Travel information

  • Edinburgh Airport is located approximately 6 miles (9.5 kilometres) from the city centre.  Direct flights are available from most European cities, including Amsterdam, Paris and Frankfurt.

  • There are trains running every hour from London to Edinburgh. The main railway station, Edinburgh Waverley, is located in the city centre, approximately 10 minutes walk from school.


Travel information

Arriving in Scotland

Edinburgh airport is conveniently located a short distance from the city centre. We are happy to provide an individual executive airport transfer service for students who would like to be met on arrival.

There is a bus connection from the airport into the city centre, with a journey time of approximately 25 minutes. The Airlink 100 Express bus service operates a 24 hour shuttle between Edinburgh Airport and Waverley Bridge (near Princes Street and the main railway station), with designated stops en route. The service is frequent and adult tickets cost 4.50 GBP for one way, 7.50 GBP for a return.

Official airport taxis, black cabs and pre-booked private hire taxis are also available at separate taxi ranks. For further details on both please visit Edinburgh Airport.

There is an excellent train service to and from Edinburgh Waverley station, which is located in the centre of the city, to towns and cities throughout the U.K.  For more information visit TheTrainLine.

Individual Executive Airport Transfer Service

Arrival transfer from Edinburgh Airport - £55.00

Departure transfer to Edinburgh Airport - £50.00

Return transfers - £105.00

Around Edinburgh

When staying in Edinburgh, most students choose to travel around the city by bus. Edinburgh's bus service is one of the best in the United Kingdom, offering a frequent and far reaching service to all parts of the city. A “Ridacard” – or city bus pass – will allow you unlimited travel on all the city’s Lothian buses. These passes are available only a five-minute walk from the school and are used by the majority of students at the school.  For further details visit Lothian Buses.

Public transport in Edinburgh is comfortable, safe and easy to use. Drivers are helpful and friendly and the view from the top deck of the buses can be second to none.

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