Buses To Edinburgh Airport
Regular bus services connect Edinburgh Airport with Edinburgh city centre. The Airlink 100 bus runs from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh city centre. Buses start from around 04.30. Buses for Edinburgh airport from Edinburgh city centre depart from Waverley Bridge, near Princes Street and the main Edinburgh train and bus stations. Edinburgh airport buses run every 10 minutes throughout the day until after midnight. Buses run to Edinburgh train stations: Waverley and Haymarket. A convenient bus service for Edinburgh airport is the Edinburgh Shuttle: a mini-bus that will pick you up and drop you off at any central Edinburgh location within the Shuttle zone. The Edinburgh Airport Shuttle runs every 15-30 minutes and has a fixed price of around £8. Buses to Edinburgh airport also include routes from South Gyle, Leith, Fife and towns in West Lothian. National Express services run from Edinburgh to towns and cities nationwide.
Trains To Edinburgh Airport
There is no train station at Edinburgh Airport itself. Buses connect Edinburgh Airport with Edinburgh Haymarket train station (on the route between the airport and the city centre) and the main Waverley train station in Edinburgh city centre. Both stations have regular trains to Glasgow and stations throughout Scotland and England. Mainline trains run south to London and major cities like Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester. Getting to Edinburgh airport will be even easier when the proposed tram connection is completed.
Driving To Edinburgh Airport
Edinburgh Airport is easily accessed from the A8, between the Gogar and Newbridge roundabouts. If you are using a satellite navigation system for directions to Edinburgh Airport, the postcode is EH12 9DN. Cars can drop off passengers at the “pick up 2 hours max” short stay car park near the terminal building. See the relevant directline-flights page for details of Edinburgh airport parking. Bicycles can park free at Edinburgh airport in front of the international arrivals hall. Taxis from Edinburgh airport include private mini cabs and black cabs. Edinburgh Airport taxis can be pre-booked. A taxi from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh city centre will take about 25-30 minutes. Edinburgh airport information regarding road works and traffic conditions is available from the AA. Passengers travelling on Edinburgh routes with early and late departures may find Edinburgh Airport hotels convenient.