Edinburgh Airport Guide

Edinburgh Airport Terminal Building - © Paul McIlroy

The Edinburgh Airport Guide contains a range of traveller related information and practical resources for both holiday travellers & business travellers. The guide contains information on the Edinburgh airport, including details on how to get to the airport, car hire & airport car parking, airport maps, weather and other useful information & resources relating to foreign currency & airport lounges. Travellers that make themselves more familiar with the facilities at an airport and those that have some useful knowledge of the airport can help to make sure they have a better experience when travelling through the airport.


Information on Edinburgh Airport

Airport Name: Edinburgh Airport

Address: Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh, EH12 9DN, Scotland

Airport Code: EDI

Telephone: +44 (0)870 040 0007

Website: Edinburgh Airport

Left Luggage Number: +44(0)870 040 0007

Lost Property Number: +44 (0)131 344 3486

Check in Times:

Usually 2 hours prior to departure for European Flights.

Usually 1 hour prior to departure for UK & Ireland flights.

Flights: Internal flights to other destinations in the UK & to a range of short haul destinations in Europe.

Terminals: One

Tips & Advice: When travelling by air, check the Travel & Traffic News well in time to check for any delays or incidents. It also advisable to arrive at the airport well in time factoring in to your journey time possible delays due to traffic and unforeseen circumstances etc. to ensure you catch your flight. See our various guides with Tips for Travellers for further information.

Baggage Rules: Baggage rules and regulations are subject to changes & alterations at short notice, it is recommended you check exactly what is allowable, weight limits and any other concerns with your airline. Being aware of the latest rules can help ensure you are up to date with the latest rules & requirements and pack your bags accordingly to comply with the regulations. For more information please see: Baggage Rules

Travel Checklist: See our Travel & Holiday Checklist for a useful checklist with tips and reminders for travellers helping to ensure you remember to take everything you require for your trip.

Getting To Edinburgh Airport

By Public Transport

Train: There are no train terminals at the airport itself, the closest train stations are Edinburgh Waverley station and Edinburgh Haymarket station that is well connected to the bus network. From both stations there are bus services taking passengers to the airport. For further information and resources on planning a train journey to the airport please see: Train Services


Bus & Coach:

There are a number of regular bus services between Edinburgh airport and the city centre. The bus stands are located outside the UK arrivals lounge terminal building. From here a number of services such as the No.100 offer services between Edinburgh city centre and the airport. The frequency is around every 10 minutes at peak times and every half hourly at off peak times. There are other bus services run by Lothian buses that passenger can also use to make their way to and from the airport via the city centre. For more information on Edinburgh airport buses please see: Airlink


By Car Edinburgh Airport is located around eight miles from the city centre close to the M8 & M9 motorways. For those driving from the Edinburgh city, get on the A8 at the city by pass & follow the drive towards Glasgow. The airport is signposted on the A8. If you are driving from the north or west, join on to the A8 at the Newbridge roundabout and head towards Edinburgh & then follow the signs for the airport.


Airport Car Hire

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Airport Car Parking

Edinburgh airport has facilities for both Short Term & Long Term Car Parking. Short term The short term parking charges start from £1.50 for 15 minutes going to £2.50 for 15 to 30 minutes and £7.50 for 3 to 4 hours.

Long Term parking is available the price is approx £7 for up to one day paying if you book on the day. Cheaper prices & discounts are available if you book earlier, if you do need long term airport parking it is well worth booking in advance rather than on the day to both guarantee a parking space and save money on parking costs.

To book Edinburgh Airport Car Parking please see: UK Airport Parking




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