Getting to Edinburgh International festivals

How to get from Edinburgh Festival Camping to the International Festival Concert Venues

 

There are various Concert and Recital Venues.  We have detailed directions to a few for you

 

To Festival Theatre

 

By Tram:

Edinburgh’s Tram is a fast and easy option to get into the city centre. The journey time from Ingliston Park & ride( if driving from EFC), or from the Airport stop ( if walking from EFC)  is just 30 minutes to Princes Street. Trams run from 6.15am heading into the city, with the last tram returning from the city at 11.30pm.

 

Trams Run every 8 – 10 minutes Monday to Saturday & every 12 – 15 minutes on a Sunday.

 

Download your tram guide here


From Princes Street it’s an 17 minute Walk to the Festival Theatre – or buses run every 4 minutes (3 / 29 / 30 / 31 / 33 / 37 / N30), takes approx 11 mins.

 

Princes Street to Festival Theatre

 

 

By Bus: 42 min

 

Bus no.20 / 21 / 22 / 900/ 909 / X38

then a Short Walk or

Bus no. 330/ 33N /30

 

Mon-Sun: 7:30 AM–10:30 PM · every 10 min

 

EFC to Festival Theatre

 

 

 

By Car:  via Glasgow Rd/A8 & A7 20 min

 

Please beware that Edinburgh has limited parking and strict restrictions in place. In the city centre the vast majority of parking is pay and display – always check the instructions on the meter and carry plenty of coins with you or register with Ring and go and pay via a payment card.

 

From EFC Take A8 to A7 in Edinburgh

 

19 min (7.7 mi)
Head east on Glasgow Rd/A8 toward Ingliston Rd . Continue to follow A8

6.3 mi

Turn right onto Torphichen St/A8

197 ft

Continue straight onto Torphichen St/B700

Continue to follow B700

0.2 mi

Slight left onto Morrison St/B700

0.2 mi

Continue onto Bread St

0.1 mi

Continue onto West Port

0.2 mi

Continue onto Grassmarket

0.1 mi

Continue onto Cowgatehead

151 ft

At the roundabout, continue straight onto Cowgate

0.2 mi

Turn right onto Guthrie St

486 ft

Turn left onto Chambers St

233 ft

Turn right onto South Bridge/A7

Continue to follow A7

Destination will be on the right

Festival Theatre Edinburgh

To Kings Theatre

 

By Tram:

 

Edinburgh’s Tram is a fast and easy option to get into the city centre. The journey time from Ingliston Park & ride( if driving from EFC), or from the Airport stop ( if walking from EFC)  is just 30 minutes to Princes Street. Trams run from 6.15am heading into the city, with the last tram returning from the city at 11.30pm.

 

Trams Run every 8 – 10 minutes Monday to Saturday & every 12 – 15 minutes on a Sunday.

Download your tram guide here

From Princes Street it’s an 17 minute Walk to the Festival Theatre – or buses run every 4 minutes (3 / 29 / 30 / 31 / 33 / 37 / N30), takes approx 11 mins.

 

West End Tram stop to Kings Theatre

 

 

By Bus: 36 min

 

Bus no. 20 /21 / 22 / 900 / 909 / X38

then a short walk or bus 11 /15 /16 /36

 

Mon-Sun: 7:30 AM–11:30 PM · every 10 min

 

EFC to Kings Theatre

 

By Car:  via Glasgow Rd/A8 & A280 18 min

 

Please beware that Edinburgh has limited parking and strict restrictions in place. In the city centre the vast majority of parking is pay and display – always check the instructions on the meter and carry plenty of coins with you or register with Ring and go and pay via a payment card.

 

From EFC Take A8 to A280 in Edinburgh

7.8 miles 18 min

Head east on Glasgow Rd/A8 toward Ingliston Rd

Continue to follow A8

4.6 mi

Turn right onto Balgreen Rd

0.7 mi

At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Stevenson Rd

0.3 mi

Continue onto Westfield Rd

0.2 mi

Continue straight onto W Approach Rd

1.5 mi

Turn right onto Lothian Rd/A700

Continue to follow A700

0.3 mi

Turn right onto Home St/A702

Continue to follow A702

Destination will be on the left

 

To The Lyceum Theatre

 

 

By Tram:

 

Edinburgh’s Tram is a fast and easy option to get into the city centre. The journey time from Ingliston Park & ride( if driving from EFC), or from the Airport stop ( if walking from EFC)  is just 28 minutes to West End- Princes Street. Trams run from 6.15am heading into the city, with the last tram returning from the city at 11.30pm.

 

Trams Run every 8 – 10 minutes Monday to Saturday & every 12 – 15 minutes on a Sunday.

Download your tram guide here

 From Princes Street it’s a 9 minute Walk to the Lyceum Theatre

 

West End Tram Stop to Lyceum

 

 

By Bus:29 min

Bus no. 20/ 21/ 22 /900 /909X /38

Mon-Sun: 7:30 AM–12:30 AM · every 8 min

 

EFC to Lyceum

 

By Car:  via Glasgow Rd/A8 & A819 16 min

 

Please beware that Edinburgh has limited parking and strict restrictions in place. In the city centre the vast majority of parking is pay and display – always check the instructions on the meter and carry plenty of coins with you or register with Ring and go and pay via a payment card.

 

From EFC Take A8 to Stevenson Rd in Edinburgh

11 min (5.3 mi)

Take W Approach Rd to Lothian Rd/A700

4 min (2.0 mi)

Turn left onto Lothian Rd/A700

Continue on Castle Terrace. Take Cambridge St to Grindlay St

1 min (0.2 mi)

Take the 1st right onto Castle Terrace

0.1 mi

Take the 1st right onto Cambridge St

0.1 mi

Cambridge St turns slightly left and becomes Grindlay St

Destination will be on the left

 

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