How To Find Us

The Scottish National Gallery is on The Mound, right in the heart of Edinburgh, on Princes Street.

Opening hours

Open daily, 10am-5pm, Thursdays until 7pm.

Closed 25 and 26 December. Open on 1 January from 12 noon.

Extended opening hours during August.

Admission is free. A charge may be made for special exhibitions.

Gallery Bus

Our Gallery Bus runs regularly between all three galleries. Service information and timetables.

Getting here

By Bus

All City Centre/Princes Street buses normally pass the Scottish National Gallery. For more information visit

By Train

The Scottish National Gallery is a few minutes’ walk from Waverley Station. Take the Waverley Bridge exit, and walk the short distance through Princes Street Gardens.

By Car

Follow routes for City Centre and City Centre attractions.

There is no car park at the Gallery, and very limited on-street parking near the venue. We recommend that you park your car in one of the many City Centre car parks instead.


Contact information