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Take the train

All aboard for an effortless journey – our integrated rail and tram links make travelling by train seamless, no matter where you’re coming from or going to.

Trams run between the airport and the main Edinburgh stations every 7 minutes. You can buy combined tickets for tram & train at the vending machines at domestic arrivals, in rail stations and online from service providers.

Stations by location

Edinburgh Gateway

Connections to Fife, Perth, Dundee, Aberdeen, Inverness and northern Scotland

Edinburgh Park

Connections to Glasgow, Falkirk, Stirling, Dunblane & central Scotland


Connections to Glasgow, Fife, Inverness, Aberdeen, North Berwick, London and southern England

Edinburgh Waverley

Connections to The Borders, North East England, London and all of Scotland.

Rail services & destinations from Edinburgh


Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness and the rest of Scotland.

TransPennine Express

Manchester Airport


London Kings Cross via the east coast main line


Birmingham, Leeds and other UK destinations


Birmingham New Street via the west coast line

Getting to & from the train

Edinburgh Gateway, Edinburgh Park, Haymarket and Edinburgh Waverley can be easily accessed using tram services which depart the airport every seven minutes between 7am and 7pm.

Tram stops are located at each of the Edinburgh Gateway, Edinburgh Park and Haymarket stations, while Waverley is just a short walk from the St Andrew Square stop.

See below for a map of the tram network.

Tram Map

Further details on tram journeys to and from Edinburgh Airport can be found in the 'by tram' section of our website.