Transport & Parking

Western General Hospital

Travelling to Western General Hospital

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The Western General Hospital is located on the north west of the city centre, with good public transport, walking and cycling links to the city centre, the University, and the city's main transport hubs.

Travelling to the Western General on foot

It takes approximately 45 minutes to walk between the Western General Hospital and the Central Area, and 30 minutes to walk between the Western General Hospital and the city centre.

Travelling to the Western General by bike

Cycling is a cheap, quick and healthy way to get around. There is a network of on and off road cycle routes in Edinburgh.

Travelling to the Western General by bus

Buses from all over the city travel within close proximity of the Western General Hospital. A shuttle bus is also provided between the Western General and the RIE at Little France for medical students and staff.

Travelling to the Western General by train

The Western General Hospital is located on the north west side of the city, approximately one and a half miles from Edinburgh Waverley Train Station, the city's main train station.

Travelling to the Western General by City Car Club

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

Travelling to the Western General by car

The Western General Hospital is located on the north west of the city, approximately two miles from the city centre. The main postcode for the site is EH4 2XU.

Travelling to the Western General by air

The Western General Hospital is approximately 8 miles from Edinburgh Airport.