edinburgh Airport

Welcome to Edinburgh Airport, your gateway to the historic and vibrant city of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, and beyond. Situated just a few miles west of the city center, Edinburgh Airport serves millions of passengers each year, offering domestic and international flights to destinations across the UK, Europe, and beyond.

edinburgh airport

About Edinburgh Airport:

Edinburgh Airport is Scotland’s busiest airport and serves as a vital transportation hub for travelers from around the world. With modern facilities, excellent connectivity, and a wide range of services, Edinburgh provides passengers with a seamless and convenient travel experience.

Services and Facilities:

At Edinburgh Airport, we are committed to providing passengers with a comfortable and enjoyable journey. Our airport offers a range of services and facilities to meet the needs of travelers:


Check in for your flight at our convenient check-in counters located within the terminal building. Self-service kiosks are also available for added convenience.

Security Screening:

Our efficient security screening process ensures all passengers and their belongings’ safety and security. Please follow the guidelines regarding liquids, gels, and electronics to expedite the screening process.

Retail and Dining:

Explore a variety of retail outlets and dining options within the terminal, offering everything from grab-and-go snacks to sit-down meals. Whether you’re looking for travel essentials or a delicious meal, Edinburgh Airport has something for everyone.


Relax and unwind before your flight in one of our premium airport lounges, where you can enjoy comfortable seating, complimentary refreshments, and Wi-Fi access.

Transportation Options:

Getting to and from Edinburgh is easy, with excellent transportation links including buses, taxis, and tram services. The airport is conveniently located near major road networks, making it easily accessible by car.

Edinburgh Airport Arrivals

Edinburgh Airport Arrivals

Upon arriving at Edinburgh, you’ll find a range of facilities and services to help you navigate through the terminal:

Baggage Claim:

Proceed to the baggage claim area, conveniently located within the terminal building, to retrieve your luggage. Look for your flight number on the screens to find the correct baggage carousel.

Customs and Immigration:

After collecting your luggage, proceed through customs and immigration, where our friendly staff will assist you with any necessary documentation and ensure a smooth entry process into Scotland.

Transportation Options:

Once you’ve cleared customs, you’ll find various transportation options to take you to your final destination. Whether you prefer trains, buses, taxis, or rental cars, getting to Edinburgh city center or other destinations is easy and convenient.

Information Desks:

If you have any questions or need assistance during your arrival, our information desks are staffed by knowledgeable representatives who can provide you with helpful information and directions.

Edinburgh Airport Departures

Edinburgh Airport Departures

At Edinburgh Airport Departures, you’ll find everything you need for a seamless departure experience:


Head to the check-in area within the terminal building to check in for your flight. Convenient self-service kiosks and traditional check-in counters are available to assist you.

Bag Drop:

Once you’ve checked in, proceed to the bag drop area to securely deposit your luggage before boarding your flight.

Security Screening:

Our efficient security screening process is in place to ensure the safety and security of all passengers. Please cooperate with security personnel and follow guidelines for a smooth screening experience.

Retail and Dining:

Before you board your flight, take some time to explore the range of retail outlets and dining options available in the departure lounge. Whether you need to grab a snack or pick up some last-minute essentials, we have you covered.

Flight Information:

Stay informed about your departure with real-time flight information displayed on departure boards throughout the terminal. Check for updates regarding your flight’s status, gate information, and boarding times.

Edinburgh Airport Parking

Edinburgh Airport Parking

There are several car park options available at Edinburgh Airport, depending on your needs and budget. Here’s a quick rundown:

FastPark Terminal Parking: The closest and most convenient option to the terminal building.

Mid Stay Parking: A good balance between convenience and price, located a short walk or shuttle bus ride from the terminal.

Long Stay Parking: The most affordable option, located further away from the terminal but with regular shuttle bus services.

Multi-storey Parking: Offers undercover parking close to the terminal but tends to be more expensive than other options.

Plane Parking: A secure car park located next to the runway, with frequent transfers to the terminal.

Edinburgh Airport Hotels

Edinburgh Airport Hotels

The main airport in Edinburgh is Edinburgh Airport. Here are some hotels near the airport:

Travelodge Edinburgh Ratho Station

Low-key budget hotel with a restaurant/bar & streamlined rooms, plus complimentary parking. Price: Rs 23,744 per night.

Premier Inn Edinburgh (Newbridge) hotel

Contemporary air-conditioned rooms in a budget hotel with an on-site restaurant & free parking. Price: Rs 30,382 per night.

DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh Airport

This informal hotel with a coffee shop & bar/restaurant, plus an indoor pool & a free airport shuttle. Price: Rs 42,661 per night.

Moxy Edinburgh Airport

This trendy airport hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a lobby bar & a fitness center. Price: Rs 38,896 per night.

Premier Inn Edinburgh Park (Airport) hotel

Single and double rooms in a modern budget hotel with a coffee shop, restaurant & free parking. Price: Rs 31,779 per night.

Edinburgh Airport Lounge

Edinburgh Airport Lounge

There are three airport lounges at Edinburgh Airport:

Plaza Premium Lounge:

This lounge is perfect for both business and leisure travelers. It offers complimentary food and drinks, unlimited Wi-Fi, and amazing runway views. The lounge also features an Edinburgh Gin signature bar, where you can relax and enjoy a drink before your flight.

Aspire Lounge:

There are two Aspire Lounges at Edinburgh, located at Gates 4 and 16. These lounges offer a variety of complimentary food and drinks, unlimited Wi-Fi, runway views, personal TVs, reading materials, and more. Choose the lounge closest to your departure gate for the most convenience.

British Airways Lounge:

The British Airways Lounge is located next to Gate 4. This lounge offers complimentary food and drinks, unlimited Wi-Fi, and a relaxing atmosphere. Access is limited to British Airways Business Class passengers and select frequent flyers.

Contact Us:

For inquiries or assistance regarding Edinburgh, please don’t hesitate to contact our customer service team. We’re here to ensure that your journey through Edinburgh Airport is smooth, enjoyable, and stress-free.

Thank you for choosing Edinburgh Airport. We look forward to welcoming you and wish you a pleasant journey to your destination


Most frequent questions and answers

An airport pickdrop taxi from Edinburgh Airport to the city center is a very comfortable and quick transfer option. There are no flat-rate fees for the official “Airport pickdrop Service” at Edinburgh Airport, the price is usually around £25 (€29) using a taximeter.

You can find the latest information on Edinburgh Airport departures and arrivals on their website of Edinburgh Airport.

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The Aspire Lounge at the UK’s 7th largest airport allows guests to relax whilst taking in the great views of the busy runway below. The lounge is open to everyone and houses facilities such as a Quiet Zone, complimentary food and drink, and fantastic customer service. Book online and costs start from £30 per adult and £20 per child aged 2-11.

Hampton By Hilton Edinburgh Airport 

Located a 2-minute walk away from Edinburgh Airport, Hampton By Hilton Edinburgh Airport offers free WiFi. Among the various facilities of this property are a fitness center and a bar.