Transport & Parking

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.

Plan your bike journey

The Western General Hospital is a 25 minute cycle ride from the Central Area, 20 minutes from the city centre and 45 minutes from the RIE.

To find out the local cycle routes to the Western General Hospital, you can use the CycleStreets journey planner or the City of Edinburgh Council cycle maps

Bike parking

The University provides a range of bike parking facilities at the Western General Hospital.

Bike stands

Bike stands are located throughout the Western General Hospital site.

Secure bike stores

A new secure bike store is now available for use by students and staff at the front of the MRC building. If you would like to access this store, please contact the Transport and Parking office.

A range of bike parking is available throughout the University. Further information on bike parking is available from the Transport and Parking office.

Bike parking at Edinburgh Waverley Train Station

Sheltered bike parking with CCTV coverage is available at Edinburgh Waverley Train Station.