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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.

The charged drop-off zone is located on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park. Follow the signs for charged drop-off and you won't go wrong.

Where is the drop-off zone?

Ground floor of the Multi-storey

0-10 mins

£4.00

10-15 mins

£8.00

15 mins - 30 mins

£15.00

30 mins - 1 hour

£30.00

Thereafter

£15.00 per hour

Entry/Exit

Barrier controlled

Payment method

Coin*, card, contactless and mobile payments.

*There is a change machine in our drop-off area for those with notes.

Max stay?

2 hours. No unattended cars

Blue badge holders

FREE for 1 hour

Electric vehicles

50% Discount for the initial 0-10 minute period then prices as displayed

*Resident Discount

50% Discount

Vehicles allowed

Cars, motorbikes, minibus*

Height restrictions

Max height 2.2 m (7.2 ft)

Other restrictions

No taxi or private hire pick-ups

*Resident discount: Individuals who live within the following postcode districts (EH4 6, EH4 8, EH12 0, EH12 9, EH28 1, EH29 1 or EH52 5) contact [email protected] to apply for the scheme.

Terms and conditions apply. Proof of address required.

The dedicated pick-up zone is also located on the ground floor of the multi-storey outside the terminal building.

So we can all flysafe we're asking you to stay in your car whilst you're collecting passengers. This helps us to support social distancing in the terminal for those who are travelling.

Where is the pick-up zone?

Ground floor of the Multi-storey

First 10 minutes

£4.00

10 - 15 min

£5.00

15 - 30 min

£9.00

30 min - 1 hour

£12.00

1-3 hours

£18.00

Thereafter

Charged at Terminal parking rates

Entry/Exit

Barrier controlled

Payment method

Coin*, card, contactless and mobile payments.

*There is a change machine in our drop-off area for those with notes.

Max stay?

2 hours

Blue badge holders

FREE for 1 hour

Vehicles allowed

Cars, motorbikes, minibus

Height restrictions

Max height 2.2 m (7.2 ft)

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.

Where is the free pick-up & drop-off zone?

Long Stay car park

0-30 mins

FREE

30 mins - 1 hour

£12.00

Entry/Exit

Barrier controlled - take a ticket

Payment method

Cash and card

Max stay?

No - charges will apply after 30 minutes

Blue badge holders

Yes

Vehicles allowed

Cars, motorbikes, minibus

Height restrictions

No

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

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.

For further details including prices and booking options, 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.