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Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

Looking for an alternative to the traditional Edinburgh Airport shuttle or taxi? Whether you’re going from Edinburgh Airport to city center or from the city to EDI, get where you’re going with the Uber app you already know. Request a ride to and from EDI at the tap of a button.

Edinburgh, EH12 9DN
+44 844-448-8833

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Pickup at Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

Open your app to request a ride

When you’re ready, open the Uber app to request a ride to your destination. Choose the EDI airport transportation option that suits your group size and luggage needs.

Follow directions in the app

You’ll get directions about Edinburgh Airport pickup points directly in the app. Pickup locations may vary by terminal. Rideshare pickup signs might also be available at Edinburgh Airport.

Meet your driver

Go to your assigned EDI pickup location as specified by the app. Please note: this location may not always be at your nearest exit. Your driver’s name, license plate, and car color will show in the app. Verify your ride before you get in. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

Top questions from riders

  • Uber is available at Edinburgh Airport, so you can enjoy a convenient and comfortable trip to wherever you need to go.

  • Pickup locations can vary, so be sure to check the app after requesting a ride to ensure that you’re in the right place.

  • Uber rates to and from Edinburgh Airport may be affected by time, traffic, and other factors. Check the Uber price estimator on the Uber app for approximate trip prices.

  • When you go to request a ride, the app will provide an estimate of how long it will take for your driver to arrive at the pickup location.

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Edinburgh Airport visitor information

Edinburgh Airport is Scotland’s busiest airport and the 6th-busiest airport in the whole of the UK, serving around 14 million passengers a year. It is home to 37 airlines that fly to 157 destinations both domestically and internationally. EDI Airport is located 13 kilometers (8 miles) to the west of Edinburgh city center, an Uber trip of about 30 minutes. It is conveniently located for people visiting the Scottish Borders or traveling farther north to Dunfermline, St. Andrews, or Dundee.

Edinburgh Airport terminal

EDI has one terminal made up of an Arrivals area, a public hall, and a Departures lounge. There is a large selection of airlines operating from Edinburgh’s international airport and flying to a huge selection of domestic, European, and international destinations.

Edinburgh Airport restaurants

Edinburgh Airport may be on the smaller side, but it can definitely hold its own when it comes to food and drink. Whether you want to sit down and unwind over a meal and enjoy being waited on, or you’re just looking for a quick bite before you jump on your flight, all tastes and budgets are catered for. There are a wide variety of restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, and takeaways before and after security, offering both international cuisine and food with a local twist. If you fancy relaxing with a drink, EDI offers a child-friendly pub and a sophisticated champagne bar for those who aren’t traveling with little ones.

Things to do at EDI

Edinburgh Airport duty-free offers shoppers the opportunity to purchase items from famous brands, including perfume, cosmetics, fashion accessories, gifts, and souvenirs. There are also plenty of other stores to enjoy while you wait for your flight, selling clothes, books, confectionary, newspapers and magazines, last-minute holiday essentials, and products that Scotland is famous for, such as wool and whisky. The Airport Lounge is the perfect place to rest or work while you wait for your flight. For families traveling with small children, the airport offers dedicated kid-friendly zones beside Gate 10 and Gate 11.

Edinburgh Airport hotels

Several hotels are located inside or within walking distance of Edinburgh Airport, offering passengers a quick and convenient place to stay. For travelers looking for a cheaper option, there are more hotels and B&Bs located in the nearby areas of Corstorphine and Clermiston. Hotels close to airports usually offer a shuttle service, but make sure you check at the time of booking. There are many more accommodation options in the city of Edinburgh itself, only a short Uber trip away from the airport.

Points of interest near Edinburgh Airport

The capital city of Scotland, Edinburgh features a mix of medieval and Georgian architecture, set within Scottish landscapes to the south and Firth of Forth to the north. From historical sights to world-famous cultural attractions and entertainment venues, there are many things to see and do here, including:

  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Calton Hill monuments
  • Scotland’s national art gallery
  • Scotland’s national museum
  • The Forth Bridges, Queensferry

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