Edinburgh Airport Departures Information

All flights at Edinburgh Airport depart from one terminal, and you'll want to leave ample time to arrive at the airport before your flight. Check our handy table for the relevant arrival times.

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Edinburgh Airport Check-In Times
International 3 hours prior to departure
European 2 hours prior to departure
Domestic 1.5 hours prior to departure

Drop-Off Information at Edinburgh Airport

The drop-off area is located directly outside the terminal, on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park, which starts from £4 for the first 10 minutes. If you wish to use the free drop-off area, this is located in the Long Stay car park and is free for up to half an hour, but it is a 6-8 minute walk to the terminal.

Terminal Information

Everything you need to know about facilities at the airport terminal.

Edinburgh Airport Terminal Information

Find a Taxi

Check out our list of trusted local taxis for Edinburgh Airport and get prices!

Taxis at Edinburgh Airport


Find out security restrictions and what to expect at the airport.

Security at Edinburgh Airport

Bars & Restaurants

Find out what bars and places to eat there are at the airport before you arrive.

Bars and Restaurants at Edinburgh Airport

Delayed or cancelled flight?

Find out if you are owed any compensation for your delayed or cancelled flight by using Compensair's flight compensation calculator.

Edinburgh Airport flight compensation