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aerial shot taken while landing at Edinburgh Airport

Are you planning to hire a car at Edinburgh Airport? VroomVroomVroom can help you find a rental car that will fit your budget and needs. We compare car hire deals from leading brands including Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, National, Green Motion and Sixt. Sort the list by price to find the cheapest rental car.

Edinburgh Airport or Port-adhair Dùn Eideann is located within the suburb of Turnhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland. The airport lies on the western part of the city and primarily serves Fife, Lothian and the Scottish Borders apart from the city of Edinburgh. It is currently one of United Kingdom's busiest airports based on aircraft movements and the passengers that it serves. The facility is owned by BAA Limited and caters to flights not only within the United Kingdom but also to many parts of the world.

Edinburgh Airport features include safe and secured venue, airport art gallery, bars, cafes, car parking spaces, restaurants, shops, lounges, Internet access, information point, cash machines, smoking areas, meeting rooms, and an airport loyalty card called WorldPoints.

Why rent a car in Edinburgh Airport at VroomVroomVroom?

  1. Excellent service: We never get tired of helping people find the perfect rental car for their trip. We have been doing this since 2001. Feel free to contact us anytime via email, phone call or live chat.
  2. Great rates: We provide the best car rental deals. Read our Price Promise to gather more information.
  3. Wide selection of vehicles: Aside from the many car rental options at the airport and other locations in Edinburgh, we can also help you book a campervan hire in Edinburgh.

Driving tips in Edinburgh Airport

Entrance to Edinburgh Airport can be reached from the A8 Glasgow Road, and is near to the M8 and M9 motorways. Be aware that the A8 airport junction is between the Gogar and Newbridge roundabouts. If you're approaching from Edinburgh, be sure to take the A8 from the city bypass and head towards Glasgow. If you're coming from the north or west, drive the A8 at the Newbridge roundabout and head towards Edinburgh, then just follow signs for the airport. Note also that the Terminal Car Parks are signposted from roads into the airport and just a brief walk from the terminal.

Top Attractions nearby Edinburgh Airport

When you have taken the decision to hire a car from VroomVroomVroom, you really must make the most of it. Below are just a few of the amazing things you can see and do whilst in Edinburgh, Scotland. Don't waste your car hire.

Arthur's Seat lies within Holyrood Park, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. It is the highest peak of the group of hills that towers in Edinburgh formed by an extinct volcano dating back the Carboniferous age. Arthur's Seat offers picturesque views of the city.

Beltane Fire Festival is located at Beltane Fire Society, 19 Leven Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. It is a popular pagan fire festival celebrated on the night before the May Day at Calton Hill. It is unique to Edinburgh and its highlights include happy people, colorful costumes, drummers, theatre, impressive fire tricks and puppets. Beltane Fire Festival is one of the happiest events to let go and have fun.

Camera Obscura

is situated at Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. It is a magnificent destination that features Europe's largest hologram display, 3D views and magnificent illusions and or play visual tricks.

Corstorphine Heritage Centre

can be found within The Dower House, Saint Margaret's Park, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. The centre honors and preserves its community's history and culture. Its collections include artifacts, documents, maps, house plans, photographs and newspaper archive.

Craigmillar Castle sits within Craigmillar Castle Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. It is a ruined medieval castle on the southeastern part of the city's centre. The castle and its surrounding grounds is famous for its impressive architectural style and for its connection with Mary, Queen of Scots as it was in the said castle that she nursed herself back to health after giving birth to the future James I of England. The estate's cellars, courtyard, gardens and tower house are open to visitors. Plenty of parking available for your hire car.

Cramond Island lies within Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. It is a popular getaway for both locals and tourist as it homes a number of attractions and ideal leisure spots. The island's highlights include the ruins of the 142AD Roman fort, a 15th century church tower, scenic views, pub and beer garden.

Edinburgh Castle towers on top of a volcanic Castle Rock within Castle Hill, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. Over a million people visit the site each year. The castle is famous for its long and colorful history, magnificent architectural style and scenic views of the city of Edinburgh. Popular highlights include The Honours of Scotland (the nation's crown jewels), the Great Hall, the Royal Scots Regimental Museum, the Stone of Destiny and the Royal Palace. A complimentary tour is also included in the admission price. Facilities include a book shop, gift shops, family friendly and accessible amenities, restaurant, cafe and visitor services. Edinburgh Castle is the destination no visitor should miss. You could leave your car in the local car park and enjoy this amazing and mystical place.

Livingston Designer Outlet can be found 30 minutes drive from Edinburgh Airport in Almondvale Avenue, Livingston, West Lothian EH54 6QX. Here you can save up to 60% on designer brands at over 60 big name outlets. There are plenty of places to stop for food and drink as well as a beauty salon and 8 screen cinema. Other facilities include ample parking, toilets and baby changing facilities, cash machines, baby bottle and food warming.

Mary Queen of Scots: If you belong to the huge group so-called "Mary Queen of Scots enthusiasts" then getting in and exploring Edinburgh offers a lot of chances to learn more about the late intriguing queen. Get to visit some of the finest castles that served as her home and experience how it feels living like a true Scottish Queen.

Princes Street was named after the two sons of King George III. It is a main road and popular shopping street in the City of Edinburgh. It is currently closed to private cars. There are however, bountiful parking spaces located near the area. Princes Street is ideal for people who loves shopping and relaxing with friends and family.

The Edinburgh Dungeon is located at 31 Mark Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. It is a thrilling site popular for featuring or rather taking back its visitors to the city of Edinburgh's darkest history. Amongst its highlights are the Burke & Hare: The Business of Murder, Extremis: Drop Ride to Doom, Judgment of Sinners, Labyrinth of Lost Souls, Mary King's Ghost and Torture Chamber.

Hanover Fine Arts Gallery is an independently owned and run commercial gallery that specialises in changing exhibitions featuring Scottish contemporary artists at affordable prices. Works exhibited include oils, watercolours, ceramics, wood and stone sculpture, jewellery, wooden boxes, tiles, textiles & cards.

Malleny Gardens

offers this walled garden with a delightful collection of old-fashioned roses and fine herbaceous borders, and also it houses the National Bonsai Collection for Scotland. A particularly wonderful feature of the garden is the four 400-year-old clipped yew trees, but there is also extensive woodland for a peaceful stroll surrounded by wildlife. Make sure you fill your hire car with some delicious picnic grub and take an easy time in the gardens.

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