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Departure Thu, 02 Mar Return Thu, 09 Mar
STN London
EDI Edinburgh
return from £24
Departure Thu, 02 Mar Return Mon, 06 Mar
BHD Belfast
EDI Edinburgh
return from £56
Departure Wed, 01 Mar Return Tue, 07 Mar
BHX Birmingham
EDI Edinburgh
return from £76
Departure Mon, 06 Mar Return Thu, 09 Mar
CWL Cardiff
EDI Edinburgh
return from £66
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Travelling to Edinburgh

Edinburgh Attractions

A break in Edinburgh may mean strolling through UNESCO-protected medieval streets, bar hopping into the early hours, admiring Georgian architecture or exploring palaces and castles. The city is well known for being one of Europe's most beautiful cities and whether it's history and culture you're looking for, local food or laugh out loud comedy and entertainment, there's always plenty to see and do year round in this atmospheric city. The city irresistibly blends the historic with the innovative, while the rugged natural landscape that surrounds the city provides a splendid backdrop. To visit Edinburgh is to witness a city that is in love with delicious food, festivals, heritage and good times.

Things to do in Edinburgh

There's never a dull moment in Edinburgh, from historical landmarks and performing arts to boisterous nights out and scrumptious cuisine. The city is compact so you will have no trouble visiting most of the sights on foot, from the winding streets of the old city to the bright lights of the cosmopolitan new town. With world class restaurants, excellent shopping, a diverse cultural scene and attractive green spaces to catch your breath in, time spent in Edinburgh has all the ingredients for a great time.

On a trip to Edinburgh be sure to:

  • Stroll through the city's UNESCO-sited Old City, teeming with historical landmarks, shops, cosy pubs and restaurants
  • Shop for luxury brands and high street bargains around Princes Street and Multrees Walk
  • Spend the evening seeing a play at one of Edinburgh's top theatre venues
  • Visit in summer to experience the Edinburgh Festival, a vibrant programme of performance, comedy and music
  • Explore the iconic ramparts of Edinburgh Castle, former home of Mary, Queen of Scots
  • Hike up through Holyrood Park to Arthur's Seat for spectacular city views
  • See Mary King's Close and the gothic St Giles' Cathedral along the Royal Mile and pick up a traditional Scottish souvenir
  • Taste a "wee dram o' whisky" at The Scottish Whisky Experience
  • Head to Leith to discover fine restaurants, independent shops and The Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Embark on a spooky ghost walk to learn about Edinburgh's haunted past
Edinburgh

Edinburgh Airports

Edinburgh Airport is the busiest airport in Scotland and sixth busiest in the UK, and it is the country's international gateway to the world, seeing upwards of 10 million passengers per year travelling to around 100 destinations. The airport has one passenger terminal and two runways.

  • Edinburgh Airport

    Top Carriers

    A number of airlines operate flights to Edinburgh including: easyJet, Jet2.com and Ryanair.

    Location

    Edinburgh Airport is situated about 9 miles from Edinburgh city centre off the A8 Glasgow Road.

    Transportation

    There are several ways to get to the city centre from the airport. The Airlink 100 bus runs to Waverley Bridge in about 30 minutes (which is close to Princes Street and the main railway and bus stations). Arrivals at night can take the N22 night bus to the city centre. There is also the Lothian bus service, which connects with various stations including the RBS World Headquarters, the Scottish Parliament, Palace of Holyroodhouse, city centre and Ocean Terminal. Additionally, a tram service runs to the city centre via Edinburgh Park and Haymarket stations, Murrayfield Stadium and Princes Street.

  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport

    Top Carriers

    The top carrier is: Ryanair.

    Location

    The airport is located 32 m from Glasgow city centre.

    Transportation

    X99 and X77 bus services connect passengers to Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station from the main terminal of the airport. There is also a train station at the airport that goes to Glasgow Central Station.