Transport & Parking

Travelling to the Central Area by train

The Central Area of the University is located on the south side of the city centre, within easy walking distance of Edinburgh Waverley Train Station, which is Edinburgh's main train station.

Edinburgh Waverley Train Station is served by rail services to Scotland and the rest of the UK. There are various ways to plan your journey by train.

Plan your rail journey

You can plan your journey by rail by using the Traveline Scotland journey planner.

To plan your journey follow the two step process below to enter the origin and destination of your journey:

1. Firstly, you can look at the University campus maps to find postcode of your destination at the University.

Campus maps

2. Secondly, enter your origin and destination postcode into the Traveline Scotland journey planner.

Traveline Scotland journey planner

Alternatively, you can also consult the National Rail Enquries journey planner.

National Rail Enquiries

Getting from Edinburgh Waverley Train Station to the Central Area

Due to the close proximity of Edinburgh Waverley Train Station to the Central Area, you can choose to travel from the station to the University by the following modes:

On foot

By bike

By bus

  • By taxi - taxis are available from Edinburgh Waverley Train Station. A one way taxi fare from the station to the Central Area will cost approximately £7.00.