New Students

Travelling to the University

In this page you will find advice and links to help you plan your journey to Edinburgh.

How to get here

Getting to Edinburgh and the University is easy, no matter where you are coming from or how you choose to travel. You can refer to the How to Get Here page on the University's City website in order to find out the different ways you can get to the city, and the types of transport available for you. 

How to Get Here (University's City website)


When to Arrive

Crowd of tourists arriving at airport
Look out for the important dates and times in order to travel to Edinburgh and begin your studies.

Airport Welcome

Airport Arrival Team
In this section, you will find information about the University's Airport Welcome Team and how they will assist you once you have arrived at the Edinburgh Airport.

Arriving via the Republic of Ireland

Plane in the yellow horizon
In this section, you will find important information for international students planning to enter the UK via the Republic of Ireland.

Related links  

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