Edinburgh Airport Scotland (EDI) is found just six miles west of the historic capital of Scotland, Edinburgh. It has been running commercial flights since the late 1940s and its current terminal building was constructed in 1977 although it has been upgraded throughout the years. Last year they over nine million passengers used the airport to get to their destinations.
One terminal building caters for departures and arrivals, with check-in located on the ground floor in between international arrivals and domestic arrivals. All the departure gates are found on level one along with a vast majority of the shops and eateries. Outside of the terminal you can find budget car rental companies.
Parking at the airport is well signed from the M8 motorway that is just a few minutes’ drive away. Close to the terminal are short stay and disabled parking and courtesy buses run between the long stay parking and main terminal. If you are thinking of cheap car hire at Edinburgh Airport Scotland (EDI) a separate building near short stay is where you will find all the companies.
There are some great facilities on offer at Edinburgh Airport Scotland (EDI) including valet parking where you can drive to the terminal forecourt and leave your car with a qualified attendant and collect from the same place when you return. OMH Therapies near Gate 7 offers a massage service, or opt for the massage chairs in the Departures lounge. There is also a choice of private airport lounges open to everyone flying.
Car hire at Edinburgh Airport Scotland (EDI) is simple to use and the greatest way to travel at you leisure. National coach operators offer services to and from the airport and shuttle buses travel to local train stations. Taxis are to be found outside of the Arrivals hall and will take around 25 minutes to get into Edinburgh city centre.