The 6th World Fisheries Congress will take place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), Edinburgh, UK. The EICC is located right in the heart of Edinburgh, just off Princes Street and close to the Castle and the Royal Mile. For further information on the venue please visit: www.eicc.co.uk
How to Get to Edinburgh by Air
With numerous direct scheduled flights from major airports, both in the UK and overseas, Edinburgh International Airport is one of the UK’s fastest growing airports. The EICC lies within 10km (6 miles) of the airport with a journey time of 20 minutes by taxi or bus. For more information on what flights fly to Edinburgh please visit www.edinburghairport.com
Taxi ranks situated outside the terminal building and the cost is approximately £15 one way. The Airlink 100 operates a frequent bus service (every 10 minutes at peak times) between Edinburgh Airport and the city centre with designated stops en route. The bus operates between 04.45 and 00.22 hours, tickets cost £3.00 single and £5.00 return, for EICC disembark at the Haymarket Railyway Station and follow signs on a 5 minute walk.
The N22 bus also departs from STAND 19 and runs every half an hour through the night until the Airlink service starts again.
Offical Travel Agency – booking flights
The 6th World Fisheries Congress has designated event-travel specialist Congrex Travel to serve as the official agent for travel. Congrex Travel offers reduced airfares for paticipants attending the 6th WFC. These special fares are available for flights to Edinburgh or Glasgow and back between 30 April and 20 May 2012. Savings up to 20% are possible, depending on route and availability.
Book online or contact Congrex Travel:
Phone: +41 61 560 7560
Opening hours: 8am – 5.30pm, Monday – Friday
How to Get to Edinburgh by Rail
Edinburgh has two railway stations – Waverly and Haymarket. Waverly is the main station and has direct routes to many cities across the country, including over 25 daily departures to London. The high-speed link to London gets you from the heart of one city to the other in just over four hours, while the Eurostar service connects London to Paris in just over two hours. Taxis are readily available at both stations as well as local buses. For more information on the rail network within the UK please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk
How to Get to Edinburgh by Bus
Edinburgh’s main bus terminal is located at St Andrews. Bus connections stretch right across the UK. For further details on these routes visit: www.nationalexpress.com or www.citylink.co.uk
How to Get to Edinburgh by Road
Motorways and a network of quiet trunk roads ensure Edinburgh is easily – and pleasantly – accessibly by road. The EICC is right in the centre of Edinburgh, the main entrance is on Morrison Street. For directions from your home or office visit www.multimap.com and input EH3 8EE for the destination postcode.
Parking at EICC
There are many car parks in close walking distance to the EICC. For details on National Car Parks in Edinburgh visit www.ncp.co.uk/find-a-car-park/