Getting to Edinburgh

Edinburgh has excellent transport links both by plane and by rail.

By plane

Edinburgh airport is located 5 miles west of the city centre, and there is a shuttle bus service "Airlink 100" between the airport and Waverley train station (the drop-off point is by the junction of Market St and Cockburn St). Tickets cost £7.50 for an open return, and can be purchased at the airport kiosk, directly on the bus, or online. Travel time is 20 ~ 25 minutes. The airport is served from all London airports, as well as many locations in Europe and beyond.

By train

Waverley train station is located in the centre of the city, within a short walk of the Old Town and conference venues. There are regular services to London King's Cross on the East Coast mainline, and other major UK cities via connecting routes.


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General Information

You must have a valid passport with or without visa, depending on your nationality; check with your country’s Embassy. The currency in Scotland is the Pound Sterling. Both English and various Scottish notes are accepted. Electricity in Scotland is 230V at 50Hz, with 3 pin type G plugs being the standard.