Travelling to and around Edinburgh and the Lothians
Excellent transport links means travelling to Edinburgh and the Lothians is convenient and easy both from the rest of the UK and overseas. Once here, you’ll discover that getting around this compact city by bike, foot or public transport is just as simple.
Getting around Edinburgh is easy as it's a compact city that's easy to explore on foot, by bike or using the excellent local bus network that covers the majority of the city. Good train and bus services also allow you to explore the wider Lothian region.
Use our detailed maps of Edinburgh and the Lothians to help plan your trip and pack as many exciting attractions and activities into your break as possible. Why not print them out and bring them with you when you visit to keep you on the right path?
Edinburgh enjoys a moderate year-round climate, with all the benefits of the sunny east coast of Scotland with less annual rainfall than Rome in Italy.
An extensive network of road, rail and flight links makes travel to Edinburgh from London and the rest of the UK, Continental Europe and North America quick and convenient.