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Edinburgh Prison - How to get there

By Car from the West

  • Take the M8 to Hermiston Roundabout.
  • Take the third turn off and proceed along A8 to Calder Roundabout.
  • Turn left and follow signs for the City Centre-the Prison is on the right after the third roundabout.

By Car from the North

  • Take the A90 to Barnton Roundabout, then take the Maybury Road A902.
  • Turn right at the end and proceed towards the Gogar Roundabout.
  • Join the City Bypass (A720) and take first exit to City Centre.
  • At Calder Roundabout turn left and follow signs for City Centre-the Prison is on the right after the third roundabout.

By Car from the East

  • Take the A1 to the City Bypass (A720).
  • Join the City Bypass (west) exit to City Centre at Calder Junction.
  • Turn right and follow signs for the City Centre-the Prison is on the right after the third roundabout.

By Car from the South

  • Route Nos A68, A701, A702 and A7 all have access to the City Bypass (A720).
  • When you reach the City Bypass (A720) continue westwards and exit at the Calder Junction.
  • Follow signs for the City Centre-the Prison is on the right after the third roundabout.

By Bus

  • Lothian Regional Transport buses (coloured maroon) Nos 3, 25, 33, run from Princes Street through Haymarket and past the Prison.

By Rail

  • The Prison can be accessed from either Haymarket or Waverley Stations. Haymarket is closest to the Prison. Contact Scotrail for further information.
Clock Page last updated on 01/05/2013