Car Hire at Edinburgh Airport

Car hire at Edinburgh couldn’t be easier; with a dedicated Car Rental Centre just outside the terminal, picking up your car from one of the providers should be a breeze! Simply follow the covered walkway from International and Domestic arrivals and start your onward journey.

Why hire a car?

Quite simply, the flexibility it offers you! No need to wait around and rely on public transport or pay over the odds for a week of taxis; simply jump in your rental car and off you go.

You’ll have the freedom to explore your surroundings at will, knowing that you’re driving a trusty vehicle from one of the top car hire providers in the business.

Europcar at Edinburgh

www.europcar.co.uk

Tel: + 44 (0) 371 384 3406

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Sixt at Edinburgh

www.sixt.co.uk

Tel: +44 (0) 844 499 3399

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Hertz at Edinburgh

www.hertz.co.uk

Tel: + 44 (0) 843 309 3025

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Avis at Edinburgh

www.avis.co.uk

Tel: + 44 (0) 344 544 6004

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Budget at Edinburgh

www.budget.co.uk

Tel: + 44 (0) 344 544 4605

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Enterprise at Enterprise

www.enterprise.com

Tel: + 44 (0) 131 333 0400

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Car Hire Centre

Not sure where to start looking for your hire car?

Using the form on the left, fill in the details of your trip, and Car Hire Centre will help you find a good deal. With data provided by RentalCars, there will be a car and a price to suit your needs!

Map of Edinburgh Car Hire Locations

You’ll find the car rental desks in the Car Rental Centre, located a short walk from international arrivals via a covered walkway.

Important information you need before you rent a car

You'll need your drivers licence, ID and a credit card when you purchase car hire at Edinburgh Airport

Airport Surcharge will usually be part of the cost  when you hire a car

If you're under 25, you'll be charged a Young Drivers Surcharge when purchasing car hire at Edinburgh Airport

And of course, a few handy tips!

  • Book early: The more in advance you book, the better deal you’ll get! Use the Car Hire Centre widget above to run your quote now.
  • Check, Check, Check!: Once you receive your vehicle, check it for any damage. Be sure to take pictures and ensure the rental staff note down the pre-existing damge (if it isn’t already) to avoid being charged for it when you return the car.
  • Know your vehicle: Be sure to familiarise yourself with the car before you leave the lot, especially if you’ll be driving on the opposite side of the car than your used to!
  • Opt for a Sat-Nav: Especially if you don’t know the area and don’t want to use all the data on your phone

Edinburgh Airport Car Hire Providers

For your convenience, all of the providers will have child seats and sat navs available to hire, as well as providing hand controls for disabled passengers. On top of this, they all also have a handy app so you can keep on top of your booking at all times.

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Europcar at Edinburgh

7:00am-12:00am
7 days a week

Bookings available outside these times for an additional cost

On Airport

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“The people working for Europcar at the agency in Edinburgh Airport were really great, friendly, and everything was dealt with very quickly. The car was clean and almost new. ”
Google review left by Cindy

 

Minimum Age

22; Drivers aged 22-25yrs old will be subject to the YDS which starts around £35 per day. Some car classes will have higher minimum age requirements

Additional Driver

Depending on the vehicle type, you can add an additional driver from £13 per rental day.

Disabled Drivers

Lynx Hand Controls can be fitted to the vehicle should you require them. Please contact the team on 0371 384 3406 to arrange

7:00am-12:00am
7 days a week

On Airport

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Use the handy app to book, track and add extras to your rental and enjoy 24hr return slots to suit your trip

 

Minimum Age

21; The YDS fee of £36 per day will be applicable to drivers under the age of 25

Additional Driver

£12 per day for an additional driver

Disabled Drivers

Hand Controls can be fitted to the vehicle if 48hrs notice is given. Please call 0844 499 33 99 to arrange

Hertz at Edinburgh

6:30am-12:00am Mon-Fri
7am-12am Sat & Sun

On Airport

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“I have always found the staff here to be friendly, competent and the service excellent.”
Google review left by Alan
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Minimum Age

23 and any driver under the age of 25 will be subject to the Young Drivers Surcharge of £33.60 per day.

Additional Driver

You can add an additional driver for £13 a day.

Disabled Drivers

Hertz can provide left or right handed controls on request as well as left accelerators and wheelchair accessible vehicles. Please call the team on 0870 840 0084 to arrange, giving at least 48hrs notice.*

*They also Offer Adapted Vehicle Hire which offers an optional collection and delivery service. Call the team on 01895 439111 quoting “Hertz15” to discuss your requirements. Prices start at £45

Avis at Edinburgh

7:00am-11:30pm 7 days a week

On Airport

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Using their super easy to use website and app, book your car hire with the UKs leading Car Hire providers, Avis.

 

Minimum Age

23; Drivers aged under 25 will be charged an additional Young Drivers Surcharge of £37.70 per day

Additional Driver

Add an additional driver from £12.99 per rental day, depending on vehicle type

Disabled Drivers

Avis can provide you with an adapted car, given they have 48hrs notice. Please call their reservations team on 0808 284 0014 to book

Budget at Edinburgh

7:300am-11:30pm 7days a week

On Airport

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Whether you need a van, a nippy runaround or a prestige car, Budget Rent a Car will have something to suit your needs.

 

Minimum Age

23; Young Drivers Surcharge of £32.50 is applicable to those under 25

Additional Driver

Add an additional driver from £8.99 per day, depending on vehicle type

Disabled Drivers

Hand controls can be fitted to the car. Call the team on 0344 544 4605 to arrange.

Enterprise Car Hire at Edinburgh

6:00am-12:00am,
7 days a week

On Airport

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“Perfectly satisfied with the deal. Every thing was as advertised and promised on the on-line booking form, as usual with Enterprise.
Thank you.” Google review left by Ergin

 

Minimum Age

25; drivers under 25 will not be able to hire a car with Enterprise.

Additional Driver

Add an additional driver for £10 per day

Disabled Drivers

Hand controls can be fitted to the car, free of charge. You can also nominate a surrogate driver if you cannot drive and take advantage of Specially Adapted Vehicle hire. Simply call 0800 633 5665 to discuss your requirements.

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