Getting to Edinburgh
With excellent air links and rail and road network, getting to Edinburgh from overseas or within the UK has never been easier.
Travelling to Edinburgh by Train
Edinburgh has two railway stations - Waverley and Haymarket. Waverley is the main station and has direct routes to many cities across the country, including over 25 daily departures from London. For more information on the rail network within the UK visit www.eastcoast.co.uk or www.nationalrail.co.uk
Travelling to Edinburgh by Bus
Edinburgh's main bus terminal is located at St Andrews Square. Bus connections stretch right across the UK. For details of these routes visit:www.nationalexpress.com or www.citylink.co.uk. For information on local bus services throughout Edinburgh visit www.lothianbuses.com
Travelling to Edinburgh by Plane
Edinburgh has one of the UK's fastest growing airports and new flights are always being added. At the EICC, we have the luxury of being located right in the heart of the city and within 10km (6 miles) of Edinburgh International Airport.
EICC has an established relationship with Virgin Atlantic who can offer discounted flights between Edinburgh and London on their new UK domestic service, Virgin Atlantic Little Red, or if you're travelling from further afield Virgin Atlantic fly to over 30 top business and leisure destinations. Click here for discounted flights and to find out more.
For more information on which airlines and destinations connect to Edinburgh visit www.edinburghairport.com.
From Edinburgh Airport by Bus
The Airlink 100 operates a frequent bus service (every 10 minutes at peak times) between Edinburgh Airport and the city centre, with designated stops en route. The service starts at 04.30 and runs until 00.22 at night, with the journey taking 20 minutes. Tickets cost £3.50 single and £6.00 return. Delegates are advised to disembark at Haymarket Railway Station and to follow signs for EICC on foot (5 minute walk). See city centre map for directions.
The N22 bus also departs from outside the Airport entrance and runs every half an hour through the night until the Airlink service starts again. For more information about these services visit www.flybybus.com.
From Edinburgh Airport by Taxi
There is an excellent taxi service from the airport to the city. You'll find official airport taxis at the taxi rank outside the terminal building (follow the signs within the airport). It costs approximately £15 to get a taxi from the airport to the city centre and the journey takes 20 minutes depending on the time of day.
Travelling to Edinburgh by Car
The EICC is right in the centre of Edinburgh. The main entrance is on Morrison Street. For directions from your home or office visit www.multimap.com and input EH3 8EE for the destination postcode.
Created to help you quickly and easily find someone who shares your specific journey. Visit the website for full information www.TripshareEdinburgh.com
Parking near the EICC
There are many car parks in close walking distance to the EICC. Please access the following links for further details:
For further advice on alternative modes of transport www.sestran.gov.uk
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