Venue & Travel

Edinburgh International Conference Centre
The Exchange, Edinburgh
EH3 8EE, Scotland

This year’s events will take place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Situated in the heart of Scotland’s beautiful capital city, the EICC is one of the world’s outstanding venues for conferences and events. Their purpose-built centre offers the very best facilities and technology.

Hotel Accommodations:
Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh
1 Festival Square
Edinburgh EH3 9SR, UK
+44 131 229 9131

We have negotiated a discounted hotel room rate at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa of £235/night (inclusive of VAT). Be sure to book prior to 3 September 2018 5:00pm GMT – the conference rate is not guaranteed after this date. Please note, the discounted hotel room rate is only available on the following nights – 18 October through 27 October.

The conference room rate includes a full Scottish Breakfast served at One Square and premium in-room wifi.

Please note, the discounted hotel room rate is only available on the following nights – 18 October through 27 October.   If your reservation dates extend before or after these dates, please contact the hotel directly to book.  Be sure to mention the Open Source Summit room block.

Important: The Linux Foundation will never reach out to attendees by phone to make hotel reservations for our conferences. Please be advised that the most secure way to book in our discounted room block is by using the direct booking like provided above, or by calling the hotel directly. If you do receive a phone call from someone claiming to be with The Linux Foundation or the hotel and they attempt to sell you a hotel room, please email us at events@linuxfoundation.org.

If you have any questions related to the room block or conference hotel, please email the events team at events@linuxfoundation.org.

Getting to the EICC

Airport Information

From Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
Estimated Taxi Cost: £25 – £30
Estimated Time by Taxi: 20 – 25 minutes

EICC Parking

There are a few car parks within close walking distance to the EICC.

  • Sheraton Hotel Car Park – Located 150 meters from the EICC, with limited accessible parking. Cost: £4.00 – £20.00
  • Visit Parkopedia to see currently available car parks, pricing, and locations.
  • For additional information – Please refer to the EICC website for more information.
Public Transportation

Bus, Rail, and Tram are all options to/from the airport, as well as within Edinburgh city limits. Please refer to the EICC website for helpful information on public transportation in Edinburgh.