9th, 10th, 11th December 2020
Edinburgh International Conference Centre – EICC,
The Exchange Edinburgh,
Further information on the conference venue
How to get to the DDL Conference
Trams offer a frequent and reliable service linking the airport and the city centre. Trams depart from the airport every 8-10 minutes and the journey time to the City Centre is just 35 minutes. The service operates from the airport from 06.15am with the last tram leaving at 10.45pm. Tickets cost £6 for an adult single and £8.50 for an adult return. Delegates are advised to disembark at the Haymarket stop and walk towards the EICC along Morrison Street. This walk takes approximately 7 minutes. For more information about the Tram service please visit https://edinburghtrams.com.
The Airlink 100 operates a frequent bus service (every 10 minutes at peak times) between Edinburgh Airport and the city centre, with designated stops en route. Tickets cost £4.50 single and £7.50 return. Delegates are advised to disembark at Haymarket Railway Station and to follow signs for EICC on foot (5 minute walk). See city centre map for directions. For more information regarding bus services visit www.flybybus.com. Reduced Bus Fares – Marketing Edinburgh, Convention Bureau have negotiated a special discount for bus travel with Edinburgh & Lothian buses. You are entitled to reduced fares on the Airlink bus ticket but also on the exciting city sightseeing bus tours.
There is an excellent taxi service from the airport to the city. You’ll find official airport taxis at the taxi rank outside the terminal building (follow the signs within the airport). It costs approximately £15 to get a taxi from the airport to the city centre and the journey takes 20 minutes depending on the time of day.
The EICC is right in the centre of Edinburgh. The main entrance is on Morrison Street. For directions from your home or office input EH3 8EE into your SatNav for the destination postcode.
Edinburgh is a city like no other. Rich in history it has a medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town with gardens and neoclassical buildings. From the world-famous Edinburgh Castle, to St. Giles Cathedral, to Real Mary King’s Close and the Museum of Scotland, the sights are plentiful. Arthur’s Seat is an imposing peak in Holyrood Park with sweeping views, and Calton Hill is topped with monuments and memorials.
For information on what to do and where to eat when you visit Edinburgh, please use the helpful links below.