to Edinburgh

Find out below how you can travel to Edinburgh.


Most train services to Edinburgh end at Edinburgh Waverley rail station. The rail station is at the east end of Princes Street in the city centre. Visit ScotRail for help planning a trip by train. 


Most buses to Edinburgh arrive at the Edinburgh Bus Station. The bus station is on St Andrew Square in the city centre.

Visit Traveline Scotland website for help planning a trip by bus. 


You can leave your car at a Park and Ride site and take a bus or train into the city centre. Find out more about Park and Ride.

Read about parking spaces in Edinburgh

You may find the AA Route planner and the RAC Route planner useful for planning a trip by car.


Edinburgh Airport is in the west of Edinburgh. You can travel from the airport to the city centre by tram, bus, taxi or car. Visit Edinburgh Airport for information.

There are a number of landing fields suitable for helicopters in Edinburgh, including at Edinburgh Airport and in the city centre at the Prestonfield House.