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From the Airport

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 9 miles west of Alva House. Taking a taxi directly from the airport to Alva House will cost approximately £18 and take 25 minutes. Alternatively, you could take the Airlink bus from the airport into the city centre. Buses depart every 10 minutes from outside the terminal for the 25-minute ride into the city centre. Fares are £3 one-way, or £5 for an open return ticket. Ride the bus to the last stop (on top of Edinburgh's Waverley train station) and from there take a taxi for the short ride to Alva House. Expect to pay no more than £5 for the one-way taxi ride from the bus stop to Alva House.

From the Train Station

Edinburgh Waverley is the city's main train station for services to and from all over the country. Alva House is about one mile from the station. If the weather is fine and you have light luggage, the walk to Alva House should take no more than 15 minutes. Otherwise the short taxi ride should cost no more than £5 one way.

From the Bus Station

Long distance bus and coach service arrive and depart from the bus station located just off St Andrews Square, which is about one mile from Alva House. If the weather is fine and you have light luggage, the walk to Alva House should take no more than 15 minutes. Otherwise the short taxi ride should cost no more than £5 one way.

By Car

Guests arriving by car will be pleased to know that there is free unrestricted on-street parking in the neighbourhood. Alva House is located to the east of the city centre, just off London Road (B1350) near the junction with Easter Road. Please refer to the map at the top of this page for further information.

Alva House    45 Alva Place, Edinburgh, EH7 5AX    +44 (0)845 257 1475  copyright      contact