Edinburgh Airport is the capital airport of Scotland, UK. More than 40 airlines use the airport serving more than a 100 travel destinations. As well as domestic and European flights there are also routes to New York, Toronto and Orlando.
The airport is about 8 miles west of Edinburgh city centre, and is accessed by the A8 from the M8 and M9 motorways. There are pick up points on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park which is a short walk to the arrivals hall. Drop off points are situated directly opposite the main terminal.
There are both short and long stay car parks at the airport – short stay being close to the terminal building, and long stay just a short courtesy bus ride away (buses run every 10 minutes from the terminal). Short stay parking is at present £4.10 per hour.
Edinburgh has two main rail stations, Haymarket and Waverley, both in the centre. There is a bus – the Airlink - which links the airport and rail station, a journey which takes around 30 minutes. This runs every 10 minutes. A night bus takes the same route during the night and runs every 30 minutes.
There is a wide range of shops including a well stocked duty free shop, and places to buy gifts and clothes. There are also plenty of places to eat and drink before or after the journey.
There is a left baggage desk situated in the UK arrivals area open seven days a week from 5.15am to 22.45. Prices are: up to 24 hours - £5 and daily rate thereafter £5. Larger items e.g. bikes can be kept for 24 hours for £10 and £10 for each following day. There is a charge of £5 per item of lost property.
There are many facilities to help those with young children including baby change facilities, play areas and family friendly parking.
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