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Taxis and private hire vehicles are located on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park opposite the main terminal building. By offering both saloon car or a hackney taxi type vehicles we ensure that passengers have a choice of vehicle to suit their journey requirements.

To travel in a Private Hire vehicle you must pre book your vehicle. This can be done quickly at the Edinburgh City Private Hire office on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park. There is no need to book a Public Hire taxi.

Official Airport private hire vehicles

Our approved and licensed private hire service is managed by Edinburgh City Private Hire and travel with them must be booked beforehand. They have an office by the pick-up area in the multi storey car park where you can book a taxi. Groups of up to 8 people can be accommodated.

To pre book a Private Hire vehicle please phone 0844 448 8576 or use our online booking form.

Official Airport taxis

City Cabs provide "Black Cabs" which do not need to be pre-booked and can seat 5-6 people with modest amounts of luggage.

To book a black cab please phone 0131 656 0830 or Book online with City Cabs

Passengers arranging pre-booked taxis from other areas will find the Pick-Up Zone is located on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park, directly opposite the Terminal.

A journey to the city centre typically takes about 25 minutes. All taxis are wheelchair accessible.

Taxis travelling to the airport can either drop passengers off in the chargeable or free drop off areas. The chargeable drop off provides a convenient and quick covered link to the Terminal whilst the free drop-off is located at the Long Stay car park and requires a 5 minute free bus journey to the terminal. There are regular bus services between the free drop off and Terminal.