There are a number of bus services at the airport, including the Airlink 100 express bus service which operates a 24-hour shuttle service between Edinburgh Airport and Waverley Bridge (near Princes Street and the main rail and bus stations), with designated stops en route. The service is frequent – every 10 minutes at peak times – with a journey time of about 25 minutes.
Taxis at Edinburgh Airport include official airport taxis, pre-booked private hire taxis and city black cabs are all available, each with separate ranks. Many taxis are wheelchair-accessible and the journey time is around 25 minutes, although this may be longer during rush hours.
Edinburgh trams run between Edinburgh Airport and the city centre with 15 stops along the route, including Princes Street and Haymarket Station.
Single or return tickets can be purchased for journeys to or from Edinburgh airport. Tickets can be purchased from vending machines at every tram stop. You can pay using your debit or credit card as well as coins, but please note that no change is given.
Single ticket: £5 for adults, £2.50 for children ages 5 – 15
Return ticket: £8 for adults, £4.00 for children ages 5 – 15
Car hire and driving
For driving from Edinburgh Airport, vehicles can be hired from all major companies at the airport’s car rental facility close to the main terminal building. For satellite navigation systems, the postcode to use for the airport is EH12 9DN.
There is no train link between Edinburgh airport and the city centre.