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International Festival venues

Assembly Hall

Mound Place

T: +44(0)131 623 3059

Assembly Hall 6
Getting there

Edinburgh is very compact, which makes it ideal to explore on foot or by bicycle. See below for information about getting to the venue. If you are looking for general advice on travelling within and to Edinburgh, visit our dedicated page packed with useful tips and information.

  • Bus stop (The Mound): 6, 23, 27, 29, 41, 42, 67 
  • Taxi rank on Market Street and Fredrick Street 
  • Tram stop at Princes Street 
  • Waverley Station 0.3 miles
  • Find out about walking routes and cycling paths, bike security and bike parking options
  • Go green and try car-sharing to save costs and our planet - see goCarShare and TripshareEdinburgh

Venue accessibility
  • Level access via Lawnmarket entrance to the rear, a large wooden door with a doorbell. The door is located adjacent to the Johnston Terrace roundabout and is next to the Ensign Ewart at 521 Lawnmarket
  • Accessible toilet near the Main Hall
  • No loop system 
  • Assistance dogs are welcome and can be looked after by venue staff

Read disabled access reviews on Euan’s Guide

Safety and security

Arrive at venues in plenty of time as latecomers may not be admitted.

Your safety and security at International Festival events is of the utmost importance to us. Please note that bags may be subject to security searches and you should not bring bags larger than 30cm x 30cm x 15cm to our venues. No larger bags (or similar) will be allowed into the venue. There is no cloakroom to store belongings.

If you spot anything suspicious during your visit to the International Festival, please do let a member of the team know.