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​Student Accommodation Travel


Bainfield address: 6 Bainfield Drive, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH11 1AR

Orwell Terrace address: 44 Orwell Terrace, Edinburgh, EH11 2DT

Slateford Road address: 1 Slateford Road, Edinburgh, EH11 1FE​


 
 

Our three accommodation sites at Bainfield, Orwell Terrace and Slateford Road are located in the city centre and are well-served by public transport. There are also a number of cycle paths in the area and bike storage facilities on site.


Lothian Buses offer a travel card starting at £20 a week or £56 a month. This includes travel on Lothian city buses, NightBus services, airport buses, Lothian Country (city zone and cityWEST zone), East Coast Buses (city zones A and B) and Edinburgh Trams.


You can also download the Transport for Edinburgh app which helps plan your journey as well as giving real-time information on services around the city.​


Getting to Bainfield


​By bus

Several Lothian Bus​es services stop close to Bainfield.

  • Services 1, 34, 35 and the 300 Skylink stop nearby on Dundee Street (Fountain Park stop).
  • Services 22 and 30 stop nearby on the Western Approach Road (Fountain Park stop).


By tram or train

The nearest train station is Haymarket, approximately a 15-minute walk away. There is also a tram stop at Haymarket station.


By bike

There is space for 118 bicycles within the internal and secure storage area at Bainfield. There’s also space for a further 40 bikes outside. There is CCTV throughout the site.


Contact the Accommodation Team at reception for a key and directions to the storage area.


Getting to Orwell Terrace


​By bus

Several Lothian Buses services stop close to Orwell Terrace.

  • Services 2, 3, 4, 25, 33 and 44 stop nearby on Dalry Road (Caledonian Village stop).
  • Services 22 and 30 stop nearby on the Western Approach Road (Fountain Park stop).


By tram or train

The nearest train station is Haymarket, approximately a 10-minute walk away. There is also a tram stop at Haymarket station.


By bike

There is space for 58 bicycles within the internal and secure storage area at Orwell Terrace and space for a further 10 bikes outside. There is CCTV throughout the site.


Contact the Accommodation Team at reception for a key and directions to the storage area.


Getting to Slateford Road


By bus

Lothian Buses services 4, 34, 35, 44 and the 300 Skylink stop nearby on Slateford Road (St Michaels Church stop).


By tram or train

The nearest train station is Haymarket, approximately a 10-minute bus journey on Lothian Buses services 4 or 44. There is also a tram stop at Haymarket station.


By bike

There is space for 100 bicycles on upright racks within the covered storage area at Slateford Road. There’s also space for 20 on uncovered Sheffield stands next to reception. There is CCTV throughout the site.


Entry to the communal area, where the bikes racks are positioned, is controlled by fob access. Contact the Accommodation Team at reception for a key and directions to the storage area.


Car parking at Student Accommodation


There are no parking facilities at any of our sites except for blue badge spaces. If you park your vehicle on the streets near our accommodation sites, please be aware of pay and display regulations and be considerate to our neighbours.

  • Make sure you follow all Highway Code and local parking regulations
  • Do not park in spaces designated for local residents or shop customers
  • Do not park across driveways or on pavements, or otherwise obstruct access for residents and pedestrians
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