Edinburgh (EDB)

Managed by Network Rail 

Edinburgh station
Princes Street

Station facilities

  • Station seating facilities

    Station seating facilities
  • Trolleys

    Trolleys Yes
  • Refreshments

    Note Coffee shop Public House/Bar Food outlet (Seating available)
  • ATM machine

    ATM machine Located on concourse Located by the ticket office
  • Toilets

  • Pay phone

    Pay phone Cards and Coins
  • Internet

    Public Wi-Fi Yes
  • Post box

    Note Located on the concourse
  • Tourist information office

  • Shops

    Shops Wide range of shops Passport Photo Booth


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Route planning around the station including maps and platforms

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Getting to and from the station

PlusBus ticketing available for this location. For details of ticket prices and bus information, click here.

Bicycle parking

Stands,Wheel Racks
Storage sheltered
Storage location

Cycle storage can be found in the station: by the lift at Platform 2 (37 spaces) Platform 3 (68 Spaces) and adjacent to Platform 19 (86 Spaces). Additional cycle spaces are available in New Street car park (32 spaces).

Storage spaces
Please do not leave panniers, bags or trailers attached to bicycles or racks. Panniers, bags or trailers attached to bicycles will be removed and deposited in lost property, a fee may be charged for their return. 
Storage CCTV
Car Park
New Street: Long Stay
Phone number
0345 077 4224
Alternative phone number
0131 557 3508

To book online parking see http://www.trainstationparking.co.uk/ 

Opening hours
Monday - Friday 04:00 - 00:45
Saturday - Sunday 06:00 - 00:45
Number of spaces
617  with 16 accessible spaces available

Parking is chargeable for all vehicles. There is free short term parking for up to 40 minutes at New Street car park

Accessible car park equipment
Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided 
Free of charge
CCTV Coverage
Onward travel information

Buses can be found on Princess Street exit 1. Lothian Buses provide a network of daily and frequent bus services around the city. For details please visit: www.lothianbuses.com

All Lothian buses are accessible and can be lowered to give step free access and have a dedicated mobility space.

Buy an Edinburgh PLUSBUS ticket with you train ticket, for unlimited bus travel around the whole of Edinburgh. For details please visit: www.plusbus.info

Edinburgh Tram stop can be found just outside the station entrance. The tram route runs from Edinburgh Airport to York Place in the City Centre. For full details please visit: www.edinburghtrams.com


Nearest Taxi Ranks are on Market St and Waverley Bridge outside the station.

Accessible taxis

Taxi ranks are located on Waverley Bridge and also Market Street. Market Street can be accessed step free via available lifts. 

Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available

A drop off area is located at Calton Road, an assistance call point is located beside the lift.

Assistance is available to and from platforms, please call in advance to use this service. Please contact customer services of the relevant train operator:

  • LNER - 03457 225 333
  • Avanti West Coast - 03453280253
  • ScotRail - 0845 6015 929

No metro available. 


Daily, frequent 'Airlink 100' express shuttle bus, operated by Lothian Buses. For details: www.lothianbuses.com 

Through-tickets from National Rail stations to Edinburgh Airport are available via Edinburgh Waverley - ask for a "EDINBURGH AIRPORT" ticket (ticket code K671);

Ticket buying and collection

Ticket Office
Opening hours
Monday - Friday 06:00 - 22:00
Saturday 06:00 - 22:00
Sunday 07:00 - 22:00

In the Travel Centre

Height adjusted ticket office counter
Height adjusted ticket counter is not available at this station
Induction loop
This office has an induction loop
Ticket machines
Accessible ticket machines
There are no accessible ticket machines at this station
Collection of pre-purchased tickets
Yes, from either ticket office or self-service ticket machine
Smartcards issued
Smartcards top-up
Smartcards validators

Staffing and general services

Information available from staff
Information services - opening times
Monday - Friday 04:00 - 00:45
Saturday 04:00 - 00:45
Sunday 06:00 - 00:45

Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Passenger Information Systems
Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Customer help points
There is a Customer Information Point in the Main Concourse opposite the main departure boards.
Left luggage
Excess Baggage Company
For more information visit www.leftbaggage.co.uk/locations
0131 516 9834
Left Luggage - Baggage Storage (Lockers). Located on Platform 2 near the Calton Road entrance. Mon - Sun 07:00 - 23:00.
Lost Property
Excess Baggage Company
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:30
Operated by Excess Baggage Company
0330 024 0215
Located on Platform 2 near the Calton Road entrance.
Customer Services
Please ask a welcome host or at the travel centre / mobility assistance room or at the customer information point in the centre of the main concourse
Ticket gates
Automatic Ticket Gates operate at Platforms 6, 7, 11, 12, and 13-18.
Location for Rail Replacement Services

Pre- Planned improvement works - Buses pick up / drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.

Emergency rail replacement – Buses pick up / drop off Market Street at the junction of Jeffrey Street.


ATM Machine
Located on concourse Located by the ticket office
Bureau de Change
First class Lounge

Opening Hours

London North Eastern Railway

  • Mon-Fri 06:30-21:00
  • Sat 09:00-17:30
  • Sun 09:45-19:00


London North Eastern lounge is opposite platform 4

Tickets Accepted in London North Eastern Railway First Class Lounge

  • Fully inter-available First Class Season Ticket (i.e. tickets not specific to one train company)
  • Any First Class Anytime ticket valid for travel on the London North Eastern Railway route
  • Any London North Eastern Railway First Class packages
  • First Advance (routed LNER & connections)
  • LNER First Class Reader Offer (routed LNER & connections)
  • LNER First Class Flat Fare (routed LNER & connections)
  • LNER Rewards First Class Leisure Single (routed LNER & connections)
  • LNER Self-Print First Class Upgrade voucher (routed LNER & connections)
  • Inclusive Tour Tickets (eg. Superbreak)
  • Weekend First
  • Caledonian Sleeper First Class

Restricted tickets
All First Class tickets valid only on other train operators

Assistance dogs and other well behaved dogs on leads will be permitted in all London North Eastern Railway First Class Lounges.


Toilets, Meeting rooms, TV, newspapers, screens with updated train information, telephone


Complimentary: tea/coffee/hot chocolate/orange juice/water/ biscuits




Accessible showers are currently unavailable due to refurbishment.

First class Lounge opening hours
Pay phones
Pay phones type
Cards and Coins
Accessible public telephones

Available in part on the main concourse during Station Opening times

Post box
Located on the concourse
Public Wi-Fi
Refreshment facilities
Coffee shop Public House/Bar Food outlet (Seating available)
Type of shops available
Wide range of shops Passport Photo Booth
Accessible toilets
Baby changing facilities
Baby changing facilities location
Female toilets,Male toilets, 
National key toilets
National key toilets location

At entrance to Public Toilets

Waiting Rooms
Waiting rooms opening hours

Accessibility and mobility access

Helpline Contact
If you wish to book assistance but are not sure which train operator you are travelling with, you can call 0800 022 3720. On calling, you will be referred to the appropriate train operator.
Assisted travel

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.

Helpline opening hours
Staff help available

Assistance is available from welcome hosts, the travel centre, and the mobility assistance office as well as the customer information point in the main concourse.

The Mobility Assistance Room is located opposite platform 4.

Staff help available opening times
Monday - Friday 04:00 - 00:45
Saturday 04:00 - 00:45
Sunday 06:00 - 00:45
Christmas Day Closed
Boxing Day Closed
Ramp for train access
Step free access coverage
Step free access note

There is step free access to all parts of the station with lifts and escalators giving access to the platforms

Wheelchairs available
Wheelchairs available open hours
Monday - Sunday 24 Hours a Day

Station Map

Station plan

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