Transport & Parking

Driving

Information on driving via Tripshare, Enterprise Car Club and University vehicles.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) 

For the latest advice on staying safe whilst travelling during the Covid-19 pandemic, please see the Transport Scotland website: www.transport.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/transport-transition-plan/advice-on-how-to-travel-safely

When driving to the University you can use Campus Maps to find the postcode of the building. 

Campus Maps

The Highway Code

The Highway Code is the official road safety manual for the UK. Certain rules in the Highway Code represent various road traffic laws and must be obeyed.

Highway Code

University vehicles

The Transport and Parking office is the main contact for all University vehicle management issues.

Enterprise Car Club

University staff and students can join Enterprise Car Club for business or personal use at a significantly discounted rate.

Park and Ride

There are bus and rail Park and Ride sites throughout Edinburgh.

Tripshare

The University of Edinburgh operates a private Tripshare scheme to match individuals with others wanting to travel in the same direction so they can share the journey and the costs.

Electric Vehicle Charging Points

We have secured funding via the City of Edinburgh Council ‘Switched on Fleets’ programme and Energy Savings Trust to increase electric vehicle usage on campus.

Electric Vehicle Myth-buster

Our 2019 Travel Survey revealed the 3 biggest reasons University staff and students were concerned about switching to electric vehicles (“EVs”). Here, we run through these reservations and bust some myths.