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Directions to LFCS

The School of Informatics is located in the Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB. The major cross streets are Potterrow and West Nicolson Street; close to the Mosque and Islamic Centre.

Travel to the Informatics Forum from Waverley Station

 

By taxi.  Crichton Street is on the west side of Potterrow; opposite the Mosque and Islamic Centre. The Informatics Forum is a five storey white building, on the right when you turn onto Crichton Street from Potterrow.

By bus.  On exiting the station, turn left and there should be a bus stop. Get a number 42 bus which will eventually take you along Potterrow where the mosque is located. Ask the driver to give you a call when the bus reaches the mosque. Crichton Street is opposite the mosque. The frequency of the service is 20 minutes and the duration of the journey is 15 to 20 minutes. All Lothian buses are correct fares only (no change given) and the cost of a single journey is £1.50p (all day fare is £4).

 

Travel to the Informatics Forum from the Airport

 

If taking a taxi from the airport to the Informatics Forum, the fare should be about £20. Crichton Street is on the west side of Potterrow; opposite the Mosque and Islamic Centre. The Informatics Forum is a five storey white building, on the right when you turn onto Crichton Street from Potterrow.

If travelling by bus from the airport take the airport express bus Route 100. The cost of the bus is £4.50 single per person or £7.50 open return per person. The frequency of buses is roughly every 10 minutes and the journey time to Edinburgh city centre is about 25 minutes. Get off at the terminus which is the stop opposite Waverley Station. Cross the street and get a number 42 bus which will take you to the Informatics Forum. The frequency of the service is 20 minutes and the duration of the journey is 15 to 20 minutes. Ask the driver to give you a call when the bus reaches the mosque. All Lothian buses are correct fares only (no change given) and the cost of a single journey is £1.50p (all day fare is £4).

If travelling by tram from the airport take the Edinburgh Tram route. The cost of the bus is £5 single per person, £8 return or £9 Day Ticket Unlimited travel on Edinburgh Trams (all stops) and Lothian Buses day services for one day, per person. The frequency of buses is roughly every 10 minutes and the journey time to Edinburgh city centre is about 37 minutes. Get off at the terminus which is the stop opposite Waverley Station. Cross the street and get a number 42 bus which will take you to the Informatics Forum. The frequency of the service is 20 minutes and the duration of the journey is 15 to 20 minutes. Ask the driver to give you a call when the bus reaches the mosque. All Lothian buses are correct fares only (no change given) and the cost of a single journey is £1.50p (all day fare is £4).

The terminus for the airport express bus Route 100 is on Waverley Bridge, opposite the entrance to Waverley Station.

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