Getting around Edinburgh and the Lothians
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.
Edinburgh is readily accessible by car but it can be easier to use public transport or one of the park-and-ride facilities to avoid parking in the city centre.
Edinburgh and the Lothians is a great place to see and explore on two wheels, thanks to its great cycle network, free maps and scenic routes.
Edinburgh has a network of local bus services allowing frequent and cost-effective travel throughout Edinburgh and the Lothians.
Edinburgh is a compact city so it's easy to get around on foot. The city is built on several hills, so expect a few gradients but most of them are easily tackled by anyone of average fitness, and the views on offer are worth the effort!