Edinburgh Airport

Swot up on Edinburgh airport and arrive prepared

Flying from Edinburgh airport? Well you've come to the right place, we've done a fair bit of research on Edinburgh airport so you wont have to. Shopping, restaurants, duty free - we have all the information you'll need right here.

Make your experience at Edinburgh airport enjoyable

If you're passing through Edinburgh arrivals or Edinburgh departures, read up now and plan your visit. Why not book one of our luxury airport lounges? Get away from it all and relax in idyllic surroundings from just £14.95 per person.

Edinburgh airport

Getting to Edinburgh airport

Edinburgh airport

The airport is about eight miles west of Edinburgh city centre and takes roughly 25 minutes by car or bus on the A8 Glasgow Road (in light traffic). Alternatively a shuttle bus or taxi are also available from the airport. Visit our directions page for further information on getting to Edinburgh airport.

Parking at Edinburgh airport


There are plenty of parking options at Edinburgh airport, so whether you're after on-site, off-site or Meet and Greet packages, Edinburgh airport is sure to have it. We recommend booking in advance, you could save up to 60% off the gate prices if you pre-book 30 days in advance. Why not add an airport hotel too?

Hand luggage information

Edinburgh airport hand luggage
  • Liquids are permitted in containers of up to 100ml
  • Pushchairs and wheelchairs are allowed after they have been screened
  • Laptops are now allowed as hand luggage
  • Some airlines allow no more than one item
  • Dimensions no bigger than: H:56cm, W:45cm, D:25cm
  • No more than one liquid item in the agreed container

Edinburgh airport news

Expansion of Edinburgh Airport | Valet Parking at Edinburgh
A planning framework published in May 2008 will safeguard land for the future expansion of Edinburgh Airport.

Edinburgh Airport
There is mounting speculation that competition watchdogs are ready to demand that BAA (British Airports Authority) sell one of the two main airports in Scotland namely Edinburgh or Glasgow.

Edinburgh to New York JFK | Parking at Edinburgh Airport
Delta Air Lines began the first ever non-stop service between Edinburgh Airport and New York's John F Kennedy this month.

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