How to Get Here

How to Get Here

Our Location

George Watson's College is located on a single campus just to the south of Edinburgh's City Centre. 

Travelling to George Watson's College

For information on the best way to get to the School please select your favoured mode of transport from the tabs below.


We run dedicated School buses from Haymarket Station, East Lothian, West Lothian, Midlothian and Peebles.

Lothian Bus routes serving George Watson's College

Service No. Bus Stop Location Bus Timetables
5 Morningside Road No. 5 timetable
10 Polwarth Terrace No. 10 timetable
11 Morningside Road No. 11 timetable
15 Morningside Road No. 15 timetable
16 Morningside Road No. 16 timetable
23 Morningside Road, Balcarres Street No. 23 timetable
27 Polwarth Terrace No. 27 timetable
38 Myreside Road, Balcarres Street No. 38 timetable
45 Colinton Road No. 45 timetable

For detailed bus timetable information please contact Lothian Buses on 0131 555 6363 or visit

Campus Map and Car Parking

Limited visitor car parking is available adjacent to Senior School Reception and at the South Gilsland Road car park as shown on the Campus Map below. Metered on-street parking is available in adjacent roads.

Campus 2015

Disabled Parking Disabled Parking
Limited Visitor Parking Limited Visitor Parking
Disabled Parking Parking Areas only open at specific times (check signage)

Click on map to enlarge or alternatively you can download our  Location Map (PDF) which includes a detailed map of the school campus, including sports facilities.

On Arrival

Visitors are requested to report immediately to the relevant Reception, highlighted on the campus map above.