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Tram services

Trams are one of the easiest ways to get to and from the airport with fast and frequent services to Edinburgh city centre and onwards to Newhaven.

Trams depart every 7 minutes, between 7am and 7pm, and every 10 minutes early in the morning and later in the evening. The first tram of the day departs the airport at 06:26, and the last tram departs at 22:48.

Live Tram Times
  • Next tram to Edinburgh:
    11:13 to Newhaven
    7 mins
  • Then:
    11:21 to Newhaven
    15 mins

Tram times provided by City of Edinburgh Council -

Finding the tram stop

Our airport tram stop is right outside the main terminal next to the plaza and Edinburgh sign.

Where does the tram go?

Services are scheduled to run between the airport and Newhaven.

An end-to-end journey between the airport and Newhaven takes 54-minutes, while journeys between the airport and the city centre take 30-minutes.

Tram stops can be found in the following locations:

  • Edinburgh Airport

  • Ingliston Park & Ride

  • Gogarburn

  • Edinburgh Gateway

  • Gyle Centre

  • Edinburgh Park Central

  • Edinburgh Park Station

  • Bankhead

  • Saughton

  • Balgreen

  • Murrayfield Stadium

  • Haymarket

  • West End - Princes Street

  • Princes Street

  • St Andrew Square

  • Picardy Place

  • McDonald Road

  • Balfour Street

  • Foot of the Walk

  • The Shore

  • Port of Leith

  • Ocean Terminal

  • Newhaven


Pre-purchase tram tickets and find the latest ticket options at

  • Airport return tickets are completely open-ended, so whether you need to use it next week or next year – it’s valid!

  • Airport multi-day tickets are valid for an airport return trip and unlimited tram travel within the city zone for 3, 4 or 5 consecutive days.

  • Tickets are available for adults, children, and families.

  • Remember to buy tickets before boarding the tram. You can also buy them from ticket vending machines at any tram stop – including at the airport.

Connections with rail stations & bus services

Easily connect with trains at the Edinburgh Gateway, Edinburgh Park Station and Haymarket stops. Edinburgh’s main railway station, Waverley, and Edinburgh Bus Station are also just a short walk from the St Andrew Square stop.

6 mins
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