June 11, 2019

Edinburgh 2020

The second bi-annual Companion Animal Genetic Health (CAGH) conference will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland from Monday 11th May to Tuesday 12th May. Delegate registration will be available towards the end of 2019, with abstract submissions available from January 2020.

Getting to Edinburgh

Edinburgh International Airport

Edinburgh Airport is within easy reach of National and International destinations and well served by many airlines. The airport is located on the outskirts of the city but is well served by taxi, bus and tram services to the city centre. The journey time by car to the city centre is around 20-25 minutes unless during rush hour (07:30-09:00 and 16:00 – 18:00) when it may take an additional 15 minutes. A taxi will cost approximately £25. Alternatively, there is a regular tram and bus service from the airport to the city centre. The cost for a single journey on the tram is £5.50 and a return journey is £8.50. The cost for a single journey on the bus is £4.50 and a return journey is £7.50 and can be bought at the airport information desk, at the bus stop, from the driver or online here.

Edinburgh Waverley/Haymarket Stations

Both of Edinburgh’s main rail stations, Waverley and Haymarket are located in the heart of Edinburgh’s City Centre. Edinburgh Waverley (main station) is situated at the east end of Princes Street, and is a 30 minute walk from the conference venue. A taxi from Waverley will cost approximately £7 and will take approximately 10 minutes depending on traffic. The rail network connects to cities all over Scotland and the UK.

For more information visit: Edinburgh Rail Services

Edinburgh Bus Terminal

National Express, Citylink or Lothian Buses – Edinburgh’s main bus terminal is located at St Andrews Square. Bus connections stretch right across the UK.

For details of these routes visit: National Express or Citylink.

For information on local bus services throughout Edinburgh visit Lothian Buses