> By Air
Edinburgh airport is served by more than 40 airlines, travelling to around 130 worldwide destinations. Only 12km from the city centre, it’s served by excellent bus, tram and taxi services that link directly to the town. More information from edinburghairport.com
> By Rail
Edinburgh station is linked to all the UK’s major cities and airports. A high-speed link to London takes just over four hours. The Eurostar service connects to Paris in around eight hours. There are trains to major cities across the UK, as well as to Scotland’s favourite tourist destinations. More information from nationalrail.co.uk
> By Road
Edinburgh is easily access by a network of motorways and trunk roads, chiefly the M74, A1 and A68 from the south and the M8 from the west. The M9 and M90 head north. Edinburgh’s bus station on St Andrews Square connects to all the major cities in Britain. More information on bus services from nationalexpress.com
Depending on where you are travelling from, there are a few simple rules for travelling to Scotland.
Information is available on regulations concerning the length of your stay, how much money you can bring and what products you can take in and out of the country.
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Application forms, information on how to apply for a visa, as well as guidance for visitors coming to the UK.
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• Visitors to Scotland and the UK must hold a valid passport before starting their journey, and which will remain valid for the duration of their trip
• All visitors who wish to enter the UK must meet the requirements of the UK immigration regulations
• EU citizens can stay in Scotland for as long as required
• Visitors from other European countries, outwith the EU, can stay for up to three months
• Visitors from the USA, Canada, Australia or New Zealand, can stay for up to six months, providing they have a return ticket and funds to cover the trip
• Visitors from any other country in the world will require a visa