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Edinburgh International Conference Centre


How to get to the DDL Conference

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

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 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.

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 and input EH3 8EE for the destination postcode. View up to date road travel Reports, updated every 5 minutes.

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.

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DDL Conference 2017

The Exchange Edinburgh,
EH3 8EE,
United Kingdom

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Where to stay and what to do



Accommodation Options

Convention Edinburgh has negotiated rates for DDL2017 and is pleased to offer a free online accommodation booking service to delegates.

To view and book the various accommodation options please click on the link below.

Credit card details are required to make a booking and confirmation shall be sent to your e-mail address.

Payment should be made directly with the accommodation provider at the time of your stay.

Further information

Edinburgh is a city like no other.  Rich in history it has a medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town with gardens and neoclassical buildings. From the world-famous Edinburgh Castle, to St. Giles Cathedral, to Real Mary King’s Close and the Museum of Scotland, the sights are plentiful. Arthur’s Seat is an imposing peak in Holyrood Park with sweeping views, and Calton Hill is topped with monuments and memorials.

For information on what to do and where to eat when you visit Edinburgh, please use the helpful links below.

Conference Information

Early Registration – we offer an early registration prior to the conference between 16:00 – 18:00 on Tuesday 5th December at the EICC in the main foyer – feel free to collect your badge and bags to avoid the morning rush.

Dress Code – the conference dress code is business casual.

WiFi – there is free WiFi for our delegates at the EICC during the conference: Username: DDL2017 Password: inhalation

Certificate of attendance – for those requiring a certificate of attendance it can be downloaded here and bought to the conference to be stamped.

Conference App – download the DDL Conference App and have the event at your fingertips.