Connectivity: UK & International
Edinburgh City Region is one of Scotland's
best-connected areas, with a sophisticated transport and
communications network linking it with the rest of the UK, Europe
Scotland has a very good road network covering
most parts of the country, with motorways and dual carriageway
roads linking most cities and major towns.
Public transport in the central belt is
efficient and most places are easily accessible by train and
A key development in Edinburgh’s transport
network is the tram which is expected to be operating in 2012,
providing a fast and reliable service to and from Edinburgh
Airport, Edinburgh Park, the city centre and Leith.
Edinburgh Airport is Scotland's largest,
fastest growing airport and the sixth busiest in the UK.
Over 125 destinations are operated by more
than 40 airlines with frequent flights to all major UK and European
hubs and direct flights to New York. An average of 311 flights
operate per day, including 46 to London.
Approximately nine million passengers a year pass through the
airport – figures which are set to grow as Scotland's international
connections develop, coupled with significant investment in to
airport extension and facilities.
Edinburgh Airport is located only 12 km /
25 minutes from Edinburgh city centre.
Further information on Edinburgh Airport