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Airports in Edinburgh

Edinburgh International Airport (EDI)


The busiest airport in Scotland, Edinburgh International Airport is located just six miles (9.3km) west of central Edinburgh. The airport is a small facility, despite being among the busiest in the UK, and serves nearly nine million passengers each year.

Edinburgh International Airport is a convenient gateway to the rolling hills of Scotland, and is busiest in late summer when the city doubles in population for the massive Edinburgh Festival. Direct flights to Edinburgh International Airport are available from many other cities in the UK, and Europe.

The airport itself is housed under one roof, and is fairly easy to navigate. A range of shops and a variety of restaurants make up the bulk of the entertainment options in the terminal, however there are massage chairs to help with tired limbs after long flights.


The airport is eight miles (13km) west of Edinburgh.

Getting to the city

Airlink 100 buses connect the airport and the city centre every 10 minutes, from early morning until after midnight, and cost around £4.50 one way; the journey takes approximately 30 minutes. There are many alternative buses, including Night Bus N22 and Service 21A, that run to the city centre via a couple of stops en route. Stops for public buses are situated on the terminal forecourt road outside the main entrance.


GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).


Tel: +44 844 448 8833

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Edinburgh Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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