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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 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

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 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 (NCPs) 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 2019

The Exchange Edinburgh,
EH3 8EE,
United Kingdom

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Where to stay and what to do


Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh


The Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa are offering a special rate to all delegates booking to stay with them during the conference.

The room booking price includes a full Scottish breakfast and VAT is included in the prices listed below.

Single Occupancy within a Classic King or Twin bedded room: £190.00 per room per night

Double/Twin Occupancy within a Classic King or Twin bedded room: £210.00 per room per night

To book your accommodation with the Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa:

Call hotel direct and request in-house reservations on + 44 (0) 131 229 9131

Opening hours for in-house reservations are from:

08.00 – 19.00 Monday to Friday

09.00 – 17.00 Saturday

Indicate that you require the Special Rate as you are attending the DDL2019 Conference at the EICC.

Please note this rate is for a limited time only and will expire on Monday 11th November 2019.


Convention Edinburgh has negotiated rates for the DDL2019 and is pleased to offer a free online accommodation booking service to delegates attending this event.

View and book the various accommodation options here.

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.