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Airport

Edinburgh International Airport which is located about 8 miles west of the city. There are daily flights to London taking around one hour there are also regular services to over 40 main European cities including Paris, Amsterdam and Munich. Direct flights also opertae to New York and Atlanta.  From here you can catch a bus into the city centre for under £5 and this stops at all the main train stations and the main shopping area of Princes Street. You can also get a taxi from the airport into the city, this will cost around £15-£20, just follow the signs inside the airport to the taxi rank.

Train Station

If you are arriving by train you will either come into Haymarket or Waverly station. Haymarket is a little bit outside the city centre but it is ideally located if you are planning a visit to the Zoo or Murryfield Rugby stadium. Waverley is located in the centre of town just a couple minutes south of Princes Street. Bus The main bus station in Edinburgh is just a couple of minutes walk from Princes Street; it is located on St Andrews Square.

Bus Service

The main bus station in Edinburgh is at St Andrews square and from here you can can catch a bus along all the major routes within and outwith Edinburgh. The two main internal bus companies are Lothian and First which operate routes within the city centre and to nearby sourounding areas. You can buy and all day ticket for £2.50 which covers all your transport for a day (except airport and tour buses). There is a budget option for getting to and from major cities, you can travel to Glasgow for £2 one way. The megabus website has the full details of times and prices. There are also sightseeing tours avaialble which offer a hop on hop off service meaning you can use them quite effectivley to get around the city. One of these is run by Lothian buses and it costs £9, full details can be found here.