Helpful Edinburgh Airport Information
Edinburgh is a decent sized airport, which offers a wide range of facilities for all kinds of travellers.
Whether you’re a business traveller looking for meeting rooms and business facilities, or you just want a good selection of shops, restaurants and bars to pass the time before you fly, there’s plenty to keep you occupied.
You can even take in some culture at The Airport Gallery, which showcases original paintings, drawings, printing and fine craft from Scottish artists.
If you’re a lover of retail therapy, then you can indulge yourself and get kitted out in designer gear before you fly, with the likes of Hugo Boss and Kurt Geiger, or invest in some new accessories from handbags to jewellery at The Collection @ Edinburgh or Accessorize.
If it’s pampering you’re after, Edinburgh Airport has a Mac store and the Airport Beauty Lounge - AeroSpa, where you can enjoy manicures, pedicures, gel polishes and lash and eye treatments.
Edinburgh Airport also has a unique selection of Scottish shops like the Liquorice Tree or Thinking Scotland, which have an eclectic range of beautiful crafts and souvenirs that are the perfect keepsake or gift to take away with you.
For those that want something simpler, like a magazine, snacks or some essential travel items then there’s the trusty WH Smith, Boots and M&S Simply Food to satisfy your needs.
Eating & Drinking
For those looking to relax with a bite or a pint, there are plenty of places to choose from. There are delis, cafes, seafood bars, pubs and restaurants offering a wide selection of delicacies for the hungry and thirsty traveller.
With a Wetherspoon pub either side of security, you can get a pint and a fry up for a reasonable price.
Or why not treat yourself to a seafood and champagne experience at Thermidors Seafood Bar or maybe grab something off the conveyer belt at Yo Sushi.
For food on the go, delis like The Gathering Deli Café or Starbucks have a wide range to take your fancy.
Are you looking for a place to relax and get away from it all before you fly? Well, why not visit our Edinburgh airport lounges page and find out how you can have that bit of added luxury and comfort for your holiday.
With a choice of lounges to choose from, passengers can enjoy a whole range of perks, including complimentary hot and cold food, drinks, free Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines.
Whichever lounge you go for, you'll be amazed at just how much you get for your money.
Hate queuing? Edinburgh Airport offers a fast-track service. If you book this online prior to your arrival you’ll be able to make some savings.
There are also five ICE Currency Exchange branches in the airport, so you can be sure to have enough currency before you fly. They also offer a Click & Collect service for those that want to pre-order their currency.
If you want to do the customary ‘checked-in at Edinburgh Airport’ Facebook status, there’s some good news, Wi-Fi is free for up to two hours per device!
There are also Internet Access Points via PC’s available throughout the terminal building too.
Car Parking at Edinburgh Airport
Edinburgh Airport offers passengers different choices when it comes to parking their car in a secure car park. There are options available, which include on-site and off-site parking.
The on-site parking at Edinburgh Airport gives passengers the opportunity to be within walking distance of the terminal. There is also an option to choose an on-site parking that provides a transfer service that is available from every five minutes and takes 3 minutes to reach the terminal.
Also available is the meet and greet service, where a professional driver will park your car, leaving you to take your luggage to check-in and relax.
There are also a number of off-site parking at Edinburgh Airport, where the car parks provide a transfer service and 24 hours security.
To find a car park that is suitable to you and to compare the best prices available where you can save up to 60%, please visit our Edinburgh Car Parking Page.
Hotels at Edinburgh Airport
Staying at an Edinburgh Airport hotel is not just a great way to relax before your flight, it is also a great way to explore the wonderful things Edinburgh has to offer.
There are many Edinburgh Airport hotels to choose from, some of these hotels offer on-site parking that helps to reduce the cost of parking your car.
One popular Hotel to relax in before your flight is the Hilton Hotel that provides you with a welcoming atmosphere and many facilities to make you feel your holiday has already begun.
The popular Edinburgh Airport Hotel offers guest a Bar, Restaurant, Gym,Internet / Wi-Fi, and a Swimming Pool.
To see the many airport hotels available in Edinburgh and to compare the best prices available, please visit our Edinburgh Airport Hotels page.