GETTING TO POLLOCK HALLS
Please find below some useful information which will help you to find us once you arrive in Edinburgh.
Arriving By Rail
The nearest mainline station is Edinburgh Waverley, in the centre of the city, and approximately 10/15 minutes taxi ride from Pollock Halls. Most black cabs will accept payment by credit/debit card, the fare will be in the region of £7.00 - £8.00.
Alternatively, you can exit the Station onto Princes Street and catch a bus from the city centre to Pollock Halls as follows:
From Princes Street to the Royal Commonwealth Pool
Lothian Bus Services 30; 33
Bus stops are located on the “shop” side of Princes Street
Flat fare: £1.60 – exact change required.
(Do ask the Driver to let you know when it is your stop – he’ll be happy to help).
Arriving By Air
Edinburgh Airport is situated to the West of the City, approximately 30 – 40 minutes by taxi or car from Pollock Halls (depending on time of day).
Edinburgh boasts an award winning public transport system and you can travel from the airport into the city centre by the regular Airlink bus service, or by Tram. Both services will bring you to the City Centre (Princes Street).
Airlink Bus Service: This is a 24 hour service and leaves from outside Domestic Arrivals. Details regarding fares, timetables etc can be found at the following website:
Tram Service: Tickets can be purchased from the ticket vending machine at the tram stop outside Domestic Arrivals. Details regarding fares, timetables etc can be found at the following website:
By Car From the Airport
If you are picking up a hire car when you arrive at the Airport, the following details will be of interest to you.
As you leave the Airport, follow the signs for Edinburgh City By-Pass (A720). Join the By-pass following signs for Berwick Upon Tweed (South).
After approx. 15km, you will reach Sheriffhall Roundabout (a large roundabout with Traffic Lights), Take the A7 (first exit on left) and head for the city centre. Stay on the A7, passing the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary on the right and continue straight on until you reach Cameron Toll roundabout on the south edge of the city.
Go straight across the roundabout (traffic lights) at Cameron Toll, taking the second exit onto Dalkeith Road. After approx 2.5km, turn right at the Royal Commonwealth Pool onto Holyrood Park Road. The entrance to Pollock Halls is approximately 200m on the right and is signposted.
Please note that we have limited parking on site and spaces are available on a first-come-first-served basis.