Location of the MMC
Note: There is no visitor parking at the MMC.
To get to the MMC (a distinctive blue-and-silver building) take the Porterfield Road Entrance (off Crewe Road) and walk round to the front of the building. Ring the bell for the servitor.
Click to see the Google Maps view (with the blue pin directly on the MMC building)
The adjacent MRC Human Genetics Unit has a page detailing routes to the Western General hospital site.
Unfortunately there is not much parking space in the hospital grounds at peak times (8.45am to 3.00pm Monday to Friday) athough there are designated spaces for patients with disabled badges on their vehicles. Please allow extra time for your journey.
The following Lothian Region Transport (LRT) buses stop on Crewe Road.
- 19, 29/X29, 37/47/X47 (also serves Princes St. and Waverley railway station)
- 38 (also serves Edinburgh Royal Infirmary & King's Buildings campus)
For up to date timetables you can phone Traveline on freephone 0800 232323
A taxi from Edinburgh airport takes between 15-20 minutes and will cost around £15 depending on the time of day / traffic conditions etc.
From Waverley and the city centre the journey should take less than ten minutes and cost around £5.