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5.-8. September 2004: 3rd Euro Fed Lipid Congress,
Edinburgh, UK

Edinburgh, a coastal city, is located in the south east of Scotland and is well served by a variety of transport networks, affording easy access from within Scotland, other parts of the United Kindom, Continental Europe and the rest of the world.

Travelling by Air


Edinburgh Airport is a short taxi ride from the city centre. There are also regular airport buses travelling between the city centre and the airport every 20 minutes.


Edinburgh Airport has regular scheduled services to a wide range of destinations across the British Isles and Continental Europe. It is also well served by connecting flights via British and other European hub airports to almost anywhere in the world. For more information, telephone +44 (0)131 333 0000

Alternatives are Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick (served by Ryanair).


Travelling by Rail

Edinburgh is well served by the national rail network. All trains arrive at Waverley Station in the centre of the City. Example journey times by train to Edinburgh from:

More detailed information can be found by contacting the National Rail Enquiry line on + 44 (0) 345 484 500.

Travelling by Road


From/To Edinburgh Mileage

  • Aberdeen 131 miles/211 km
  • Birmingham 298 miles/480 km
  • Glasgow 46 miles/74 km
  • Inverness 162 miles/261 km
  • London 413 miles/663 km
  • Manchester 221 miles/355 km
  • Newcastle 110 miles/177 km
  • York 200 miles/322 km


Useful travel links Edinburgh


Airlines: (service to Frankfurt) (service to Cologne)





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