Edinburgh Airport is situated 12km (8 miles) west of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh, EH12 9DN
Dialling code: +44
Telephone: 0844 481 8989.
Lufthansa at the airport
How to get there
Edinburgh Airport is located just off the westbound A8 from the centre of Edinburgh. The well-signposted access road turns north off the A8 between the Gogar and Newbridge roundabouts.
A new tram line has opened that connects the airport directly to Edinburgh city centre. Trams leave the airport aproximately every 8-12 minutes and tickets can be purchased from the ticket machines at the tram halt (journey time: 35 minutes; fare: £5).
The Airlink 100 (tel: (0131) 555 6363; www.flybybus.com) express service operates daily (from 0400 to 0022) from outside the domestic arrivals area to the central Edinburgh Waverley Bridge terminus (journey time: 25 minutes; fare: £3.50), also stopping at Edinburgh Haymarket railway station.
During the night, Lothian Buses’ (tel: (0131) 554 4494; www.lothianbuses.com) N22 service runs at 30-minute intervals (journey time: 28 minutes; fare: £3), while bus 35 links to Ocean Terminal via the city centre to Edinburgh Airport during the day (journey time: 60 minutes; fare: £1.50). For more information on times and fares, or to book tickets, contact Lothian Buses (tel: (0131) 555 6363; www.lothianbuses.co.uk). Tickets are available at a kiosk outside the terminal.
The Citylink (tel: 0871 266 3333; www.citylink.co.uk) coach links Edinburgh Airport to Glasgow Airport (journey time: 60 minutes; fare: £10). Tickets can be purchased on board or online in advance.
Taxis are available outside the arrivals area and from the rank by the coach station. These can be pre-booked either online via the airport’s website, or by calling: 0844 448 8576. The journey time and fare varies according to time of day, although it typically takes 25 minutes and costs around £20 to the city centre.
The two short-term car parks are directly in front of the terminal building; one is a surface car park and the other a multistorey garage. The ground floor of the multistorey car park has an area for stays of up to two-hours. Payment for short-stay car parking is made at the customer service office on the ground floor, or in advance online (parking.edinburghairport.com).
The long-term car parking area is a short distance from the terminal, and is served by a free courtesy coach to the terminal. Discounts are available for pre-booked, long-term parking, which can also be made online via the airport’s website. Secure, long-term parking is also available from Park & Fly (tel: (0131) 333 4111; www.edinburghparkandfly.co.uk), SkyParkSecure (tel: 0845 459 9250; www.skyparksecure.com) and Secure Air Parks (tel: (0131) 333 3377; www.secureairparks.com).