Travelling around Edinburgh

Edinburgh is readily accessible by foot however if you wish to travel a little further public transport is easily accessible. 

Short-term Car Parking for Cars

A range of on-street and covered parking facilities are available across the city. Time limits vary so it is essential to check the parking ticket machine you're using for the maximum amount of time allowed. Check for restrictions too, as you may be required to move your car once your ticket expires.

Park & Ride

Edinburgh's main Park & Ride sites are located at Ingliston, Hermiston, Straiton, Sheriffhall, Wallyford on key routes into the city centre

Motorcycle Parking

Providing your bike doesn't have a sidecar, you can park it free of charge in designated bays.


Car Hire

Edinburgh car hire companies include


Other useful 'geting around' links

Mercat Tours is the original, largest, and only 5 star walking tour company in Scotland.  As a local family business, they have been providing award-winning history walks and ghost tours of Edinburgh since 1985 and guide with passion, humour and flair!