Edinburgh International Conference Centre
The Exchange
+44 (0) 131 300 3000

About Edinburgh International Conference Centre

Situated at the heart of Scotland's beautiful capital city, the EICC is one of the world's outstanding venues for conferences and events. Our purpose-built centre offers the very best facilities and technology; and our experienced team will help to ensure your event's success.

About Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and it is located in central eastern Scotland, near the Firth of Forth, close to the North Sea. Thanks to its spectacular rocks, rustic buildings and a huge collection of medieval and classic architecture, including numerous stone decorations, it is often considered one of the most lively cities in Europe. Scottish people called it Auld Reekie, Edina, Athens of the North and Britain’s Other Eye.

Getting There

The EICC is located right in the heart of the city and within 10km (6 miles) of Edinburgh International Airport.


There are many car parks in close walking distance to the EICC.

Car Rental

Edinburgh airport has a consolidated car hire centre where you can find all the major car hire brands.


Edinburgh's main bus terminal is located at St Andrews Square. Bus connections stretch right across the UK. The Airlink bus service from the airport provides a fast and frequent service into the City Centre. It operates 24/7 departing every 10 minutes.


Edinburgh has two railway stations, Waverley Station (1.3 miles from EICC) and Haymarket Station, (0.4 miles from EICC)


Edinburgh Trams run between the Airport and York Place every 8-10 minutes Monday to Saturday and every 12-15 minutes on a Sunday. The closest tram stop to the EICC is at Haymarket Station.


Airport taxis are available to passengers 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.


Leonardo Royal Hotel Edinburgh Haymarket

Located in Haymarket, just west of Edinburgh city centre, Leonardo Royal Hotel Edinburgh Haymarket is just down the road from Haymarket Station and very easy to find. It is surrounded by cafes, bars and ideally located near to the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, less than five minutes’ walk away.

Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor

Located in Edinburgh's stylish West End, with shops, restaurants and bars are just a minutes’ walk away. Haymarket Train station is 200 meters away from our hotel and bus stops offer access to all areas of the city. Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street and the Royal Mile are all just a short walk away.