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Cheapest car hire at Edinburgh Airport

Economy

Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 24.18 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 169.26 EUR from April 20

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Caddy Combo Van

2 Adults, 4 Doors

From 24.13 EUR/day
Volkswagen Caddy Combo Van

7 Days rental at 168.95 EUR from April 20

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 23.92 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 167.48 EUR from April 20

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Standard

Ford Transit Cargo Van

3 Adults, 4 Doors

From 29.44 EUR/day
Ford Transit Cargo Van

7 Days rental at 206.10 EUR from April 20

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Intermediate

Ford Transit SWB Van

3 Adults, 4 Doors

From 25.19 EUR/day
Ford Transit SWB Van

7 Days rental at 176.37 EUR from April 20

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 26.37 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 184.64 EUR from April 20

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Fullsize

Ford Luton Box Tail Lift 3.5T

3 Adults, 3 Doors

From 46.92 EUR/day
Ford Luton Box Tail Lift 3.5T

7 Days rental at 328.45 EUR from April 20

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Premium

BMW 5 Series

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 65.58 EUR/day
BMW 5 Series

7 Days rental at 459.06 EUR from April 20

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Intermediate Elite

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.94 EUR/day
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

7 Days rental at 321.58 EUR from April 20

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

*daily rates in Edinburgh Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

Useful to know about Edinburgh Airport

  • The Edinburgh Airport terminal was designed by an architect named Robert Matthew in 1977.
  • Edinburgh Airport is the sixth busiest airport in the United Kingdom in terms of passenger numbers.
  • Edinburgh Airport expects to triple its passenger numbers by 2030 with a terminal expansion.
  • The international consortium ADI Limited owns Edinburgh Airport.
  • Edinburgh Airport is actually located in the suburb of Turnhouse in the west of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Airport car hire reviews

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Best car rental companies in Edinburgh Airport

5.2
No.1: GREEN MOTION,
based on 18408 reviews
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32 min (average wait time)
5.2
No.2: GREEN MOTION,
based on 18408 reviews
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46
37
57
32 min (average wait time)
7.3
No.3: HERTZ,
based on 13746 reviews
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17 min (average wait time)

Nearest car hire pickup locations at or near Edinburgh Airport

DOLLAR

224 East Main Street, Broxburn, , Edingburgh

ALAMO

42 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, Eh12 5la

ALAMO

Waverley Station Platform 2 Unit 6, The North Mall, Waverley, Returns - New Street Car Park, Edinburgh, Eh1 1bb

EUROPCAR

1 Seafield Street, Edinburgh, Eh6 7lg

EUROPCAR

124 Glasgow Road, Whins Of Milton, Stirling, Fk7 0lj

EUROPCAR

311 Glasgow Road Burnbank, Burnbank, Hamilton, Ml3 0ra

Recent customer reviews (average rating 6.8/10)

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Edinburgh Airport car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Enterprise Corporate
  • € 167.44
    Average Price:
    Per Week
  • € 167.4
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 62
    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
  • 16
    Most Popular Model:
    Opel Corsa
  • 243
    Total Cars Available
     

Car hire locations near Edinburgh Airport, Scotland

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Laws and rules of the road when driving in Scotland

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    GBP  1.28/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

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    50mg

    Drink Drive Limit

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    YES

    Tolls

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    21

    Min Rental Age

    17

    Min Driving Age

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    Front and Rear

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    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras

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    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Average prices per day for car hire at Edinburgh Airport

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.

FAQs about car hire at Edinburgh Airport

How much does car hire in Edinburgh Airport cost?

Car hire in Edinburgh Airport costs as little as €23.9 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €37.2 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €216.8 per day from GREEN MOTION for a Ford Ranger Double Cab.

Who is the best car rental agent in Edinburgh Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Enterprise Corporate has the highest customer rating for car hire in Edinburgh Airport with a score of 8.8/10

with Alamo EHI rated second best with a score of 8.6/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Edinburgh Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Edinburgh Airport is €184.64 per week from GREEN MOTION.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Edinburgh Airport?

The cheapest car hire company in Edinburgh Airport is GREEN MOTION, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Fiat 500 available from as little as €167.44 per week.

How much is fuel in Edinburgh Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.46/ltr of petrol and €1.52/ltr of diesel in Edinburgh Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Edinburgh Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Edinburgh Airport with leading car hire companies such as ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, DOLLAR, EASIRENT, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, FIREFLY, GREEN MOTION, HERTZ, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, NATIONAL, SIXT as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Edinburgh Airport?

We can arrange , Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Luxury Elite, Mini, Premium, Premium Elite, Standard, Standard Elite rental cars in Edinburgh Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Edinburgh Airport?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Edinburgh Airport, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Edinburgh Airport is €445.66 from SIXT.

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Edinburgh Airport?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Edinburgh Airport at the moment, however GREEN MOTION rates start from just €167.44 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €167.44 from GREEN MOTION in Edinburgh - Airport or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Edinburgh Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Edinburgh Airport is €167.4 per week with and average price of €260.5 per week across all car hire companies.

Information about car hire agents at Edinburgh Airport

Most popular car hire companies at Edinburgh Airport:

  • EUROPCAR (tel: 4403713843406)
  • DOLLAR (tel: 44 131 3353900)
  • BUDGET (tel: 03445444605)
  • KEDDY BY EUROPCAR (tel: 4403713843406)
  • AVIS (tel: (44) 03445446004)
  • SIXT (tel: +44-8444993399)
  • ENTERPRISE (tel: 0131-3330400)
  • EASIRENT (tel: 0044 (0)131 202 1710)
  • FIREFLY (tel: 00448433093025 )
  • HERTZ (tel: 8433093025)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies at Edinburgh Airport:

  • EUROPCAR (CAR RENTAL CENTRE EDINBURGH APT 176 JUBILEE ROAD, EDINBURGH, EH12 9FT)
  • DOLLAR (RECEPTION BUILDING, 175 JUBILEE ROAD, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, EH12 9FS)
  • BUDGET (Edinburgh Airport, 175 JUBILEE ROAD CCRC, Edinburgh, EH12 9DN)
  • KEDDY BY EUROPCAR (CAR RENTAL CENTRE EDINBURGH APT 176 JUBILEE ROAD, 176 JUBILEE ROAD, EDINBURGH, EH12 9FT)
  • AVIS (Car Rental Centre, Edinburgh, EH12 9DN)
  • SIXT (Car Rental Centre, Edinburgh, EH12 9FS)

Car hire company reviews at Edinburgh Airport:

  • Enterprise: Rated 8.8/10 from 43 reviews
  • Alamo EHI: Rated 8.6/10 from 91 reviews
  • National: Rated 8.1/10 from 69 reviews
  • BUDGET EMEA: Rated 7.8/10 from 159 reviews
  • SIXT: Rated 7.8/10 from 118 reviews
  • EUROPCAR: Rated 7.6/10 from 248 reviews

Edinburgh Airport Mini Guide

Edinburgh Airport is situated approximately 12km west of the city centre and serves the Edinburgh area and the whole of Scotland.  The main terminal building has two floors and all domestic and international airlines operate from this terminal.  Arrivals are situated on the ground floor and departure gates are on the first floor. The airport is close to the M8 and M9 motorways and the entrance to the airport is reached from the A8 Glasgow Road.  For satellite navigation users the postcode is EH12 9DN.

Edinburgh Airport

The main rail stations of Edinburgh, Waverley and Haymarket, are situated in the city centre.  Transport between the airport and the rail stations is provided by taxis or by Airlink 100.  Edinburgh Shuttle buses can pick up or drop off at the stations.  The journey time is normally approximately 30 minutes.  A night bus, the N22, also operates between Waverley station and the airport.  Buses to Edinburgh and other local destinations stop outside the main entrance on the terminal forecourt.  Seven seater executive minibuses provide a shuttle service to the airport.  These minibuses pick up or drop off at any point within the city zone.  The service is frequent and runs approximately every 15 minutes.

Edinburgh Waverley station

National Express and Scottish Citylink operate services to and from Edinburgh’s main bus station in Elder Street.  Some services also call at Waverley Bridge to connect with the Airlink100 airport service.  In addition to this, some long-distance buses and coaches call at Ferrytoll Park and Ride.  The airport has a choice of short stay car parks which are a short walk from check-in and arrivals or long stay car parks from which a courtesy bus operates to the terminal, valet parking is also available. Cheap car hire and taxis are readily available at the airport.

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Edinburgh is the beautiful capital city of Scotland and a great place to visit at any time of the year.  There are excellent sightseeing opportunities including Edinburgh Castle, the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Royal Botanical Garden. The beautiful and scenic Highlands of Scotland are also well worth a visit.  Numerous hotels are to be found near the airport, however Edinburgh itself has a vast array of hotels ranging from luxury retreats to budget stop overs.

Edinburgh Royal Botanical Garden

Customer questions about Edinburgh Airport car hire

Hi, I'm looking at hiring the Nissan x trail or similar can you tell me if that's a 7 seater? 

The Nissan X-Trail is a 5 seater. We have a Peugeot 5008 or similar available which is a 7 seater.

Hi I have a quote for a one way rental from Edinburgh to Glasgow with easirest, can you beat the price they have quoted me?

Hi, we will always match or beat our competitors, can you please let me know the dates you require the vehicle and I'll take a look now, i'm confident we can beat it.

Hi, if we rent a car with the credit card of the first driver and we have a second additional driver, can the second driver return the car without the first driver present?

Yes, that is fine as long as the main driver and additional driver are both present when collecting the car.

Hi Fiona, I am looking at the Toyota Yaris Automatic but note there is a 3 pound for an extra driver. Is there a limit to the number of days that is charged? We are looking at 39 days and I note some rentals are max 10 days

Hello, additional driver fees are per day, however there is often a maximum fee, in this case that is 11 days, so 3x10 = £30 fee for the additional driver, however of course they can drive the car for the full 39 days.

Customer questions about Edinburgh Airport car hire

Hi, I'm looking at hiring the Nissan x trail or similar can you tell me if that's a 7 seater? 

The Nissan X-Trail is a 5 seater. We have a Peugeot 5008 or similar available which is a 7 seater.

Hi I have a quote for a one way rental from Edinburgh to Glasgow with easirest, can you beat the price they have quoted me?

Hi, we will always match or beat our competitors, can you please let me know the dates you require the vehicle and I'll take a look now, i'm confident we can beat it.

Hi, if we rent a car with the credit card of the first driver and we have a second additional driver, can the second driver return the car without the first driver present?

Yes, that is fine as long as the main driver and additional driver are both present when collecting the car.

Hi Fiona, I am looking at the Toyota Yaris Automatic but note there is a 3 pound for an extra driver. Is there a limit to the number of days that is charged? We are looking at 39 days and I note some rentals are max 10 days

Hello, additional driver fees are per day, however there is often a maximum fee, in this case that is 11 days, so 3x10 = £30 fee for the additional driver, however of course they can drive the car for the full 39 days.

Latest Update from Edinburgh Airport:

14/05/12- It has recently been announced that BAA has sold Edinburgh Airport to Global Infrastructure Partners, current owners of Gatwick Airport, for over £800m. There is some doubt now over whether the remainder of the £250m investment BAA were to make in the airport infrastructure will go ahead and this has been coupled with the news that Ryanair are ending several of their routes to the airport from the autumn.

16/05/13 - As part of Edinburgh Airport's expansion plans, three new routes are being introduced this summer. New flights to Toronto Pearson, Antalya and Alicante expand the range of destinations for Scottish travellers.

Driving in Edinburgh Airport - Need to know

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    Road Driving Side

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    25-48kph

    Urban speed Limit

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    95kph

    Rural Speed Limit

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    110kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

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    GBP  /Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

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    50mg

    Drink Drive Limit

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    GBP £

    Currency

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    21

    Min Rental Age

    17

    Min Driving Age

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    YES

    Tolls

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is the busiest airport in Scotland and deals with just under nine and a half million passengers a year. Edinburgh Airport car rentals make travel to and from the airport very convenient as it is located by the M8 motorway. With a car you can also make the short six kilometre journey to Edinburgh city centre with ease.

Edinburgh Airport has a large catchment area and it serves the areas of Fife and Lothian as well as the Scottish capital. There are many airlines operating there including low cost carrier Jet2 which offers a number of cheap European destinations.

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