Edinburgh Guide - your Way to Edinburgh

By: Mike

Scotland's capital and one of the finest cities of the world, Edinburgh is like a chapter from your history book - revived and animated. From historical landmarks to festivities and cultural programs, there is a whole lot of fun awaiting you with open arms. But if you are not with your Edinburgh guide, then chances are that you would lose half of the city's fun and attractions, just because you got lost in the labyrinth of the roads and streets of this historical city.

This article is aimed to provide you a bird's eye view on the mode of transportation that are plying in the city. From roadways to railways, from cycles to flights we will have a cursory look on what your Edinburgh guide would tell you about the transport system in this city. We will begin with how you can reach Edinburgh. You can touch base with the city at the Edinburgh airport which schedules flights to different parts of Europe and also to major cities in other continents, like New York, Atlanta and Toronto.

When you reach Edinburgh, you can find buses and trams plying on the roads of Edinburgh with elan. They will take you to various destinations, including major tourist spots. The two bus services - 'Lothian Buses' and 'First Bus' will help you reach to different parts of the city and also to the suburbs and the region surrounding the city. You can also find trams, which is a new concept in Edinburgh, doing the rounds. This is also a major tourist attraction in the city.

Then you have the railways which runs to different parts of the country. You can find trains operated by 'Virgin Trains' and 'First Scot Rail' shunting between major stations and terminus like Edinburgh Waverley. Lately Edinburgh has become cyclist friendly and the pleasure of walking in the city is also worth your try. So grab your immediately, and make your next vacation, a memory as good as history.

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