Visitor Information

Information for visitors to the Edinburgh Fire Research Centre


  • A taxi from the airport costs about £30, with a journey time of about 30 mins.
  • A taxi from city centre costs about £15, with a journey time of about 20 mins.
  • You can take the Airport bus (alight at Waverley Bridge) or Tram (alight at Princes St) and connect to a local bus.
  • A Lothian Bus from city centre to campus costs £2 single (exact change or contactless payment). See the Lothian Buses website for bus route information.


  • You can find our offices on the 3rd floor of the Alexander Graham Bell building and William Rankine Building, on the University's King's Buildings Campus (Access via gate 4 from Mayfield Road).
  • Our labs are in the John Muir Building, which is next door.
  • Postal address: Alexander Graham Bell Building, Thomas Bayes Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3FG.
  • Google maps link for driving directions.


  • Parking is available on Campus directly outside the William Rankine and Alexander Graham Bell buildings. A visitor parking permit is required. Please contact your host to obtain a permit. On-street parking is also available off-campus on Hallhead Road, Ross Road, and other nearby streets.
Map of Edinburgh, showing location of King's Buildings
Map of King's Buildings, showing location of AGB and WR
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