The School is located in the heart of the city. It is just a 10-15 minute walk from Princes Street and Waverley Railway Station and only 5 minutes from the Royal Mile and the Old Town.

There are regular bus services from Princes Street to the central University area. Edinburgh is very well served by national and international transport links.

Travel from Waverley station

The School is just a 10-15 minute walk from the station. Alternatively, taxis can be found on the main concourse, which cost approximately £5 for the short journey.

Travel from Edinburgh Airport


Taxis from the airport can be found at a rank on the terminal forecourt. Fares vary according to the time of day and traffic, but a typical fare to the School would be £15 with a journey time of 25-30 minutes.


The Airlink bus service operates a 24 hour bus service between Edinburgh Airport and the city centre, terminating at Waverley Bridge, close to the Railway Station. The School is just a 10-15 minute walk from Waverley Bridge by foot or a short taxi journey.

Tickets cost £3.50 single or £6.00 open return. The bus stop is located outside the terminal building and journey time is approximately 25-30 minutes depending on traffic.

Car hire

There are a number of car hire firms which have desks located in the UK arrivals hall of the airport terminal, so you can make arrangements on arrival. These include National, Alamo, Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Budget. Website links for each company can be found on the Edinburgh Airport website.

There is a courtesy bus service from the terminal forecourt to the car pick-up area.