Transport & Parking

By car

The King's Buildings site is located on the south side of the city, approximately three miles from the centre of Edinburgh and can be accessed by car.

The address of the King's Buildings is: West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JG.

Parking at the King's Buildings

A number of University car parks are located in the King's Buildings. University car parks are for the use of permit holders only, and are subject to the University’s Parking Regulations.

All staff and students are welcome to apply for a permit.

Permits are available for visitors to the University.


Tripshare is the University's car sharing scheme.

The University of Edinburgh operates a private scheme within TripshareEdinburgh so that staff and students can search for potential matches within the University community to share their car, walking or cycling trip.

The University of Edinburgh has over 1,000 members who you could potentially share your journey with!

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