Travelling On Within Scotland From Edinburgh Airport

Are you arriving at Edinburgh Airport and wondering what the best way to enjoy Scotland is? With lots of different Edinburgh Airport public transport options, what is the best one for you? Maybe you would like the freedom of the open road but enjoy the relaxing journey on-board public transport. Here’s some alternatives to enjoy the best of Scotland.

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Departures – Edinburgh Airport ©MDHarding

Edinburgh Airport Public Transport Options in Scotland

Trams: Edinburgh Airport to City Centre

Jump on-board and glide your way into Edinburgh city centre. The 30 minute journey Stops at several stops en route between the airport and York Place. Please purchase your ticket at one of the kiosks/ticket machines before boarding.

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Edinburgh’s Streamline Trams ©MDHarding

Scotrail Train

Scotrail offer’s several options with the Spirit of Scotland Travel Passes, Scottish Grand Tour, Highland Rover, Central Scotland Rover, City Days Out and Rail & Sail. If you would like to travel on via Scotrail with one of these flexible travel passes, take the tram to Edinburgh Gateway, Haymarket or Edinburgh Waverley to purchase and continue your onward journey. Check to see which station is best for you and your onward journey.

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Edinburgh Waverley ©MDHarding

Citylink Bus

Did you know you can buy an Explorer Pass with Citylink and travel direct from Edinburgh Airport? Buy yours at Visit Scotland in domestic arrivals. All you need to know is how long you will be traveling. Then you can pre-book your seats as you go, to guarantee your place on-board. Journey’s include those to Loch Ness, Inverness where the mythical Loch Ness Monster is said to have been seen. On the west coast travel to Oban the gateway to the Scottish Islands or travel further up the west coast to the Isle of Skye where you can visit Fairy Glen and enjoy some of Scotland’s delicious cuisine.

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Explore Scotland By Bus ©MDHarding

Domestic Plane Flights

Scotland has so much to offer including some of the best scenery! Did you know it also has the world’s only beach landing? Discover the beautiful Island of Barra on Scotland’s west coast. Direct flights available from Glasgow Airport. In just under an hour you can be on the pristine white sandy beach that disappears with the tide.

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Beach Landing On Barra ©MDHarding

I hope you have enjoyed reading and it gets you on the road to where you would like to go. Don’t forget to share, I’m sure your friends would enjoy it too. Scotland is now, we look forward to welcoming you soon and sharing our Scotspirit. Happy Travels:) x

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