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Edinburgh

Postby The Slider » 07 Mar 2016, 22:34

What's the easiest way to get from the airport to the city centre at 4pm on a Wednesday?
Is a taxi expensive?
Am I better to get a bus?
A tram?
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Re: Edinburgh

Postby Goat Boy » 07 Mar 2016, 22:41

Just get the airport bus or the tram. They both take about half an hr to get to Princes St. The trams are very regular. A taxi will cost you over 20quid so unless you;re in a mad hurry there's really no need
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Re: Edinburgh

Postby The Slider » 07 Mar 2016, 22:55

Sounds fair enough to me Dougie
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Re: Edinburgh

Postby Goat Boy » 07 Mar 2016, 23:00

For the airport bus aye but for the trams you have to buy your ticket from the wee machines on the platform - I don't think you can buy once you're on the tram
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Re: Edinburgh

Postby Conrad Knight Socks » 08 Mar 2016, 15:42

Bus was very easy last time I was there. But the tram didn't exist then.
I kept thinking "swim as far as you can, swim as far as you can".

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Re: Edinburgh

Postby The Slider » 08 Mar 2016, 16:01

That's great
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Re: Edinburgh

Postby Six String » 24 Apr 2016, 02:35

We took a cab from the airport but we were knackered from the 14 hrs on the plane so I "splurged" for the taxi. We got to the hotel to find out they overbooked so they put us up in another one of their places that we actually preferred for location.

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Re: Edinburgh

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 17 Jun 2018, 19:01

Spending a few days here in July.
It's been over thirty years since I was last here
Any and all suggestions welcome for what would be worth seeing/doing/avoiding.

Ta in advance.
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Re: Edinburgh

Postby Positive Passion » 21 Jun 2018, 20:00

Tom Waits For No One wrote:Spending a few days here in July.
It's been over thirty years since I was last here
Any and all suggestions welcome for what would be worth seeing/doing/avoiding.

Ta in advance.


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Re: Edinburgh

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 21 Jun 2018, 20:29

I'll add them to the list.
Ta for the suggestions.
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