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Edinburgh airport car hire

Airport Code: EDI

Fly into Scotland's capital city through Edinburgh Airport, located at Turnhouse.  This is the busiest airport in Scotland, handling over nine million passengers, and the seventh busiest airport in the UK.  It is located about 9.3 km west of the city centre and is easily accessible by the major motor making car hire Edinburgh Airport a great option for transport.

Considered one of the most picturesque cities in Europe, Edinburgh owes its rugged, dream-like setting to a vast collection of Medieval and Georgian architecture.  Set out for the sights and scenery of the city right away by Edinburgh Airport car hire.

For car rental in Edinburgh Airport find counters for main car rental companies in the Domestic Arrivals Hall.

Car rental companies in Edinburgh Airport include:

  • National
  • Alamo
  • Avis
  • Hertz
  • Europca

Book your Edinburgh car rental vehicle in advance and get the best discounts on 7 seater, 9 seater, luxury car or any other type or rental car to make your stay in Edinburgh easier and more comfortable. User our search engine on the right to find the cheapest car rental deals for collection in Edinburgh Airport.

Additional Airport Information

Airport Name: Edinburgh, UK

Airport Code: EDI

Telephone: 0844 481 8989

Distance: Edinburgh city || 8 Miles / 12 km / 18 minutes by rental car from Downtown Edinburgh

Address: Edinburgh EH12 9DN, UK

Timezone: GMT+1

Population: 1,164,611



Take in the local culture at this increasingly fashionable area.  There are a number of pubs, clubs, and restaurants for you to try out some local beer or just sit and enjoy the local accent and maybe pick up some new slang.

Edinburgh Zoo

Just a short drive by Edinburgh, Scotland car hire in on Corstorphine Hill you will enjoy the best views of the city on your way to Edinburgh Zoo.  This non-profit zoological park is involved in many scientific pursuits, such as captive breeding of endangered animals, and various conservation programs around the world.  It also happens to be the only zoo in Britain to house polar bears, koalas, and penguins!

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle

Royally seated atom the volcanic, moss covered Castle Rock, Edinburgh Castle dominates the sky-line of the city of Edinburgh.  If you don't stop in for a visit you may be one of the only ones, as this is Edinburgh's most popular and frequented attraction. 

Wandering what everyone is coming for?  Perhaps the Royal Palace, the Scottish National War Memorial and Museum, the plug of an extinct volcano, the oldest building in Edinburgh - St. Margaret's Chapel, Mons Meg, and much more!

Day Trips

Princes Street

Princes Street

Visit the main shopping area in the city's centre, where you find every kind of shop from souvenir stores to institutions like Jenners.  For some more serious purchases make your way to St. James Centry, at the eastern end of Princess Street and George Street. 

Here you will find brands such as Louis Vuitton, Emporio Armani, Mulberry, and Calvin Klein.  Cruise the high fashion and care for your purchases in a car hire Edinburgh, Scotland.

Art Galleries

Its worth it to spend a day touring all the art galleries around town, as Edinburgh is home to Scotland's five National Galleries.  These include the National Gallery of Scotland, located on the Mound, and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

Don't forget the other galleries, such as the Fruitmarket Gallery which offers world class exhibitions of contemporary art as well as featuring both emerging and established international reputations.

The Museum of Scotland

An entire museum dedicated to the people, history, and culture of Scotland.  Located on the intersection of Chambers Street and George IV Bridge in Central Edinburgh, it is a great plan for you day in a cheap car rental Edinburgh, Scotland.

Initially conceived as an extension to the adjacent Victorian museum it eventually came to be known as its own museum, although the two are linked internally.


The Balmoral Hotel

1 Princes Street

Edinburgh EH2 2EQ


Tel: +44 131 556 2414

Fax: +44 131 557 3747

The Glasshouse

2 Greenside Place


Tel: +44 131 525 8200

Airlines Providing Airport Services to Edinburgh, UK

  • Aer Arann
  • Aer Lingus
  • Air Europa
  • Air France
  • Air Transat
  • B&H Airlines (Air Bosna)
  • BMI
  • British Airways
  • Cimber Sterling
  • Cityflyer Express
  • Cityjet
  • Continental
  • EasyJet
  • Flybe
  • Germanwings
  • Iberworld
  • KLM
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