East Lothian is located in the South East of Scotland, neighbouring the capital city of Edinburgh. The award winning coastline stretches along the southern edge of the Firth of Forth to the boundaries of the Scottish Borders. East Lothian is often referred to as Edinburgh's playground due to its close proximity to the city. The county covers approximately 257 square miles, allowing easy access to all courses.
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Road travelling times from main UK cities to Edinburgh. The county town of Haddington is a half hour drive from Edinburgh.
For road information or planning routes see www.theaa.com
|Aberdeen||131 m/211 km|
|Birmingham||298 m/480 km|
|Glasgow||46 m/74 km|
|Hull||230 m/370 km|
|London||413 m/663 km|
|Manchester||211 m/355 km|
|Newcastle||110 m/177 km|
|York||200 m/322 km|
Connections are available from Edinburgh Waverley rail station to the following East Lothian towns: Musselburgh, Wallyford, Prestonpans, Longniddry, Drem, North Berwick and Dunbar.
|From/to Edinburgh||Mileage/Km||Train Journey|
|Aberdeen||131 m/211 km||2 hrs 30 mins|
|Birmingham||298 m/480 km||4 hrs 30 mins|
|Glasgow||46 m/74 km||50 mins|
|Hull||230 m/370 km||4 hrs 15 mins|
|London||413 m/663 km||4 hrs 30 mins|
|Manchester||211 m/355 km||3 hrs 40 mins|
|Newcastle||110 m/177 km||1 hrs 30 mins|
|York||200 m/322 km||2 hrs 30 mins|
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Edinburgh Airport is 8 miles (12 km) west of the city. Glasgow, Glasgow Prestwick and Newcastle airports are all within easy reach of East Lothian. The following website may help you plan your journey here.