Edinburgh Airport is an airport in the Ingliston area of the City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. It was the busiest airport in Scotland in 2018, handling over 14.3 million passengers.
If you’re driving to EDI Airport, type the following address into your phone mapping app:
Airport Code: (EDI)
Edinburgh Airport, Scotland
United Kingdom, EH12 9DN
If you need a ride from Edinburgh Airport to your hotel or some other destination, rest easy, we will help you find the best one. There are many transportation options serving EDI Airport, such as Rideshare/Transportation Network Companies, Taxi Service, Car Hire, Chauffeur Service, and Public Transportation.
We did the research and discovered all the information you need, so check below and find the best airport shuttle for you.
Transportation Network Companies
Transportation Network Companies are very popular nowadays. Therefore, Edinburgh Airport authorized the following companies to service the airport with app-based transportation: Uber and Gett.
Check our list below and find out Uber estimates for some of the most popular Edinburgh destinations:
Remember, £1 (one pound) equals $1.32. So, for example, £20 is $26.45.
You can grab an Airport Taxi (black cab) from the taxi rank located on the ground floor of the multi-story car park, directly opposite the Terminal. No reservations are required.
It seats up to 5 people, and the approximate fare to City Center is £25-30.
There is also an Airport Private Hire available in the Taxi area that can drive to the city center for the same price as the taxi.
If you want the freedom to explore Edinburgh at your own pace, you should definitely hire a car.
Edinburgh Airport has a new combined car rental center. To find it, use the information pods in International and Domestic Arrivals.
There, you can find all the major car hire brands:
Edinburgh Airport offers one great chauffeur service - Edinburgh Executive Carriages. This service is available for all passengers arriving on a domestic flight with hand luggage. However, you have to make a reservation 24 hours in advance.
At Edinburgh Airport, Executive Carriages operate a meet-and-greet service as standard where you will receive a warm and welcoming greeting at Arrivals.
You can book online or call 0794 345 1544 or 0131 644 3034.
Buses to Edinburgh and other local destinations stop on the terminal forecourt, outside the main entrance. Discover all buses and routes available from Edinburgh Airport below.
Airlink 100 (Stop D)
This express bus service runs to Waverley Bridge. Buses run every 10 minutes.
Skylink 200 (Stop B)
This service runs to Ocean Terminal in Leith between 04:55 and 00:00, seven days a week.
Skylink 300 (Stop F)
This service runs to Cameron Toll. Buses run every 20-30 minutes.
Skylink 400 (Stop B)
This service runs to Oxgangs and on to Fort Kinnaird. Buses run every 30 minutes.
Fare: Single £4.50, return £7.50 (reductions for children).
Night bus N22 (Stop D)
This service runs to the city center and on to Ocean Terminal in Leith between 00:45 and 04:15, seven nights a week. Buses run every 30 minutes.
Fare: £3 flat fare (unlimited travel for one night).
For more information, click here.
Edinburgh Gateway railway station is on the airport perimeter. It can be accessed from the terminal via a tram link which operates up to every 7 minutes. This station provides quick and easy rail connections to the city.
Visit the airport’s website for additional information.
Tram fares between EDI Airport and City Center are as follows:
- Adult one-way £6.00
- Child one-way £3.00
- Adult return £8.50
- Child return £4.50
Check this map of Edinburgh Airport to find every transportation option’s area.