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Edinburgh Travel Guide

Edinburgh Airports

Edinburgh Airport (EDI)


The airport is eight miles (13km) west of Edinburgh.


GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday befor


Transfer City: 

Airlink 100 buses connect between the airport and the city centre every 10 minutes, from early morning until after midnight, and cost £3.50 (calling at the Waverley and Haymarket train stations); the journey takes approximately 25 minutes. There are many alternative buses including Night bus N22, Service 35 and Airdirect 747, that run to the city centre via a couple of stops en route. Stops for public buses are situated at stand 18 on the terminal forecourt road outside the UK Arrivals

Car Rental: 

There is a new car rental centre located next to the parking area, connected to the terminal by a covered walkway. Car rental companies include Alamo, Avis, Europcar, Budget, Thrifty, Hertz and National.

Airport Taxis: 

The taxi ranks for airport taxis and city black cabs are outside the east end of the airport terminal. The drive to the city centre takes approximately 25 minutes and costs about £18.50. Taxi arrangements are managed by Onward Travel.

Airport Facilities: 

Facilities at the airport include ATMs, a bureau de change, shops, pharmacy, wi-fi, children's play area, baby change rooms, restaurants and bars. The Servicair Executive Lounge is available to departing passengers on the first floor past security, bookings can be made online via the airport's website. OHM Therapies is located near Gate 7 and offers a range of massages. The airport also has an art gallery displaying Scottish works near Gate 12. Disabled facilities are good; those with sp

Car Parking: 

A multilevel car park is located just across from the terminal building; pricing is £1 for 10 minutes, £5 for 20 minutes, £7 for an hour, and £9 per hour thereafter. The long-term car park is a few minutes away; a courtesy bus ferries passengers to the terminal. The airport offers Fast Track parking for speedy terminal access. There are discounts available if parking is pre-booked; book online or call +44 (0)121 410 5105.

Airport Hotels: 

There Hilton and Quality Hotels are located adjacent to the airport. There are a number of other hotels within the city centre.

Departure Tax: 

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