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Edinburgh International Conference Centre

Location

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 last tram leaving at 10.45pm. Tickets cost £6 for an adult single and £8.50 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.  Tickets cost £4.50 single and £7.50 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. For more information regarding bus 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.

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. 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 2018

EICC,
The Exchange Edinburgh,
Edinburgh,
Midlothian,
EH3 8EE,
United Kingdom

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Where to stay and what to do

Accommodation

Accommodation Options

The Sheraton Grand Hotel is one of Edinburgh’s finest hotels, with views of the castle, an excellent spa and easy access to the city’s shopping centre. 

It is adjacent to our conference venue, the Edinburgh International Conference Centre which is just a short four-minute walk away.

The Sheraton have agreed discounted rates for all* of our delegates wishing to book with them. 

*PLEASE NOTE THIS OFFER EXPIRES ON 5TH NOVEMBER AND IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY

The prices are as follows and include VAT:

Classic King / Twin Bedroom: £185.00 single occupancy, or £205.00 double occupancy per night including a full Scottish Breakfast.

To book your room please contact the hotel directly on:

+44(0) 131 221 6427, quoting reference DDL2018.

Additional Accommodation Options:

Convention Edinburgh offer a free accommodation booking service for our delegates with specially negotiated rates at a selection of hotels and apartments throughout the City.

They provide an easy way to search for hotels in close proximity to the EICC as well as a secure online booking system.

Please use this link to search and book your accommodation

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.