Local Travel in Edinburgh
If you are looking for Edinburgh Airport parking,
there are a number of options open to you offering convenience and competitive
prices. To find car parking at Edinburgh Airport for your trip visit the Edinburgh Airport parking website.
Our recommended airport parking at Edinburgh is secure and well maintained. The car parks are located close to the airport terminal, with quick transfer times.
Travel by Car
Avis Car Hire operates from locations at Edinburgh Airport and the City Centre and offer a quick and easy online booking service. To find out more information or to book please visit their official website: http://www.avis.co.uk/
Our corporate customers may also be interested in Avis' tailor made business service, which ensures great car rental rates for you and your company. For more information visit the business services page on the Avis website: http://www.avis.co.uk/BusinessServices.
Travel by Bus
Getting into Edinburgh and local travel
Lothian Buses operates over 50 bus services in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas of Midlothian and East Lothian. The company also operates 10 Night Bus routes giving 24-hour service provision to many parts of the city.
As well as over 650 buses for use on local services a further 60+ buses are used on our Edinburgh Bus Tours services and specially branded Airlink vehicles for use on the dedicated Airport Express service.
Find out more information below:
Edinburgh's bus station is situated in the east end of the city centre on St Andrews Street, between George Street and the St James Centre. It is located beneath the ground which is why there is no apparent bus or coach activity nearby. There are escalators to take you down to the busses below.
Note that the coaches that do set off from the bus station tend to be long distance coaches rather than the local tour coaches.
A taxi rank and drop off/pick up area with parking for up to two hours is available in North St Andrew Street.
For more information visit the Edinburgh Bus Station page on the City of Edinburgh Council website.
Travel by Taxi
Our recommended local cab firm prides themselves on delivering a safe and reliable service to their customers. Edinburgh's Central Taxis operates a highly professional and comprehensive service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and also offer airport pick up and transfer services and take bookings for wedding hire and special events.
If you are one of our corporate customers you may wish to open an account with Central Taxis, as this will offer you a priority service when you make a booking.
Travel by Train
the UK's leading independent rail ticket retailer and provides impartial
information on train times and tickets on mainland UK routes. It is as accurate
and up-to-date as possible and uses current timetable and fares information.
They sell tickets from all train companies to all national destinations, and enable you to make your own travel plans and ticket choices, using a simple step-by-step electronic form which then takes you through to a secure booking and payment system.
Here you can
benefit from using their best fare finder and sign up for ticker alerts.
Only Sleeper, Motorail, Eurostar and ferry services cannot be booked by thetrainline.
To find out more information or to book with please visit their official website: http://www.thetrainline.com/