Edinburgh Group Travel – Deals & Information

Edinburgh Group Travel & Accommodation

Edinburgh Is Well Connected And Ideal For Group Travel

We book many hotel rooms and accommodation (at the best rates) for groups coming to Edinburgh and we are often asked for our advice on Edinburgh Group Travel.

So, in today’s blog post we tell you how to get your group here, and how to travel around once you are here.

Plus, we tell you how to find all the deals, information, bargains, discounts, and offers on Edinburgh Group Travel.

Trains To Edinburgh

East Coast Trains – if you are heading to Edinburgh via the east coast main line (London, Peterborough, York, Newcastle and in between), East Coast trains offer deals on groups of 10 or more. Edinburgh Group Travel By Rail & Accommodation

Virgin Trains – on Virgin Trains group offers start from only 3 people travelling. Virgin trains run from Birmingham to Edinburgh.

TransPennine Express – TransPennine offer discounts for groups of 10 or more – call their Group Travel Department on 0845 600 1674. TransPennine provide to trains to Edinburgh from Manchester and Manchester Airport via the Lake District, Carlisle and Lockerbie.

ScotRail – if you are ravelling to Edinburgh from elsewhere in Scotland, ScotRail provides deals on groups of 10 or more. Scotrail also offers GroupSave on certain routes at certain times. With GroupSave three or four adults or children can travel for the price of two adults on various off-peak ticket types. Also additionally, up to four accompanying children pay £1.00 each.

Planes To Edinburgh Airports

EasyJet allows you to book flights for up to 40 people online. For more than 40 you will need to email them with the group organiser’s details and they will contact you back.

edinburgh group accommodation and travelBritish Airways offer deals on groups of 10 or more. You can contact BA directly on 0844 493 0765.

British Midland International bmi provide a group booking team to assist you flying to Edinburgh. Contact bmi for the latest group deals.

Flybe also offer great group rates. Speak to them directly to get the best offers.

Buses To Edinburgh

Airlink 100 operates a frequent bus service (every 10 minutes at peak times) between Edinburgh Airport and the city centre, with designated stops en route. Journey time is about 30 minutes and tickets cost £3.50 single and £6.00 return. Group discounts are available here for groups of 15 or more.

CityLink offers some great group deals for buses from across Scotland, England and Northern Ireland to Edinburgh. Plus they can offer ticket prices inclusive of entry to Edinburgh events and attractions. Head to the CityLink site for more info.

MegaBus offer heavily discounted bus travel for groups from across the UK to Edinburgh. For the best rates call them on 0871 2663333 (Calls cost 10p per minute from a BT landline, calls from mobiles and some other networks may be higher).

Stagecoach offer a wide range of Group tickets. Check their website for the deal that best matches your group’s requirements.

National Express offers group travel by bus from all over the UK to Edinburgh.

Edinburgh is a great place to get around by bus

Buses In Edinburgh

Lothian Buses are the main local bus operator in Edinburgh. You can contact their Group Travel Team on 0131 556 2244. They will also be able to help you book ticket for the Open Top Buses that travel around Edinburgh regularly.

Bus Hire In Edinburgh

There is a huge number of bus, minibus, and coach hire companies to choose from in Edinburgh. For the best rates from our recommended local hire companies email us at edinburgh@hotels.tv

Ferry Travel To Edinburgh

DFDS Seaways sail to Newcastle, a few hours from Edinburgh. For group bookings and deals contact them here.  Ferry travel to Edinburgh for groups.

P&O Ferries sail from Larne in Ireland to Troon in Scotland. Troon is about 2 hours drive from Edinburgh. Contact their Group Travel Team for the best rates and offers.

StenaLine provides sailing from Belfast to Stranraer, Scotland. Stranraer is a 2 hour car journey from Edinburgh. For group ferry bookings head to the StenaLine site.


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