The conference will take place in the English Department of the University of Edinburgh, at 50 George Square. 

 50GSQ with park

If you fly to Edinburgh:

From the airport to the city, expect a 25-30 min travel time. 

When you go out of arrivals, it will be at one of the doors shown on the map, but most likely at the one between points H and G; turn left and walk along the terminal building looking for the signs. You will see the stops for various busses on your right-hand side. Further right, you will see a tower with a car park.

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By Bus – The bus you need to take you to Edinburgh city centre is called Airlink 100 (point A on the map) You can buy your ticket on the bus from the driver, using your bank card or cash. The cost for a single ticket is £4.50. You can also purchase an open-ended return ticket for £7.50. Airlink will start from its stop at the airport every ten minutes and the ride will take approx. 25 minutes, depending on traffic. Its final stop will be opposite the Waverley Train Station.

By tram – Trams are highly visible once you reach the A point where the Airlink 100 bus stop is. They depart every 7 minutes, between 7am and 7pm, and every 15 minutes outwith these hours, with an end-to-end journey of just 30 minutes. A single fare will cost £6.50; the ticket will need to be purchased at the kiosk on the tram platform. See point 7 on the map.

The tram takes you right along Princes Street to Waverley Station. See the route here.

See tram ticket options here.

By taxi – In order to get to the East terminus taxi rank, you’ll have to walk under a covered passageway next to the trams platform, as shown on the map at point 3. The ride will take approximately 25 minutes to the city centre, and cost around £20-30.


If you come to Edinburgh BY TRAIN.

Edinburgh is very well connected to all parts of the UK. Trains to and from London and Glasgow run every half hour. The main railway station of Edinburgh, WAVERLEY STATION, is on Princes Street in the city centre. Taxis are available at the exits on Market Street and Waverley Bridge.

If you plan to come by train, it is advisable to buy your ticket well in advance, to ensure a better price. Book it on Trainline.




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