Getting to Edinburgh

Edinburgh is at the heart of Scotland and is easy to reach by air, rail and road. With direct flight routes from over 150 countries, delegates will find the city accessible – and after a journey full of anticipation, arrival in such a fantastic setting will bring its own rewards. 

By Rail

For delegates travelling to Edinburgh by rail, there are two city centre train stations, Edinburgh Waverley and Edinburgh Haymarket, which are linked to all major cities and airports in Britain. The Edinburgh and London route is the fastest train service between cities in Britain, taking just over four hours from one city centre to the heart of the other. There are high-speed links to all of the other major population centres and airports in the UK, while the Eurostar service connects Paris to Edinburgh in around eight hours. 

By Air

Edinburgh Airport serves over 150 worldwide destinations with an average of 50 flights from London airports every day, as well as regular services from other major UK cities. Edinburgh not only has excellent connectivity from overseas, it boasts first-rate travel options upon arrival. Edinburgh is proud to be an easily accessible city and our renowned local transport offers a stress-free journey from A to B; take the tram from the airport and arrive in the city centre within 25 minutes, choose to hop in a taxi or experience our award-winning public bus service.

By Road

Motorways and a network of quiet trunk roads ensure Edinburgh is easily accessible by road.  The national coach station connects to all major British cities.