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Location & Directions

Getting to Dynamic Earth is easy. Below we have listed a variety of transport options to ease you in planning your visit.

Cycling and Walking

Located at the bottom of Holyrood Road, neighbouring the Scottish Parliament and the Palace of Holyrood House, Dynamic Earth is an approximate 15 minute walk from the city centre (Princes Street).

Dynamic Earth is additionally close to the National Cycle Network. To find the nearest cycling and walking routes click here:

Local Bus Routes:

Within Edinburgh, take the local Lothian Buses No. 35 & 6 or hop aboard any Edinburgh City sightseeing bus tour.

*Please note directions can be subject to change due to roadworks and road closures. 

By Car:

Dynamic Earth has its own 24 hour car park located underneath the building, for which charges do apply:

  • £3 for the first 3 hours, then £1.50 for every hour and part hour thereafter.

Nearest Airport:

Dynamic Earth is 8 miles from Edinburgh Airport. Follow the A8 into the city centre and follow signs for Dynamic Earth. 

Car charging points

Dynamic Earth has its own electric car charge point for public use. Electricity is free.  Standard car park charges do apply.