An extensive network of road, rail and flight links makes travel to Edinburgh from the UK, and rest of the world, quick and convenient.
Edinburgh enjoys good access to the Scottish motorway network, allowing quick and easy access by car, bus and coach. Edinburgh is 3 hours from Inverness and just over 2 hours from Aberdeen. Birmingham by car is about 5.5 hours, Manchester and York about 4 hours, and Newcastle 2.5 hours.
Regular train services run to Edinburgh from around the UK - the East Coast line is the fastest railway in the UK and trains from London to Edinburgh take under 5 hours. York, Newcastle, Inverness and Aberdeen are all around 2 hours away while Glasgow is just 50 minutes away on the ScotRail service which runs every 15 minutes. Edinburgh has two main train stations: Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket.
Bus transportation is the primary means of public transport in Edinburgh, with an extensive bus service serving the City and the surrounding area.
Edinburgh Airport is one of Scotland's busiest airports, with direct and connecting flights to and from more than 100 domestic and worldwide destinations. The airport is located 8 miles away from the centre and there is a range of transport options for travelling to and from it.