Best city in UK for travel links

Published: 11 August 2017

Edinburgh has been ranked the best city in the UK for its local travel links for the second year running.

The Capital also claimed the top spot for ease of long distance travel in the survey of 45 UK towns, cities and regions, up from 14th place last year and ousting York from first place.

Cambridge in England and Carmarthenshire in Wales ranked joint bottom for being the most difficult areas to travel within, scoring six out of 10 in this year’s Easy Travel Index.

It’s interesting to see that the top cities are predominantly Scottish and northern English cities.

Dr Steve Cassidy, Managing Director, ESP Group


The Welsh region was also deemed the hardest place from which to travel further afield, scoring 5.9 out of 10. The study, conducted by transport company ESP Group, asked respondents to rate how easy they find travelling within their local area and also how they rate travelling further afield from where they live. Edinburgh scored 7.5 out of 10 for ease of local travel and 7.1 out of 10 for ease of longer distance travel...

Full story via Edinburgh Evening News


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