Where is The Royal Yacht Britannia Berthed?


Just a 20-minute drive from Edinburgh's city centre. Our Visitor Centre is on the second floor in Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre.

Please note there are roadworks in the Leith area.

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By bike

Leave the car at home and cycle along the traffic-free Water of Leith. Bike racks outside Ocean Terminal. For cycle routes, see CycleStreets or Spokes. 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, Majestic Tour buses depart from Waterloo Place / St Andrew Square in Edinburgh's city centre. The Majestic Tour Bus is operated by Edinburgh Bus Tours.

By Train

The nearest train station is Edinburgh Waverley. Or, why not travel in style to Edinburgh with Orient-Express.

By Car

For satnav, our postcode is EH6 6JJ. Follow signs for Edinburgh and Leith, or North Edinburgh. Free parking at Ocean Terminal's Red car park, level E is on the same level as our Visitor Centre and has accessible parking spaces.

Visit Google Maps to help plan your journey.

By Cruise Ship

If you are berthed in Leith, our Visitor Centre 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 new 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 Guide.