Travel and visas



The EICC is located within Edinburgh's city centre making it easily accessible whatever your method of travel. For more information on travelling to and from Edinburgh Airport click here. 

For more details on travelling from the airport into Edinburgh click here. The airport bus has several stops including Haymarket station (10 minute walk from EICC) and it terminates at Waverley station. Taxi ranks are available at both stations.

By air
Over 100 destinations are served by more than 30 airlines from Edinburgh International Airport, including direct routes to London, New York, Toronto, Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Geneva, Madrid, Paris, Stockholm and Zurich. Edinburgh International Airport is only 12 kilometers (8 miles) from the city centre and is easily accessible by bus and taxi. For more information on destinations, how to get to and from the airport and airport facilities, visit

By train
Edinburgh is linked to all major cities and airports in Britain by two railway stations - Waverley and Haymarket. Waverley is the main station and has direct routes to many cities across the country, including over 25 daily departures from London taking just over four hours to connect the capital cities and the Eurostar connects Paris to Edinburgh in around eight hours. For information contact National Rail Enquiries (tel: +44 (0)8457 484950).

By road
Motorways and a network of quiet trunk roads ensure that Edinburgh is easily accessible by road. The EICC is right in the centre of Edinburgh. The main entrance is on Morrison Street. You can plan your route online using one of the free route planners - examples are The AA or The RAC and you should input EH3 8EE as the destination.

There are many car parks in close walking distance to the EICC. For details on National Car Parks in Edinburgh visit

Journey Planner
Get travel options to EICC with our journey planner


Visas - citizens of the EU do not need a visa to enter Britain. If you are from any other country, find out about visa requirements before you travel - visit the 'Home Office, UK Border Agency at


Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:
    22 February 2013
  • Early registration deadline:
    24 May 2013
  • Online Registration deadline:
    2 July 2013