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extended bag drop times and free 1hr parking the night before for car park customers

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Driving to the airport might be the best option for you and Edinburgh Airport is just 5 minutes from the M9, one of Scotland's main motorways, making it accessible from all areas of the country. We're also about 20 minutes from Edinburgh city centre so you can be enjoying the delights of our capital city not long after you land.

With plenty parking options and fantastic rental services, you can get your journey into gear with ease.

Finding us

Need help getting here? Our postcode is EH12 9DN for any Sat Nav users.

Dropping-off or picking-up?

If you're swinging by to drop-off or pick-up your nearest or dearest, our designated areas are ideally located just outside the terminal building, on the ground floor of the multi-storey.

Charged Pickup & DropoffPrice
Up to 10 minutes£5
10 minutes and above£1 per minute
Entry/exitBarrier controlled
Payment methodsCash and card
Vehicles allowedCars, motorbikes and minibus

Local residents can apply for a 50 per cent discount at Paid Dropoff & Pickup. This is for residents living within the following postcode districts - EH4 6; EH4 8; EH12 0; EH12 9; EH28; EH 29 or EH52 5.

You can apply for the local resident discount using the link below.

Apply for local resident discount

Vehicles carrying passengers with blue badges have free access to any of the airport's car parks for one hour. Drivers should take their ticket, and the blue badge, to the Customer Services office for validation to exit. The Customer Service office is located on the ground floor of the Multi-storey car park.

Full details can be found on the drop-off/pick up section of our website, which you can access by clicking here.

FREE drop-off and pick-up

We also have a free drop-off and pick-up area which is over at our long stay car park. Customers can park in the long stay for 30 minutes free of charge.

Please note: There are no shuttle buses running between the terminal and the long stay car park. A temporary walking route has been established at the north end of the car park. Allow for a 6-8 min walk to terminal, so please keep this in mind when deciding which area to use.

Full details can also be found on the drop-off and pick-up page of our website which you can access by clicking here.

0 - 30 minutesFREE
30 minutes - 1 hour£8
1 - 3 hours£18
3 - 24 hours£55
2 days£90
3 days£120
4 days£140
5 days£170
6 days£190
7 days£220
8 days£240
9 days£260
Thereafter (per day or part thereof)£25

What are the parking options?

There are several different parking options if you are planning on leaving your vehicle at Edinburgh Airport.

These include terminal parking, mid-stay, long-stay, multi-storey and drive up and park.

The same booking options and prices apply to passengers with motorbikes.

For further details including prices, visit the parking section on the Edinburgh Airport website by clicking here.

Looking to hire a car at the airport?

Our car hire centre can be found easily, with a range of different options available.

It is located just a short walk from the terminal building. The covered walkway next to the multi-storey will lead you right there.

For further details, and a list of our car hire partners, click here.

7 mins
security hall time