Edinburgh AirportFor those flying to Edinburgh, Edinburgh Airport is located around six miles to the west of the city centre. The single terminal airport is owned and run by BAA who also own London Heathrow. Edinburgh Airport (EDI) opened in 1977 and is Scotland's busiest airport with two runways serving over 40 airlines and over 9 million passengers per year travelling on departures to over 100 destinations.
Please note that information here may have changed since this page was written in May 2010.
TravelThere is no rail link with Edinburgh airport. Currently the most popular public transport option for travel to and from the airport is bus. In particular the Lothian Buses Airlink 100 express runs right into the city centre, terminating outside Waverley rail station. Work is currently underway on a tram system to link the airport with the city centre and beyond.
Car rental and taxi hire is also available.
ParkingFor those driving to and from Edinburgh airport both short and long stay car parks are available. Short stay parking currently (May 2010) begins at £2 for the first 15 minutes, long stay £8.20 per day. Advance car park booking is available.
HotelsThe airport is within reasonable distance of Edinburgh city centre with its myriad of hotels, guest houses, etc. For stopover passengers and those who prefer to stay near the site current options for accommodation include the Hilton and the Quality.
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