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.
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.
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.
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.
For satnav, our postcode is EH6 6JJ. Follow signs for Edinburgh and Leith, or North Edinburgh. Then follow brown Britannia signs. Free parking at Ocean Terminal (blue car park, level E is nearest to our Visitor Centre and has disabled 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 no. 22 bus to Ocean Terminal. A taxi will cost approximately £35 and take 30 minutes to 1 hour (depending on traffic).
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.