Travel and visas


The EICC is located within Edinburgh's city centre making it easily accessible whatever your method of travel.

By air
Over 100 destinations are served by more than 30 airlines from Edinburgh International Airport, including direct routes to London, New York, Toronto, Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Geneva, Madrid, Paris, Stockholm and Zurich. Edinburgh International Airport is only 12 kilometers (8 miles) from the city centre and is easily accessible by bus and taxi. For more information on destinations, how to get to and from the airport and airport facilities, visit www.edinburghairport.com.

By train
Edinburgh is linked to all major cities and airports in Britain by two railway stations - Waverley and Haymarket. Waverley is the main station and has direct routes to many cities across the country, including over 25 daily departures from London taking just over four hours to connect the capital cities and the Eurostar connects Paris to Edinburgh in around eight hours. For information contact National Rail Enquiries (tel: +44 (0)8457 484950).

By road
Motorways and a network of quiet truck roads ensure that Edinburgh is easily accessible by road.  The EICC is right in the centre of Edinburgh. The main entrance is on Morrison Street. You can plan your route online using one of the free route planners - examples are The AA or The RAC and you should input EH3 8EE as the destination.

Parking
There are many car parks in close walking distance to the EICC. For details on National Car Parks in Edinburgh visit http://www.ncp.co.uk/edinburghairportparking.htm.

Bus
Reduced Bus Fares - Marketing Edinburgh, Convention Bureau have negotiated special discounts for bus travel with Edinburgh & Lothian buses.  

Journey Planner
Get travel options to EICC with our journey planner

Visas

Visas - citizens of the EU do not need a visa to enter Britain. If you are from any other country, find out about visa requirements before you travel - visit the 'Home Office, UK Border Agency at http://www.ukvisas.gov.uk/

 

 


Links

Programme (PDF, 3.00MB)

Abstract book (PDF, 7.75MB)

Keydates

Early registration deadline:
16 July 2012
Registration deadline:
29 August 2012