Edinburgh Airport is Scotland’s busiest airport and has been named the UK’s fastest growing airport for international passengers, handling over 13 million passengers yearly. It offers direct flights to 153 destinations, with the most popular being Amsterdam, Dublin and Paris CDG.
Did you know?
In 2018, Edinburgh Airport was named 'Airport of the Year' at the National Transport Awards, and Scottish Airport of the Year at the Scottish Transport Awards.
Edinburgh Airport began as Turnhouse Aerodrome, which was a British air defence base during the First World War. It was later renamed RAF Turnhouse by the Ministry of Defence and used by RAF Fighter Command during World War Two.
Getting to and from Edinburgh Airport
How to get to the airport by car, coach, taxi or train
By Car or Taxi
Edinburgh Airport is located eight miles west of the city centre. It is accessible via the A8 Glasgow Road junction, near the M8 and M9 motorways.
There are regular bus services between Edinburgh Airport, the city centre and further afield.
Edinburgh Gateway train station is situated on the airport perimeter and can be reached from the terminal via a tram link.
Edinburgh Airport Parking
Edinburgh Airport has official long stay, terminal and valet parking options, all of which are safe and secure, well lit, and have Park Mark accreditation for your peace of mind.
Edinburgh Airport Facilities
Baggage Wrapping And Weighting
Top Destinations from Edinburgh Airport
Some of the most popular destinations flying from Edinburgh Airport