Edinburgh Airport is the busiest airport in Scotland with over 9 million passengers every year. It is the 6th busiest in the UK. If you have car hire at Edinburgh Airport, it is an easy 9 km drive to the city via the M8 motorway. The city of Edinburgh is known for its fine heritage and classic culture as well as being the capital of Scotland.
Edinburgh Airport has one main terminal building and has incoming flights from all over Europe and the UK. For all your money services there are ATMs and a currency exchange desk. Information points and a tourist information desk are available for all your enquiries about the airport and the surrounding area. The Servisair Business Lounge can be booked for a fee or is free to business class passengers. If you need to check emails or surf the net, internet desks are available and there is Wi-Fi access for a fee. When you get hungry, there are a number of outlets to choose from including Yo Sushi, The Gathering Restaurant and Lounge and The Fringe Bar and Eating Place. You can shop at the airport too, from luxury branded goods at Jo Malone and Hugo Boss to last minute items for your journey at Boots and WHSmith. Additional extras at the airport include massage chairs and the Inside and Out Spa. Views of the runway can be seen from The Gathering and there is also an Art Gallery.
Edinburgh is something of iconic, with its imposing castle that overlooks the city. It has a Georgian grandeur mixed with the modern as well as thriving nightlife. Edinburgh is a festival city and host to such famous events as the Tattoo, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Hogmanay. Take in the spectacular Edinburgh Castle and explore the old town and its elegant and atmospheric streets. Walk the Royal Mile to Holyrood Palace and explore the Royal Botanical Gardens. Climb the Scott Monument for panoramic views all over the city and visit the legendary Greyfriars Kirkyard, famous for the legendary story of Greyfriars Bobby. Princes St is known for its shops and restaurants and is often described as the new town with a Georgian heart. Out and about with car hire from Edinburgh Airport you can see the incredible Forth bridge at South Queensferry or head to St Andrews, a university town and famous for the Gleneagles Golf Course.