BICS 2004: Getting to the University of Stirling and where to go once you get there.

By Air

Stirling is served by both Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports: Edinburgh airport is a little nearer. The best way to get to the University from either is to get to the appropriate railway station, then take a train to Stirling. Alternatively you can take a taxi, but this is quite expensive (approx UKú50-60).

From Glasgow Airport this is best accomplished by

From Edinburgh Airport

By train

If you are travelling from elsewhere in the UK, the easiest way to get to Stirling is by train. There are direct trains from London, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen. Or you can change at Edinburgh or Glasgow to get there from the South. Here is a link to the timetable from Glasgow/Edinburgh.

By Bus

There are bus services from both Glasgow and Edinburgh to Stirling. Here are links to the Glasgow/Stirling service, and the the Edinburgh/Stirling service.

Getting to the University from the station

A taxi from the station is easiest, and costs about UK pounds 5. Taxis are available at the station itself. Alternatively, walk up the street immediately facing you as you leave the station, cross the road, turn right and you will see a bus-stop, Take a bus to the University. These busses are frequent (every 10 mins or so) and cost about UK pounds 1. The bus goes right into the University: you should leave the bus at Queens Court (at the roundabout at the top of the hill).

By Car

Stirling is well served by the Motorway M9 from the south, or by the A9 from the North. Leave the Motorway M9 at its junction with the A9 near Dunblane (Keir roundabout), and take the road to Bridge of Allan. Drive through Bridge of Allan: the University is just at the end of Bridge of Allan on the left. If you propose to bring a car on campus, please tell me, and I will try to arrange a parking permit.

...And where do I go to on campus?

There is a map of the University showing the main buildings, and here's a much bigger .png map, showing both the accommodation and the meeting location.

The meeting is in the Cottrell Building: this is one of the main teaching buildings, located up the hill just beside the main car park. The registration desk will be signposted from the main entrance of this building. The lectures will take place in the Lecture Theatre B2, B3, B4, (sometimes contracted to LTB2, LTB3, LTB4) and registration is in room 2X1.

Delegate accommodation is in Andrew Stewart Hall (which is manned 24 hours/day). Invited delegates are being accommodated in the Stirling Management Centre.

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Last updated: Thursday, 26-Aug-2004 09:50:22 BST

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