Getting here

Address: Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG
Tel: +44 (0)131 225 9846
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Air

Edinburgh Airport is within easy reach and has good transport links to the city.

Enquiries: +44 (0)870 040 0007 or visit www.edinburghairport.com 

Rail

Waverley, in Edinburgh’s centre, is the main station. The castle can be seen from the exits. From Princes Street, go up Waverley Bridge, The Mound, Mound Place, Ramsay Lane to the castle esplanade.

Haymarket Station is at the west of Princes Street.

Bus

The Airlink 100 express bus runs from the airport and takes 25 minutes. It stops at Waverley Bridge, near the main railway station. Tickets can be bought from the information desk at International Arrivals or on the bus.

Visit www.lothianbuses.com or www.flybybus.com

Car

Reduced price parking is available at NCP's Edinburgh Castle Terrace car park. Discount parking tickets are available at Edinburgh Castle's audio booth during your visit. The discounted price is £10 for 2-12 hours and is implemented at the Car Park pay machine. This offer does not apply in August.

There are a limited number of spaces for disabled visitors at the castle, please book in advance on 0131 310 5114.

Bicycle

There is no bicycle rack at the castle but there are bicycle racks located within walking distance of the castle at Victoria Street, Waverley Station or Chambers Street.