Now in its 28th year, Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival is going from strength to strength – and 2016’s impressive lineup is certainly no exception. So far, confirmed acts include Curtis Stigers, Alvin Youngblood Hart, The Mouse Outfit, Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, and Daymé Arocena. There are plenty of free events, too, including Mardi Gras and Edinburgh Festival Carnival.
Your journey to Edinburgh with Megabus is easy and straightforward. Simply book your ticket to travel direct from 27 different locations across the UK – including London, Birmingham, Aberdeen, Leicester and Manchester – going right into the centre of this vibrant city. With very limited parking options in Edinburgh, your journey will run much more smoothly when travelling on our comfortable coaches.
When you arrive in Edinburgh, there are plenty of travel options to get to the festival venues – including bike, bus, tram or on foot. The Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival has events across the whole city – including at Edinburgh Napier University Morningside Campus, Festival Theatre, George Square and The Queen’s Hall – so take your time and soak up the atmosphere as you make your way from venue to venue.
If you’re staying for a few days or more, you don’t need to travel light. Our luggage allowance is a generous 20kg per person, so you can relax and pack everything you need without worrying about space restrictions on the coach.
Festival location: various sites across Edinburgh
Megabus stop: Edinburgh
Dates: 15th – 24th July
Travel direct to Edinburgh with Megabus from 27 UK locations 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, Wakefield
Edinburgh // 15-24th July 2016
Somerset House, London // 7-17th July 2016
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