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Directions and Car Park

Dynamic Earth Address:

Dynamic Earth

Holyrood Road




Cycling and Walking:

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

Dynamic Earth is additionally close to the National Cycle Network. You can find details about the nearest cycling and walking routes here:


Local Bus Routes:

There are several open top tour buses which make regular stops at Dynamic Earth. 

There are a number of other bus routes a short walking distance away. You can find details of all local bus services at


By Car:

The Dynamic Earth 24 hour car park is located underneath the building, for which charges do apply. Discounts are available for Annual Explorer Pass Holders which can be applied at the ticket desk before leaving Dynamic Earth.

Please note our car park has a height restriction of 2.3 meters.


Blue Badge Holders

We have 6 disable parking bays in our car park; to view their location, please download our access statement HERE.

Free parking is available for all Blue Badge Holders, please see our access statement to find out how to get your car park ticket validated if you are a Blue Badge holder.

Time Day Rate


Up to 1 hour                       £3.50  
1 - 2   hours  £5.50   
2 - 3   hours £8.50  
3 - 4  hours £10.00  
4 - 5  hours £12.00  
5 - 6  hours £15.00  
6 - 7  hours £18.00  
7 - 24 hours  £21.00  

*All lost tickets should be reported to a member of staff or the Car Park office


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 3 electric car charging points for public use. Electricity is free. Standard car park charges apply.

Our charging points only accept Charge Place Scotland cards (not the app) as it is a low signal area. For more information please visit their website.