In the light of the pandemic and advice from the Government, the Usher Hall and our partner venues, the Assembly Rooms, Church Hill Theatre and Ross Bandstand, are now closed to the public until further notice.

There is also no counter or telephone service until further notice.

Please see here for further information.

Getting here

Map of Edinburgh city centre, highlighting the Usher Hall

By foot

The Usher Hall is located in central Edinburgh, just a few minutes walk from Princes Street. We are just off Lothian Road and next to the Traverse Theatre and the Lyceum Theatre. 

By bus

Buses 1, 10, 11, 15, 16, 24, 34 and 47 all stop outside the Usher Hall and Filmhouse on Lothian Road. Many other bus routes are only a short walk away. For further information and to plan your journey go to the Lothian Buses website.

By coach

Coach drop-off points are on Cambridge Street and Grindlay Street. Waiting space is available on Castle Terrace and Johnstone Terrace.

By air

Edinburgh International Airport is 8 miles west of the city centre. Coach and taxi services take approximately 25 minutes.

By rail

Edinburgh has two railway stations, Waverley and Haymarket.  Both are within a 15 minute walk of the Usher Hall. For timetables visit National Rail Enquiries or call 08457 48 49 50.

By bike

There are bike racks situated opposite the entrance to the Usher Hall, outside Nandos.


There is limited on-street car parking and parking is also available at NCP Castle Terrace, behind the Usher Hall and at the Sheraton Hotel across the road. There is a taxi rank opposite the Usher Hall on Lothian Road. Disabled parking is available on Grindlay Street and Cambridge Street.