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Plan your route

Driving to Edinburgh Airport? The airport is just 5 minutes from the M9, one of Scotland's main motorways, making it accessible from all areas of the country. The airport is about 20 minutes from Edinburgh city centre, and is located close to the M8 and the A8.

What is the postcode for Edinburgh Airport?

Postcode: EH12 9DN

Edinburgh Airport's address is:

Edinburgh
Edinburgh Airport
Turnhouse Road
Midlothian
Scotland
EH12 9DN

Driving from the South?

  • Take the M6 north
  • Take A74 then A74M signposted Scotland, Dumfries, Stranraer
  • Leave at Junction 13
  • Take A702 signposted Edinburgh
  • Join A720, at first exit take A8 signposted Edinburgh airport

Driving from North / North West?

  • Take the A90/ M90 South
  • Follow signs for Edinburgh Airport

Travelling from East?

  • Take the A8 west
  • Take A803 join M8 signposted Stirling, Carlisle, Edinburgh
  • Follow A8 then rejoin M8 at Junction 6
  • At junction 2 join M9
  • Leave Junction 1 take A8 signposted for the airport

How early should you arrive at Edinburgh?

It's advisable that you arrive at least two hours before your flight to allow for plenty of time to check-in and pass-through security. Gain valuable extra time and skip the airport queues with a handy fast track pass.


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