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Edinburgh Airport in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Airport Code
Longitude:3° 21' 0" W Latitude:55° 57' 0" N
ADDRESS Edinburgh Airport,
Edinburgh EH12 9DN,
Number of Terminals: 1
Telephone: (0)870 040 0007
Fax: (0)131 344 3470
Time Zone: GMT (GMT + 1 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October)
Location: The airport is located 12km (8 miles) west of Edinburgh
DRIVING DIRECTIONS The airport is located just off the A8 from the centre of Edinburgh. The well-signed airport access road turns north off the A8 between the Gogar and Newbridge roundabouts.
CAR PARKING The short-term car park is directly in front of the terminal building. Construction of a new multi-storey car par, with 2,000 new spaces is underway; Car Park 3, on Almond Road, with 400 short-stay spaces provides additional short-stay car parking for the duration of construction. The long-term car park is close by, served by a free courtesy coach to the terminal. Discounts are available for pre-booked long-term parking (tel: (0)870 000 1000), which can also be done online via the airport’s website. Secure parking is also available from Park & Fly (tel: (800) 032 0959), Flying Scot (tel: (0131) 333 3445; website: www.flyingscotparking.co.uk) and Secure Air Parks (tel: (0131) 333 3377; website: www.secureairparks.com).
CAR HIRE Alamo, Avis, Europcar, Hertz and National, all have desks located in the Domestic Arrivals hall. Pre-booked cars from some off-airport companies can be contacted on the courtesy telephone located between Domestic Arrivals and check in.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT Road: Taxis: Taxis are available from Skycabs (tel: (0)131 333 2220; website: www.skycab-edinburgh.com), which depart from outside Domestic Arrivals. Bus: Frequent bus services run from the bus station outside Domestic Arrivals to the central Edinburgh bus terminus at Waverley Bridge, also stopping at Edinburgh Haymarket rail station For more information on train services contact National Rail (tel: (0)845 748 4950; website: www.nationalrail.co.uk). The express service (bus no.100) operates daily 24 hours. Bus no.35 operates from Ocean Terminal via the city centre to Edinburgh Airport. For more information on times and fares, or to book tickets, contact Lothian Buses (tel: (0)131 555 6363; website: www.lothianbuses.co.uk).
INFORMATION AND HELP DESKS The combined airport information and Edinburgh & Lothian Tourist Board desk is located next to International Arrivals (tel: 0870 040 0007 or (0131) 473 3800).
AIRPORT FACILITIES Money and communications: The airport has bureaux de change, ATMs and a post office. Eating and drinking: Coffee shops are available throughout the airport and there are two bars and a food village. Shopping: There are tax- and duty-free outlets. For more information on shopping at the airport, contact the Shopping Information Line (tel: (0)870 000 1000). Luggage: A left-luggage facility and a lost property desk (tel: (0)131 344 3486) are available. Other facilities: These include baby care facilities and a prayer/quiet room.
CONFERENCE AND BUSINESS FACILITIES Bmi, British Airways, Scotways and Servisair have executive lounges equipped with telephone, fax and Internet facilities. The Hilton Edinburgh Airport Hotel (tel: (0)131 519 4400) has conference facilities for up to 220 delegates.
DISABLED FACILITIES Facilities for disabled people include accessible toilets, ramps, lifts and reserved seating. There is a TDD telephone in the International Arrivals area and the airport telephone switchboard is equipped with a Minicom system (tel: (0)131 344 3100). Induction loops are fitted at various points throughout the terminal. Passengers should advise their airline of their special needs in advance. Reserved parking and wheelchair push and provision and help with baggage are available. Assistance can also be pre-booked (tel: (0)131 344 3486).
AIRPORT HOTELS The Hilton Edinburgh Airport (tel: (0)131 519 4400) is a short walk from the airport and is also connected by a free shuttle service. The Quality Hotel Airport (tel: (0)131 333 4331), Norton House Hotel (tel: (0)131 333 1275) and the Agenda Hotel (tel: (0)131 316 4466) are all very close by. Hotel reservations can be made through the British Hotel Reservation Centre (tel: (0)131 333 5119; website: www.bhrconline.com), located in the Domestic Arrivals area.