Travel & Car Hire

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For information on bus, coach and rail services in Edinburgh, Mid and East Lothian, Traveline can help you to discover the region and make the most of your visit.
For full details call into the office at 2, Cockburn Street, Edinburgh or telephone Traveline free on 0800 23 23 23 (Outside the Lothians call (0131) 225 3858


With ScotRail’s new ‘GroupSave’ up to two adults can travel free between Edinburgh and Glasgow allowing you to enjoy ‘the other city’ for as little as £3.50 return fare each. For further rail information call 08457 48 49 50

16 – 18 Bothwell Street Easter Road EDINBURGH EH75PS Tel: 0131 661 1428 Fax: 0131 661 1568 E-mail:
Going on holiday or travelling abroad? Call Worldwide Reservations 0870 801 2288. For more information visit

Thrifty Car Rental

42 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5LA Tel . (0131) 337 1319 Fax. 346 8522
Check at time of booking for special offers and mileage allowances

Melville’s Hire Cars

Reduced rates for hires of three weeks and over. Seven day service. Full breakdown recovery service. Unlimited mileage four days and over.
9 Clifton Terrace, Haymarket, Edinburgh EH12 5DR. Tel 0345 52 53 54 E-mail For further information visit www.

Edinburgh Car & Van Rental

City centre car Hire specialist. Saughton Mains Street, Edinburgh EH11 3NR. Free Delivery & Pickup available.

Edinburgh Self Drive

Long established family business. Vehicles from small cars to 4 x 4s. Daily hire from only £22. Open all year. 45 Lochrin Place, Tel. (0131) 229 8686 or visit

Edinburgh Airbus Express

Express service to and from Edinburgh Airport and city centre. Sets down on request at most city centre hotels and stops at the bottom of Murrayfield Avenue (Roseburn). Departures every 15 minutes from City centre (Waverley Bridge) and airport.
Fares: Adults £3.60 (single) Children £1.50. Tickets available from driver, Guide Friday tourism Centre, tourist information centre, and major city hotels.