A Well Connected Location
Visiting at BioQuarter
If you are travelling to Edinburgh BioQuarter for treatment at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, to participate in research or to visit a patient, please visit the NHS Lothian website for location, wards and contact details.NHS Lothian
Driving to BioQuarter
Edinburgh BioQuarter is situated on the principal A7 arterial route linking the city centre to the A720 City Bypass. Cars access BioQuarter via the A7 Old Dalkeith Road.
Getting Here by Bus
Edinburgh BioQuarter is ideally located for bus travel from across the city and beyond. BioQuarter has a dedicated bus hub and additional bus stops on site, all served by frequent buses. Additionally, the 900-space Sheriff Hall Park and Ride facility is located next to the City of Edinburgh Bypass, just two miles from BioQuarter.
Parking at BioQuarter
Car parking is available across BioQuarter, these spaces are allocated by designation for groups including visitors, patients, hospital staff members and life sciences companies. Limited car parking spaces exist within the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, and are subject to a charge.
On Your Bike - Or on Foot
BioQuarter can be accessed by excellent active travel access routes and there are numerous cycle storage spaces available on. If you live close to BioQuarter, the option is there to do yourself and the environment the power of good by walking or cycling.
Flying in and out of BioQuarter
Edinburgh International Airport is located just 11 miles from BioQuarter. Scotland’s largest airport offers direct flights to over 100 European cities including the life sciences hubs of London, Amsterdam, Paris, Munich and Stockholm, and daily flights to New York. BioQuarter is also located only one hour’s drive from Glasgow International Airport.
Trains and Train Services
Edinburgh’s two mainline railway stations, Waverley and Haymarket, cover the entire UK network. On offer are 23 daily services to London, with an average journey time of four hours and 45 minutes. From Edinburgh Waverley, BioQuarter is only a 15-minute bus journey.
Explore the BioQuarter Walking Trail
Keep active around BioQuarter. There are some great walking, wheeling and cycling routes surrounding Edinburgh BioQuarter.
Try our new QR Token Trail. While walking the trails around BioQuarter look out for QR Tokens, hidden on features along the footpath. Scan them with your smart phone to log your find and be in with the chance of winning monthly prizes.
The course will be modified every two months so keep an eye out for new QR Tokens.
Prizes include: vouchers for local shops including Edinburgh Bike Co-operative and Rogersons Fine Footwear, afternoon tea for two, coffee club subscription and much more.
For more information email: EdinburghBioquarter@sweco.co.uk