Getting to the festival

Innerleithen is an hour’s drive from Edinburgh city centre. To plan your journey by car visit Google Maps; to plan your journey by public transport visit Traveline Scotland.

Air and rail travel

The nearest airport is Edinburgh. The nearest railway station is 12 miles east in Galashiels.


There are a number of taxi services that cover the area.


The X62 Melrose to Edinburgh bus passes through Innerleithen, Walkerburn and Clovenfords half hourly.

Tripshare Borders

Tripshare Borders is a website that offers people a way of linking up with others who want to travel in a more environmentally friendly manner through sharing journeys.  The online database allows members to search for travel companions and arrange shared journeys with other members.

It can match all types of journeys, whether by car, bicycle or walking. You can even arrange to share a taxi! Sign up for free and enjoy reduced journey costs by sharing lifts with fellow festival walkers.