Edinburgh is easily reachable by air and road. Once in the city, there are vast options of public transport.

By Air
Edinburgh is served by an international airport, with connections across the world. For further information, please visit the Edinburgh airport website.

The airport is a 20-40 minute drive from the city centre, depending on traffic.

The Airlink 100 bus service, operated by Lothian Buses, will take you from the airport straight to the city centre and takes around 30 minutes.

The current cost for a single journey is £4.50 and a return journey is £7.50.

There is a taxi rank outside the airport, or taxis can be booked by calling either of the below numbers; these companies have two of the largest fleets in Edinburgh.

Central Radio Cabs: +44 (0)131 229 2468
City Cabs: +44 (0)131 228 1211

The cost will be approximately £25.

The city’s trams also offer a frequent service, approximately every 8-12 minutes, linking the airport and the city centre. The average journey time is 35 minutes.

Tickets must be purchased from the ticket machines on the platform before boarding the tram. Single adult fares are £5.50, with a return costing £8.50.

Further information can be found on the Edinburgh Trams website.

By Rail
National Rail Enquiry Service (24 hours) – Telephone: +44 (0)8457 484 950

ScotRail is the main operator in Scotland. Full details on routes and timetables can be found on their website or by downloading the ScotRail app.

The mainline rail network serves the centre of Edinburgh via two railway stations.
Edinburgh Waverley is the principal station and is situated at the east end of Princes Street.
Haymarket Station is at the west end of the city and is the closest to the EICC, around a 5-10 minute walk.

By Bus
National Express – Telephone: +44 (0)8717 818 181
All national coach services to Edinburgh arrive close to St Andrew’s Square, situated at the east end of Princes Street.

Further information and advice on traveling to Edinburgh can be found here.