Practical information Edinburgh Airport


Edinburgh Airport - Taxi rank - Edinburgh Airport

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Port-adhair Dhùn Èideann is the Gaelic name that distinguishes the Edinburgh airport, international airport located in Ingliston, just 9 km from the city. It is the most important airport in Scotland as well as the sixth busiest airport in the whole of the United Kingdom. The owner of the complex is the British Global Infrastructure Partners, a majority company at London-Gatwick Airport.

Edinburgh Airport has two runways, and a single, large terminal. Inside, numerous services, shopping areas, duty-free, are available to travelers. There are, of course, plenty of dining options, bars, restaurants, fast-food restaurants to suit all needs, and pockets. The wi-fi line is available almost anywhere.

Here is the complete list of companies and direct connections with Edinburgh airport:

Aegean Airline, seasonal: Athens.
Aer Lingus, seasonal: Cork, Dublin, Shannon.
Air Canada RougE, seasonal: Toronto-Pearson.
Air France: Paris-CDG.
American Airlines, seasonal: New York-JFK.
Atlantic Airways, seasonal: Vágar.
Austrian Airlines, seasonal charter: Innsbruck.
BH Air, seasonal charter: Burgas.
British Airways: London-City, London-Gatwick, London-Heathrow. Seasonal Charters: Alicante, Barcelona, ​​Chambéry, Faro, Geneva, Ibiza, Málaga, Menorca, Palma de Mallorca, Toulouse, Venice, Zurich.
Brussels Airlines: Brussels.
Delta Air Lines, seasonal: New York-JFK.
EasyJet: Alicante, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Athens, Basel / Mulhouse, Belfast-International, Berlin-Schönefeld, Bilbao, Bristol, Copenhagen, Krakow, Geneva, Lyon, Lisbon, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, London-Stansted, Madrid, Milan- Malpensa, Monaco, Paphos, Paris-CDG, Prague Reykjavik-Keflavik, Stuttgart, Tenerife-South, Venice, Vienna. season: Bodrum, Dalaman, Dubrovnik, Grenoble, Heraklion, Naples, Nice, Palma de Mallorca.
Edelweiss Air, seasonal: Zurich.
Etihad Airways: Abu Dhabi
Eurowings: Cologne / Bonn, Düsseldorf, Munich.
Finnair, seasonal: Helsinki
flybe: Belfast-City, Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands, Exeter, Knock, London-City, London-Heathrow, Manchester, Southampton. Seasonal: Bergerac, Jersey, Sumburgh.
Iberia Express, seasonal: Madrid. Alicante, Budapest, Fuerteventura, Funchal, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Málaga, Tenerife-South.
season: Almeria, Antalya, Kefalonia, Chambéry, Dalaman, Dubrovnik, Faro, Geneva, Girona, Heraklion, Ibiza, Kos, Larnaca, Menorca, Murcia, Naples, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Pula, Reus, Rhodes, Salzburg, Split, Thessaloniki, Turin, Venice, Verona, Vienna, Zante.
KLM: Amsterdam.
Loganair: Bergen, Isle of Man, Kirkwall, Norwich, Stornoway, Sumburgh, Wick.
Lufthansa: Frankfurt.
Norwegian Air Shuttle: Copenhagen, Hartford, Newburgh, Oslo-Gardermoen, Providence, Stockholm-Arlanda, Tenerife-South. season: Barcelona, ​​Málaga
Powdair, seasonal: Zion.
Qatar Airways: Doha.
Ryanair: Alicante, Hamburg, Barcelona, ​​Bergamo, Bologna, Bratislava, Budapest, Carcassonne, Charleroi, Copenhagen, Krakow, Dublin, Eindhoven, Faro, Fuerteventura, Gdańsk, Gran Canaria, Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden, Katowice, Lanzarote, London-Stansted, Málaga , Malta, Marseille, Nantes, Porto, Poznań, Prague, Rome-Ciampino, Santander, Szczecin, Tenerife-South, Toulouse, Treviso, Valencia, Warsaw-Modlin, Weeze, Wroclaw. season: Béziers, Bordeaux, Bremen, Corfu, Girona, Goteborg, Hahn, Ibiza, Kaunas, Palma de Mallorca, Pisa, Poitiers, Vigo.
Scandinavian Airlines: Stockholm-Arlanda. season: Oslo-Gardermoen.
Thomson Airways: Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Tenerife-South. season: Bourgas, Cancún, Corfu, Dalaman, Larnaca, Menorca, Orlando Sanford, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Pula, Rhodes. season: Geneva, Innsbruck.
Transavia France: Paris-Orly.
Turkish Airlines: Ataturk.
United Airlines: Newark. Seasonal: Chicago-O'Hare
Vueling: Barcelona.
WOW air: Reykjavik-Keflavik.

From this link, you can buy your flight to Edinburgh, AT THE LOWEST PRICE!


Edinburgh Airport tram terminus - looking north

Photo, 2013 Rosser1954

The airport is connected excellently, and efficiently, with Edinburgh. At the exit of the terminal, you will be spoiled for choice.


Express service that allows you to reach Waverley Bridge in just under half an hour, on board modern and comfortable buses. The ticket for a single trip costs 4,50 £, while, round trip, 7,50 £. Free by buying the advantageous RIDACARD. More info from here.


The tramline is active, every day, from 06: 18 to 22: 48, with a frequency of just 7 minutes. The tram connects Edinburgh Airport with York Place in about 30 minutes, for a total of 18 stops. The vehicle, and all stops along the line, are accessible by handicapped persons and wheelchairs. The ticket costs £ 5,50; if purchased on the reverse route, remember to specify the airport destination! Free by buying the advantageous RIDACARD. More info from here.


The most economical solution. Scheduled buses, operated by the Scotsman Lothian, allow you to reach Edinburgh by paying a single ticket of 1,60 £ per adult, and 0,80 £ for boys from 5 to 15 years. Depending on traffic and time, the bus takes an hour and up. The 35 bus runs stops at RBS World Headquarters, Scottish Parliament and Palace of Holyroodhouse. The frequency is around 15 minutes from Monday to Saturday, and 30 'on Sundays and holidays.

After midnight, until the 04: 00 in the morning, the N22 night bus, which connects Edinburgh Airport with Waverley Steps, is also active. The journey takes just under half an hour. The frequency is 30 minutes. In this case it is necessary to purchase the special night ticket, at the cost of 3,00 £.



At the bus station, the convenient CITYLINK AIR is active. It is an efficient bus that allows you to reach GLASGOW in just an hour's journey. The buses are extremely comfortable and modern. The service is active 7 days on 7, with a frequency that is around the 30 minutes.

Tickets cost £ 11,60 one way, and £ 19,00 round trip. You buy on board and online, directly on the official website, at this link. Available, exclusively on board, the advantageous FAMILY TICKET; it costs £ 25,00 for one way and 40,00 round trip, and can be used by 2 adults and 3 guys.


Edinburgh Central Train Station is located within the airport boundary. You arrive, from the airport, through the tram. ScottRail connects the city with numerous destinations, including Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness, and Glasgow itself.

The train takes about three hours to reach Aberdeen; the ticket starts from a minimum of £ 24.50, with advance booking and no refund in case of cancellation. Dundeeinstead, it can be reached in about 105 '; One-way tickets, non-refundable, starting from £ 10.70.

Distances are not at all prohibitive throughout the United Kingdom. The journey for ManchesterFor example, it lasts just under 4 hours with special-price tickets, less than £ 30! For Londoninstead, about 5 hours are used.

All info is available, and tickets are available on the official website of the Scottish railways, from this link.