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Tips to know when travelling to Edinburgh

Edinburgh travel tips

1) You can get from Edinburgh airport to the city centre by bus in half an hour

Edinburgh Airport is 12 kilometres from the city centre. You can take the regular city bus 35, which will take you from the airport to Edinburgh train station for £1.60 (€1.8). There is also a tourist shuttle Lothian Buses Airlink, but it costs three times more.

2) You can drink water right from the tap in Edinburgh

Water in the UK is among the top 10 cleanest in the world. You can safely drink water directly from the tap. So take a reusable water bottle with you to save money. In Edinburgh restaurants, you can also order tap water for free.

3) Climb up to Edinburgh Castle, which sits atop an extinct volcano

The top of the rock has been inhabited since about 800 BC, and the castle itself was mentioned for the first time in the XII century. A ticket inside the castle costs 19 euro. Edinburgh Castle houses the Skunk Stone and the Crown of Scotland, so you will definitely love the exhibit. But you can also just walk around and enjoy the views.

Travelers usually depart from Newark Liberty International, John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia, New York, NY - Penn Station, or Newark Penn Station when they travel from New York to Edinburgh. Book your trip to arrive at Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh - Hanover St Bus stop, Edinburgh-Balgreen, or Edinburgh - Princes Street. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Finnair, United Airlines, Iberia Airlines, and American Airlines. New York and Edinburgh have 343 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Edinburgh, consider visiting Stirling, Glencoe, Bamburgh Castle, Ben Nevis, Edinburgh Royal Mile, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, and Edinburgh Castle.

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Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from New York?
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Which airports are there in New York?
New York is mainly served by Newark Liberty International. But there are other airports nearby, including John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport.
What airports are near New York?
The main airport in New York is Newark Liberty International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Bradley International, T. F. Green, Trenton–Mercer, Long Island MacArthur, Albany International, Harrisburg International, Atlantic City International, Lehigh Valley International, New Castle Airport.
What airports are near Edinburgh?
The main airport in Edinburgh is Edinburgh Airport. It is also served by Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow, Newcastle, Inverness, Dundee, Aberdeen, Glasgow Prestwick, Durham Tees Valley, Blackpool, Carlisle Lake District Airport.
What buses and trains depart from New York?
A number of bus and train companies depart from New York, including Amtrak train, Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between New York and Edinburgh?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between New York and Edinburgh thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between New York and Edinburgh can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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Which airlines fly between New York and Edinburgh?
Currently, you can fly between New York and Edinburgh with Ryanair, Finnair, United Airlines, Iberia Airlines, American Airlines.
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