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Transportation in Edinburgh

Coach

Bus travel is an easy and cheap way to get around. The main bus stations are at St Andrew Square and on Waverley Bridge, just outside the railway station. This is the place to catch a tourist open-topped bus with entertaining running commentary. Airport services also run from Waverley Bridge. Day tickets for all buses save money and can be purchased on board.

Foot

Walking is a smart way to see Edinburgh's sights. The walk from the castle to the Palace of Holyroodhouse at the other end of the Royal Mile takes around 20 minutes, and leads you past some of Edinburgh's oldest and most striking buildings. The main parts of the New Town are also easily seen on foot.

Taxi

Edinburgh has no shortage of taxis. You can hail a black cab from the street (an orange light shows it's available for hire) or grab one at one of the many taxi ranks. 

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Several roads radiate from the centre of Edinburgh and there’s a ring road around the city. To ease congestion, there are several park and ride sites in the outskirts. If you do drive into the centre, you should make note of parking restrictions, particularly time limits.

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Transportation tips

A Day Saver Ticket gives unlimited bus travel around Edinburgh. A free bus travels between the National Gallery of Scotland, Scottish National Portrait Gallery and Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art every 45 minutes. Driving in Edinburgh is not recommended for the uninitiated – there are extensive one-way systems and the numerous parking wardens are notoriously strict. For comfortable travel to the airport, catch a Shuttle van from George Street or order a pick-up from your door.

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