Venue Address

 

John McIntyre Conference Centre

Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Rd, Edinburgh EH16 5AY

Getting to PPSN

 

By Rail

Edinburgh Waverley station is located in the city centre and is served by trains linking to most UK cities, including frequent services to Glasgow (Scotrail) and London (Virgin East Coast). Rail travellers are advised to book tickets in advance if possible (https://www.thetrainline.com/).

The venue is 2 miles from Edinburgh Waverley station, a taxi or bus will take around 10 minutes.

By Air

Edinburgh Airport has direct flights to Europe and North America The venue is about 8 miles from Edinburgh International Airport. A taxi will cost around £20, or take an Airlink bus service to Edinburgh Waverley Station (City Centre), an adult open return is £7.50 and a single £4.50. The venue is 2 miles from Edinburgh Waverley station, a taxi or bus will take around 10 minutes.

By Bus

From the shop side of Princes Street; take a bus to the Royal Commonwealth Pool on Dalkeith Road, Pollock Halls is a short walk down Holyrood Park Road from the stop.

Lothian Buses: Nos 2, 14, 30, 33 £1.60 is the standard adult one-trip fare. You’ll need exact change.

 

Getting Around:

Edinburgh is a compact and safe city, walking is often the best way to visit the city centre. Most bus services are operated by Lothian Buses.  Bus routes 2, 14, 30 and 33 operate close to the venue and will take you into the city centre, at night you can use the N30 night bus.  Note that bus services don’t give change, a single journey is £1.60. A day ticket giving unlimited travel that day can be purchased on any bus for £4. Edinburgh operates licensed black taxis (similar to London) which can be hailed at the side of the road if they are showing the yellow TAXI sign.

Lots more info may be found at http://thisisedinburgh.com/