Edinburgh is a fantastically well connected city both within the UK and outside.
Edinburgh Waverley is the closest mainline railway station, with direct services to London, Manchester, Birmingham and a number of other big cities in the UK. More information can be found on
the VisitScotland website.
You can get National Express, Megabus, Scottish CityLink and Stagecoach services to Edinburgh. More information about bus travel can be found on the the VisitScotland website.
Edinburgh is easily reachable by car if you prefer to use your own transport. the VisitScotland website.
Getting to our Pollock Halls campus
18 Holyrood Park Road
Pollock Halls is 2 miles from Edinburgh Waverley, our main station. A taxi or a bus will take around 10 minutes.
A taxi from St. Andrew’s Square Bus Station or Princes Street to Pollock Halls will cost approximately £7 and take 5-10 minutes.
From the shop side of Princes Street; take a bus to the Royal Commonwealth Pool on Dalkeith Road, Pollock Halls is a short walk down Holyrood Park Road from the stop. Due to current tram works there may be route changes, but all Lothian Buses can be picked up from North Bridge.
Nos 2, 14, 30, 33; £1.50 is now the standard adult one-trip fare. You’ll need exact change.
Munro: 51/52, from North Bridge.
If you’re coming to Edinburgh from the South, take the A720; City of Edinburgh Bypass, then take the A7 Old Dalkeith Road exit at the Sheriffhall Roundabout going towards the City Centre. Continue straight for approximately 3 miles. Just past the Royal Commonwealth Pool at the lights, turn right onto Holyrood Park Road. Pollock Halls is the second turning on the right. On-site parking is extremely limited and will be only for those with previously disclosed access needs; however, there are other local options. (See information on Parking.)
Pollock Halls is about 8 miles from Edinburgh International Airport. A taxi will cost around £20, or take the Airlink bus service to Waverley Bridge: an adult open return is £6 and a single £3.50.