Location & Access

Central Hall has 2 entrances to the main building, the first is the main entrance which is accessed from West Tollcross Street and the other is a disabled entrance accessed from Dunbar Street. When entering from Dunbar Street there is a lift that has access to the main event areas on the 2nd and 3rd floor with a disabled toilet on each floor.

Central Hall is fully accessible by all major transport links. Below are some directions from the most popular transport routes.

If you need any further assistance please contact a member of the venue team who will be happy to help.


Central hall is a short walk from Edinburgh Haymarket Station or a 15 minute bus ride from Edinburgh Waverley Station.

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by BUS

Tollcross is well served by a number of Lothian Bus services.

Lothian Buses 10, 11, 15, 15a and 16 can be boarded from Princes Street, city centre. Lothian Buses 23 and 27 can be boarded from Hanover Street, city centre. All with stops within 2 minutes of Central Hall.

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by CAR

The major roads, M8, A702, A1 and A90, all serve Edinburgh – Click here to plan your route on Google Maps

Unfortunately there is no free parking on site, please follow the ‘More Info’ link below for suggestions.

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by AIR

All major UK airports fly to Edinburgh Airport.

To reach Central Hall on arrival, you are best to take a taxi from outside the terminal building into the City Centre (approx. 20 minute journey). Many will know the venue by name or you can ask for ‘West Tollcross’ opposite the ‘CAV club’ where the venue is located. To pre-book a taxi, click here for airport taxi listing.

Alternatively, there are frequent services to Edinburgh City Centre served by the Airlink 100, get off on Lothian Road and walk up past Costa and Tesco on your right, take the next right onto West Tollcross and find the Central Hall Entrance immediately on your right.