Edinburgh airport (EDI)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Edinburgh airport (EDI)

Edinburgh Airport, opened on March, 1916, is one of the largest in Scotland and one of the busiest in the United Kingdom. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in Europe, the Middle East, North America and China.

Official Website: edinburghairport.com

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.

Annual passenger traffic: 3,5 million passengers went through it in 2020.

Tel: +44 844 448 8833. There is an information and tourist desk in the International Arrivals area (Tel +44 131 473 3690), available from 7:30 am to 7:30 pm (7:00 pm on the weekends).



The airport is located 13 km (8 miles) to the west of Edinburgh.

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Car rental agencies

Car rental counters are found in a separate building, connected to the terminal through a covered walkway.

Alamo/National/Enterprise (Tel +44 131 333 0400 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Avis (Tel +44 344 544 6004 - 7:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Budget (Tel +44 344 544 4605 - 7:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +44 371 384 3406 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +44 843 309 3025 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 am to 0:00 am, weekends from 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Sixt (Tel +44 844 499 3399 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Thrifty (Tel +44 131 335 3900)


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Parking services at Edinburgh airport (EDI)

Several parking lots for short and long stays. Valet parking service outside the terminal. More information: Tel +44 131 357 6337. Rates

Terminal Surface - Outdoor car park next to the main building.
Terminal Multi-storey - Facility with covered spaces adjacent to the terminal.
Mid Stay - Situated 8 minutes away from the enclosure.
Long Stay - Area with courtesy shuttle services. The first 10 min. have no charge.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to inform their airline or travel agency about their needs at least 48 hours in advance. Inside the enclosure there are designated spaces in all car parks, wheelchairs, ambulifts to board the plane, ramps, elevators, accessible telephones and restrooms, induction loops.

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Latest updates: January 09, 2022