Arriving in Edinburgh: There are many routes into the city. For those of you travelling in from the airport or from the train station we have instructions of how to get to the conference venue or to your accommodation.
Our conference venue is the Playfair Library, Old College, South Bridge Edinburgh EH8 9YL (see below for map). As you enter through the archway there is a reception to your left where you will be guided to the Playfair Library.
Edinburgh airport is serviced by a regular bus service which departs up to every ten minutes. As you leave departures look for the blue 100 bus and there will also be a ticket stand there where you can by your tickets before boarding. An open return on this bus is £6 and the journey into the city centre will take 30 minutes. For more detailed information please see Airport bus timetable. Alternatively, you could take a taxi which would cost in the region of £20-30 and would take approximately 20 to 30 minutes.
When you reach the city centre there are a number of stops you can alight at. The very last stop is Waverly Bridge which is the most convenient stop for both the conference venue and for those staying in Pollock Halls. The Playfair Library is 10 minutes walk from Waverly Station and for those travelling to Pollock Halls we would recommend a taxi which should cost in the region of £7-10.
Edinburgh Waverly Station is ten minutes walk away from our conference venue. For those travelling to Pollock Halls we would recommend a taxi which should cost in the region of £7-10.
Useful numbers and timetables
Edinburgh Airport bus timetable
Airport bus timetable
Edinburgh Taxi numbers
http://www.citycabs.co.uk Tel: 0131 228 1211
Edinburgh Private Hire
http://edinburghcityprivatehire.com Tel: 0131 477 4000
Edinburgh EH8 9YL