01-04 July 2018 | John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh University

Edinburgh International Airport is around 25 minutes from the city centre by taxi, tram or buses.

Over 40 flights a day from London and flights from 20 other UK airports. Over 40 scheduled flights from Europe (KLM, Air France, SAS, Lufthansa, Easyjet, Ryanair, Brussels, Germanwings, Norwegian, Vueling ) , transatlantic and middle eastern flights  also fly daily.

You can also fly into Glasgow International Airport, which is an hour’s drive west of Edinburgh and can be reached by regular coach service.

By rail the East Coast mainline links Edinburgh and London King’s Cross in around 4 hours.

An overnight sleeper service runs between London and Edinburgh 6 nights a week.

By ferry from the Netherlands to Newcastle about 2 hours drive south of Edinburgh.

By Air

By Bus

By Rail

By Road

By Tram

Getting to our Pollock Halls 

Edinburgh First
Pollock Halls
18 Holyrood Park Road
Edinburgh
EH16 5AY

By Road

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. Pollock Halls is the second turning on the right.

We have limited on-site parking on a first-come first-served basis.

By Taxi

A taxi from St. Andrew Square Bus Station or Princess Street to Pollock Halls will cost approximately £7 and take 5-10 minutes.

By Bus

From the shop side of Princes Street; take a bus to the Royal Commonwealth Pool on Dalkeith Road, Pollock Halls is a short walk down Holyrood Park Road from the stop. 

  • Lothian Buses: Nos 2, 14, 30, 33 £1.50 is the standard adult one-trip fare. You'll need exact change.
  • Munro: 51/52 from North Bridge.

By Rail

Pollock Halls is 2 miles from Edinburgh Waverley, our main station. A taxi or bus will take around 10 minutes.

By Air

Pollock Halls is about 8 miles from Edinburgh International Airport. A taxi will cost around £20, or take an airlink bus service to Waverley Bridge, an adult open return is £7 and a single £4.

By Tram

Pollock Halls 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 above to get to Pollock Halls.