Using Google Maps is easiest – enter the postcode EH5 2AN and set travel mode to Public Transport then when you get here look out for house number 8 (Fraser Crescent). Buses accept contactless payments. You need to use a different card for each person, and you will be charged no more than £4 per day for unlimited travel – see https://www.lothianbuses.com/contactless/
Here are a few links that might be useful while visiting Edinburgh
Getting into town by bus is easy. Get on the number 8 bus from Granton Road (2 minutes walk from our house) and continue into town until you reach North Bridge. Get off opposite the Scotsman Hotel, walk up the hill for around 100m and you have arrived on The Royal Mile in the centre of the Old Town. Turn right to go up the Royal Mile to the Castle, or turn left to go down the Royal Mile to the Palace and Holyrood Park/Scottish Parliament.
Contactless tickets: https://www.lothianbuses.com/contactless/
The number 8 bus goes into town. The bus stop is a 2 minute walk from home.
The number 8 bus comes from town. Home is a 2 minute walk from the Boswall Green bus stop
The number 27 bus goes straight through town and is an 8 minute walk from home to the bus stop on Ferry road.