Edinburgh Joppa Extended Driving Test Routes

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) no longer publish learner driver or extended driving test routes for public viewing.

Detailed below are the extended driving test routes for Edinburgh Driving Test Centre. The test routes are developed by examiners from the actual test centre to incorporate a wide variety of roads and traffic systems.

Extended driving test routes are intended for drivers that were previously qualified but lost their licence due to disqualification. Before their licence is reinstated, a court has ruled that they must pass the extended driving test. These test routes a different from the standard learner test routes. If you would like to view the standard learner test routes, please see driving test routes.

The test routes may have altered as this is down to the discretion of the examiner, or they may remain similar or identical. Test routes are for Edinburgh Joppa, extended car routes 1 to 4.

Use the test routes below to form a knowledge base for the various types of roads and traffic systems that you will encounter during the practical extended driving test.


Extended Driving test routes for Sat Nav, Google Maps, Google Earth, iPhone, Android & CoPilot Live may be available. Browse to see if the Edinburgh driving test routes are available for your device in the Driving Test Routes for Sat Nav section.


  • EOR – End of Road
  • T/L – Traffic Lights
  • DTC – Driving Test Centre
Name of Practical Test CentreEdinburgh (Joppa)
Type of Test RouteExtended Car
Name/ Number of RoadDirection
Driving Test Route Number1
Joppa Terrace2 nd left
Morton StRight
Coillesdene Ave4 th right
Milton DriveEOR right
Milton Rd EastEOR right
Maitland ParkEOR right
Edinburgh RdT/L 2 nd right
Newhailes RdRoundabout 2 nd left
Olivebank RdRight
EsksideMini roundabout ahead
Monktonhall RdRoundabout left, roundabout right 2 nd
City BypassRoundabout left
Dalkeith Rd A68T/L ahead
Pencaitland Rd3 rd left
Ormiston RdAhead
Tranent Main StMini roundabout ahead
Edinburgh RdRoundabout left
Wallyford/ Salters RdRoundabout right 3 rd exit
Inveresk Village RdEOR left
Inveresk RdRight
Dalrymple LoanEOR T/L left
High StT/L left
Mall AveT/L ahead
Olivebank RdRoundabout left
Newcraighall RdRoundabout ahead, roundabout right,
2 nd exit to A1
A1Roundabout ahead 2 nd exit
Milton LinkRoundabout right 3 rd exit
Milton Rd East5 th left
Milton Terrace2 nd left
Coillesdene AveEOR right
Morton StLeft
Dalkeith StLeft
Brunstane Rd/ Joppa TerraceLeft
Driving Test Route Number2
Joppa Terrace2 nd left
Morton StLeft
Dalkeith StAhead
Argyle CrescentEOR right
St Marks PlaceEOR left
Portobello High StRoundabout 2 nd exit
Portobello RdRight
Wakefield Ave4 th left
Sydney TerraceEOR left
Craigentinny Rd2 nd right
Findlay Gardens/ Restalrig
Left, ahead, 2 nd right
Restalrig RdT/L left
Hermitage PlaceRoundabout right 2 nd exit
Duke StT/L ahead
Great Junction StT/L ahead
North Junction StT/L left
Lindsay St2X roundabout ahead
Lower Granton RdRoundabout right 2 nd exit
West Granton RdT/L left
Crewe Rd NorthRoundabout right
Ferry RdRoundabout ahead
Main St Davidsons MainsRoundabout left
Quality StT/L right
Queenserry RdLeft
Clermiston RdEOR right
St Johns RdRoundabout ahead 2 nd exit
Glasgow RdRoundabout 2 nd exit
A720Edinburgh City Bypass
A720 SherriffhallRoundabout ahead A720 3 rd exit
A720Roundabout left
A12X roundabout ahead
Milton LinkRoundabout right 3 rd exit
Milton Rd East3 rd left
Coillesdene Crescent/ Joppa
Ahead, into
Driving Test Route Number3
Joppa Terrace2 nd left
Morton St2 nd left
Joppa Rd/ Portobello High StAhead, T/L left
Brighton PlaceAhead through Tunnel, ahead
Southfield PlaceT/L right
Baileyfield RdEOR left
Sir Harry Lauder RdRoundabout left
Portobello Rd9 th right
Craigentinny Ave2 nd left
Craigentinny Rd4 th left
Restalrig DriveEOR left
Marionville RdRoundabout left
Marionville AveRoundabout ahead
Craigentinny AveEOR right
Portobello Rd2 nd left
Piershill TerraceEOR left
Willowbrae Rd5 th right
Paisley DriveLeft
Meadowfield Ave2 nd right
Meadowfield TerraceCrossroads ahead, EOR left
Meadowfield GardensEOR right
Duddingston Rd WestT/L right
Peffermill RdRoundabout left
Old Dalkeith Rd2 nd right
Kingston AveT/L ahead
Mound Vernon RdT/L ahead
KirkgateT/L ahead
Braid Hills Drive/Braid Hills RdCrossroads ahead, EOR right
Comiston RdT/L right
Oxgangs Rd2 nd left
Swanston AveEOR right
Biggar RdRoundabout left
Edinburgh City BypassRoundabout 2 nd exit
Millerhill RdRoundabout left
Millerhill Rd/ WispT/L right
Newcraighall RdRoundabout ahead, roundabout left
Slip Rd to A1 Dual CarriagewayRoundabout ahead,
Milton LinkRoundabout right 3 rd exit
Milton Rd East3 rd left
Coillesdene Crescent/ Joppa TerraceInto
Driving Test Route Number4
Joppa Terrace/ Coillesdene CrescentAhead, 3 rd left
Coillesdene GardensEOR left
Coillesdene AveRight
Coillesdene DriveEOR right
Musselburgh RdT/L ahead
Edinburgh Rd2 nd right
Maitland Park RdEOR right
Edinburgh RdT/L right
Newhailes RdRoundabout right 3 rd exit
Newcraighall RdRoundabout left
A12 nd exit
Salters RdRoundabout ahead
Whitecraig Rd / Salters RdRoundabout right
Musselburgh Rd3X T/L ahead
High Street / Eskbank RdRoundabout right 5 th exit
Melville Rd2X roundabout ahead 2 nd exit
Gilmerton Rd A772Roundabout ahead
City BypassLeft
LoanheadEOR right
Burdiehouse RdRoundabout ahead
Burdiehouse RdT/L ahead
Howden Hall Rd/ Liberton GardensAhead, 2 nd right
Longformacus RdEOR right
Liberton GardensT/L ahead
Liberton Brae2X T/L ahead
Liberton RdT/L right, roundabout ahead
Lady RdRoundabout left
Dalkeith Rd2X T/L ahead, T/L right
Holyrood Park Rd2X roundabout left
Queens DriveMini roundabout ahead
Meadowbank CrescentT/L right
London RdT/L ahead
Portobello RdRoundabout right 3 rd exit
Portobello High StT/L 3 rd right
St Marks PlaceLeft
Argyle CrescentAhead
Dalkeith StAhead
Woodside TerraceEOR right
Coillesdene DriveRight
Coillesdene AveEOR right
Morton StLeft
Dalkeith StLeft
Brunstane Rd/ Joppa TerraceLeft