This August, make sure your trip to Edinburgh International Festival is smooth and hassle-free with Megabus. Our unrivalled cheap fares will take you direct to Scotland’s capital from 27 different locations across the UK – so you can forget the car as you sit back and relax on our comfortable coaches.
For 2016, get ready for a cultural extravaganza as the city hosts opera, theatre, dance, classical and contemporary music across three entire weeks for the Edinburgh International Festival. This year’s lineup includes exciting names from the world of performing arts, including Scottish Ballet, Emma Pollock, Sigur Ros and Yann Tiersen.
Getting to Edinburgh with Megabus couldn’t be easier. Book your ticket and travel direct from all corners of the UK – including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Silverstone – right to the heart of this beautiful city. By avoiding the use of your car, your journey will be much more relaxing – especially as Edinburgh has very limited parking options.
Once you’re in Edinburgh, choose to travel on foot, by bicycle or bus to the festival’s various venues including The Lyceum, King’s Theatre, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Greyfriars Kirk and more. The city also has a tram service to get you to and from your hotel.
If you’re staying in Edinburgh for more than a few days, rest assured we have plenty of room for your luggage in our spacious coach hold. With Megabus, you have a standard 20kg luggage allowance – perfect if you’re planning on bringing a large suitcase or a couple of smaller bags.
Festival location: Edinburgh, at venues across the city
Megabus stop: Edinburgh
Dates: 7th – 31st August 2016
Travel directly to Edinburgh with Megabus from 27 towns and cities including: Aberdeen, Aviemore, Birmingham, Bolton, Dundee, Dunfermline, Glasgow, Halbeath Exchange, Inverkeithing, Inverness, Kinross, Lancaster, Leeds, Leicester, London, Loughborough, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Perth, Pitlochry, Preston, Rugby, Sheffield, Silverstone, Stirling, and Wakefield
To take advantage of the cheapest fares, book your ticket with Megabus today.
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