Travel to Edinburgh


Link to a Google Map that shows various relevant locations.

 By Air

John McIntyre Conference Centre is about 8 miles from Edinburgh International Airport. A taxi will cost around £25, or you can take an airlink bus service to Waverley Bridge, which is next to Waverley Train Station, the main train station in Edinburgh.  You can also get a tram from Edinburgh Airport to St Andrews Square, which is also near the city centre.  An adult open return is £9 and a single £4.50.  

 By Rail

John McIntyre Conference Centre is 2 miles from Edinburgh Waverley, our main station. A taxi or bus (see below) will take around 10 minutes from the station, taxi's can be found on Waverley Bridge upon exiting the station.

 By Tram

John McIntyre Conference Centre is about 2 miles from St Andrew's Square, the main Tram terminus. There are regular tram services to and from Edinburgh International Airport. Once you arrive in the city, please follow the bus or taxi instructions below to get to John McIntyre Conference Centre.

 By Bus

From the shop side of Princes Street (opposite the station); take a bus to the Royal Commonwealth Pool on Dalkeith Road, John McIntyre Conference Centre is a short walk down Holyrood Park Road from the stop. Lothian Buses: Nos 2, 14, 30, 33. Munro: 51/52 from North Bridge.  More details about bus routes and timetables can be found on the Lothian Buses website.

 By Taxi

A taxi from St. Andrew Square Bus Station or Princes Street to John McIntyre Conference Centre will cost approximately £7 and take 5-10 minutes.

 By Car

If you're coming to Edinburgh from the South, take the A720; City of Edinburgh Bypass, then take the A7 Old Dalkeith Road exit at the Sheriffhall Roundabout going towards the City Centre. Continue straight for approximately 3 miles. Just past the Royal Commonwealth Pool at the lights, turn right onto Holyrood Park Road. John McIntyre Conference Centre is the second turning on the right.

There is limited on-site parking on a first-come first-served basis.

Last updated: 24 Aug 2018 at 10:12