Edinburgh Airport is the busiest airport in Scotland, named as the best airport in the country. Public transport between the airport and the centre of Edinburgh is well organized. Since May 2014, you can travel by taxi, bus and tram between Edinburgh Airport and Edinburgh.
Where is Edinburgh Airport situated?
The airport is located on the western side of the city, where the M8 motorway and M9 motorway converge. From the city, the airport is easily accessible via the A8 road.
How many terminals does Edinburgh Airport have?
Edinburgh Airport has one runway and one passenger terminal. The terminal consists of two floors, the Departures hall is located on the first floor. The check-in desks and Arrivals hall (Domestic, International 1, International 2) can be found on the ground floor. The South East Pier (Gates 17-29) is accessible from the Main Terminal via a covered walkway.
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The distance from Edinburgh Airport to the centre of Edinburgh is 13 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Edinburgh.
From EDI Airport to Edinburgh City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Edinburgh Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Edinburgh Airport you can travel by bus and tram. Visit the Edinburgh Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Edinburgh Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Edinburgh is about £ 30.-. Book your taxi at Edinburgh Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From EDI Airport to Edinburgh City centre by Taxi
At Edinburgh Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Europcar, National (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, Sixt, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Edinburgh Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Edinburgh Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- TUI Airways
- British Airways
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Edinburgh
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Edinburgh Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
City Sightseeing Edinburgh: 24-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
Hop-on to a City Sightseeing Edinburgh bus tour and enjoy unlimited hop on hop off for 24 hours. Discover sights such as Edinburgh Castle and the Grassmarket, as you travel on an open-top, double-decker bus with panoramic views of the city.
Edinburgh: Haunted Vaults Tour + Medieval Torture Exhibition
Go under the streets of Edinburgh's Royal Mile to hear terrifying ghost stories on a 75-minute tour of the Auld Reekie. See the infamous stone circle vault, and a horrifying torture exhibition. Wander the wynds and closes off the Royal Mile above ground.
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