Where is The Royal Yacht Britannia Berthed?

Just a 20-minute drive from Edinburgh's city centre, in Leith.

The entrance to the tour is on the Ground Floor of Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre.

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By bike

Leave the car at home and cycle along the traffic-free Water of Leith. Bike racks are outside Ocean Terminal. For cycle routes, see CycleStreets. For bike hire, contact the Leith Cycle Company or Bike Trax.

By Tram


Edinburgh trams now run from Edinburgh Airport through the city centre and down to Leith. To visit Britannia get off the tram at stop Ocean Terminal. 

Adult tickets cost £2 each way in the city zone. Child tickets are £1 each way. If you are returning to the city, you can purchase a return ticket for the same day at £3.80 for adults and £1.90 for children. Tickets must be purchased from the machines on the platform before travel. Ticket vending machines accept most debit and credit cards including American Express as well as 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2 coins. No change is given.

If you are travelling to or from Edinburgh Airport there is a single ticket for £7.50 or an open return for £9.50.

For more information and for combination tickets of the city zone tram with local Lothian Buses, click here

By Bus

Lothian Bus services from Edinburgh city centre are 10, 16, 34 or 35. Tickets can be purchased with contactless card payment or with correct change. Single tickets cost £2.00 or a day ticket costs £5.00 however the daily cap by using contactless is cheaper at £4.80.

Alternatively, Regal Tour buses depart from Waterloo Place / St Andrew Square in Edinburgh's city centre. The Regal Tour Bus is operated by Edinburgh Bus Tours.

By Train

The nearest train station is Edinburgh Waverley

By Car

For satnav, our postcode is EH6 6JJ. Follow signs for Edinburgh and Leith, or North Edinburgh. There is a free multi-storey car park as part of Ocean Terminal.

At the junction of Commercial Street, Lindsay Road and North Junction Street, turn on to Ocean Drive. Passing the Holiday Inn Express on your right, across the junction (traffic lights), after passing the large white Ocean Terminal sign on your left, take the first left turn into the multi-storey car park. We recommend parking on level C or E as they both allow direct access into the shopping centre.

Please see our videos below for instructions on how to go from the car park into Ocean Terminal and find the entrance to Britannia.

Visit Google Maps to help plan your journey.

By Taxi

To arrive by taxi, please ask the driver to drop off outside Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre. Please then enter through the main shopping centre entrance and follow the signs to our Ground Floor location within the centre.

By Cruise Ship

If you are berthed in Leith our entrance to the tour is inside Ocean Terminal, 5 minutes' walk from your cruise ship.

If you are berthed at South Queensferry, take a shuttle bus to Edinburgh and catch the tram to Ocean Terminal. A taxi will cost approximately £35 and take 30 minutes to 1 hour (depending on traffic).

By Plane

Britannia is approximately 40 minutes' drive from Edinburgh Airport.

The Lothian Bus Skylink 200 service travels directly from the airport to Britannia. Tickets can be purchased from the driver. Please note that the correct change is required. Alternatively download the Lothian Buses 'm-tickets' app which allows you to buy tickets to be shown to the driver on your mobile phone.

For further details on transport links, please visit Edinburgh Airport's Guide.