Edinburgh Airport Parking
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Edinburgh Airport has several car parks, in close vicinity to the airport, which offer short and long term parking and a valet service. We can arrange off-airport parking at a reasonable and competitive price with our parking partners, who have car parks located adjacent to the airport. They provide Park & Ride services which offer secure parking with frequent courtesy transfers to and from the airport which take less than three minutes. Booking with Purple Parking means your journey is as smooth as possible and you save up to 60%.
See below to find out more about our services and costs.
Services at Edinburgh
|SECURE AIR PARKS - SELF PARK||Rated 4 / 5|
|FLYING SCOT EDINBURGH - PARK & RIDE||Rated 4 / 5|
|SECURE AIR PARKS - EARLY BIRD||Rated 4 / 5|
|EDI PARKING LONG STAY||Rated 4 / 5|
|EDI PARKING TERMINAL SURFACE||Rated 5 / 5|
|EDI PARKING - VALET||Rated 4 / 5|
|TERMINAL SURFACE ONLINE SPECIAL||Rated 3 / 5|
|PLANE PARKING MEET & GREET||Rated 4 / 5|
|LOW COST PARKING||Rated 4 / 5|
Our services explained
All our services at Edinburgh Airport offer great value for money and make travelling easier. We're an established company with on-the-ground experts, so you know you're in safe hands whichever option you decide is best for you.
Park & Ride
When you use the Park & Ride services for Edinburgh Airport, you will just need to drive to your chosen car park which will be located within one mile of the airport. Once you’ve checked in, load your luggage on to the courtesy transfer bus, then sit back and relax whilst you are driven the short distance to the airport terminal. On your return, the courtesy bus will take you straight back to the car park and your car, which will be ready for you to collect.
Our Park & Ride services are operated by:
Edinburgh Airport Terminal operates out of one single terminal.
You can see a terminal map here
The check-in areas are clearly sign-posted within the terminal. To find your check-in desk, look at the flight information screens in the main terminal building.
Check your ticket for advice on when to check-in, the following times provide a general guide:
Chartered Holiday Flights - (open 2.5 hours ahead of flight time)
Check-in closed 60 mins ahead of flight time
International Scheduled - (open 2 hours ahead of flight time)
Check-in closed 45 mins ahead of flight time
Domestic Scheduled - (open 2 hours ahead of flight time)
Check-in closed 20 mins ahead of flight time
We recommend that passengers travelling from Exeter Airport dress warmly in cooler months as the airport does not have any airbridges. Access to the plane is exposed and may involve walking outside.
Leisure and family facilities
There are baby changing facilities at Edinburgh Airport both before and after security. Before security, find them in UK arrivals behind Costa Coffee, or on the first floor near WH Smith. After security they are near Gate 11 only and for arriving passengers there are some located in the International baggage reclaim hall.
If you are travelling with small children you are permitted to take liquid baby milk, baby food and sterilised water on your flight, all of which are not currently subject to the 100ml limitations (any other liquids are). All liquids are still subject to screening and must be presented along with other liquids at security.
There is also the option to pre-order baby products through Boots, and collect airside, from the Boots in the departure lounge. These orders would need to be placed at least 2 weeks prior to travelling. You can contact the Boots store on 0131 335 0422 with your request.
There are three soft play areas for children which make travelling with small children a lot easier. You’ll find them in the main departure lounge opposite The Liquorice Tree, opposite Gate 2 and in the south-east pier beside Gate 15.
The majority of the food outlets are family-friendly and provide high chairs and children’s menus. The Gathering offer one free children’s meal for each full paying adult.
VisitScotland Information Centre
At the VisitScotland Information Centre there is a wide range of information about events, travel, accommodation and places of interest in Edinburgh and Scotland.
There is a wide range of shops at Edinburgh Airport. You can experience a last minute spa treatment (AeroSpa), do a spot of shopping (Kurt Geiger, Boss, Accessorize) or find those holiday essentials (Boots, WH Smith). There is also a World Duty Free.
There is also a Shop & Collect service which allows you to buy before you fly and then pick up your purchases at a convenient collection point on your return. For the full range of shops see here.
Food & drink
There is a selection of cafes and restaurants available, with places such as Costa and Eat offering on-the-go snacks as well as restaurants such as Thermidors Seafood Bar offering finer dining experiences such as champagne and oysters. For the full range of restaurants see here.
There is a good selection of lounges where you can catch up on business or simply relax and unwind.
Located in the departure lounge, by gates 1-5, The Aspire Lounge allows you to escape the crowds and relax. You have access to free and unlimited WiFi, drinks and food, newspapers and magazines and there are also private booths with their own Smart TVs - great for families. Book into the Aspire Lounge for £18.99 per person.
Located in the departure lounge, this is an award-winning airport lounge. Here you can enjoy complimentary cold food from a buffet, or a freshly prepared hot dish straight from the kitchen. There is free and unlimited WiFi, TVs and a complimentary bar. Book into the No. 1 Traveller for £22.50 per person.
British Airways Lounge
Follow the signs for gates 1-5 in the departure lounge to the British Airways lounge. For eligibility and opening times contact the relevant airline.
Edinburgh Airport offers users two free hours of internet access per day and per device. In addition, there are internet desks with broadband-connected PCs in all areas of the terminal, both before and after security.
How to connect
Turn on your wireless-enabled device and when prompted choose the Edinburgh Airport WiFi network. When you launch your web browser you’ll be directed to the login page where you can set up an account or login if you already have one.
Edinburgh Airport provides special assistance to people with reduced mobility. Please see here for their full details and information.
Edinburgh Airport is located 8 miles west of Edinburgh city centre and is easily accessible by car. The entrance is reached from the A8 Glasgow road and is close to the M8 and M9 motorways.
The postcode to use for satellite navigation systems is EH12 9DN.