LOCATION & DIRECTIONS TO THE EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE
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.
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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. For more information on which airlines and destinations connect to Edinburgh visit www.edinburghairport.com.
From Edinburgh Airport by Tram
Trams offer a frequent and reliable service linking the airport and the city centre. Trams depart from the airport every 8-10 minutes and the journey time to the City Centre is just 35 minutes. The service operates from the airport from 06.15am with the las™ tram leaving at 10.45pm. Tickets cost £5 for an adult single and £8 for an adult return. Delegates are advised to disembark at the Haymarket stop and walk towards the EICC along Morrison Street. This walk takes approximately 7 minutes. For more information about the Tram service please visit https://edinburghtrams.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 regarding these services visit www.flybybus.com.
Reduced Bus Fares – Marketing Edinburgh, Convention Bureau have negotiated a special discount for bus travel with Edinburgh & Lothian buses. You are entitled to reduced fares on the Airlink bus ticket but also on the exciting city sightseeing bus tours. Please use the link below to book and print your Airlink bus tickets or sightseeing ticket, before you arrive in the city
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.
For up to date road travel Reports, updated every 5 minutes, please see the following website www.frixo.com
Parking in Edinburgh
There are many car parks in close walking distance to the EICC. Click here for details on National Car Parks in Edinburgh. Additionally, there is a public car park at the Sheraton Hotel, 150 meters from the EICC, which has limited accessible parking spaces. For further details please see www.sheratonedinburgh.co.uk/car-park