Edinburgh Airport Parking
Situated around 20 minutes from the city centre, Edinburgh Airport is accessible by road from all directions. With more than a million passengers passing through each year, it’s a good idea to get your Edinburgh Airport parking booked ahead of travel.
Here at APH, we have been booking airport parking across the UK for over 42 years. And for 11 years in a row, we have been voted Best Airport Parking Company at the prestigious British Travel Awards.
We partner only with trusted, tried and tested airport car parks and parking services, so when booking your Edinburgh Airport parking through us, you know you are booking with the experts in airport parking, and that your vehicle will be safe and secure while you are away.
Of course, good value is as important as security, and we are more than happy to share our money-saving tips for parking at Edinburgh Airport with customers old and new.
To help you find the type of car park at Edinburgh Airport that best suits your needs and budget, here’s a quick overview of the options available.
Park Mark Safer Parking Award
While you are away on your travels you will want to have peace of mind your car is parked in a secure facility.
The Park Mark Safer Parking Award is accredited to car parks that meet certain, Police-approved standards of security, maintenance and management, such as our own APH Car Park.
The award is part of a Police Crime Prevention Initiative, which has been designed to reduce both crime and the fear of crime in car parks across the UK. Car parks that carry the award are inspected every year before the award is renewed for another 12 months.
All the parking facilities offered by APH have been accredited with the Park Mark Safer Parking Award.
Find out more about the Park Mark Safer Parking Award.
Edinburgh Airport parking reviews
We encourage all customer feedback, whether it is about car park facilities, customer service, booking or amendment processes. That way we can continue to answer the needs of our customers and offer great value and a good experience of our services and products.
Take a look at our independent customer reviews of Edinburgh Airport car parks, which could help you decide which option best suits your needs and budget.
Our reviews are collected independently by Reviews.io and are genuine, verified responses from APH customers.
Edinburgh is a single terminal airport, which makes parking easier to book than for larger, multi-terminal airports.
Our best value Edinburgh Airport parking options are located just a few minutes’ shuttle transfer from the terminal.
Check out our airport terminal guides to find out what facilities to expect once you are inside the terminal building, such as charges for baggage trolleys, how to access the free WiFi and where you can eat and drink before you fly.
Edinburgh Airport hotels & parking
Early flight departure? Travelling with young children? An overnight stay in an airport hotel before you fly is a great way to ease into a trip away – and can help to avoid unexpected morning traffic jams too.
If you book your hotel together with Edinburgh Airport parking, you can maximise on value, as our hotel and parking packages at Edinburgh Airport are usually more economical than booking hotels and parking separately.
Find out more about our Edinburgh Airport hotels & parking.
How to get cheap Edinburgh Airport parking
With over four decades of experience, here at APH, we have learned a thing or two about the airport parking business and we are more than happy to share our money-saving tips to help you secure the best possible Edinburgh Airport parking deal.
Book early to save on Edinburgh Airport parking
Edinburgh Airport parking charges fluctuate with seasons and availability. Just like many airfares. An easy way to save on costs, therefore, is to book as far in advance as possible, when there is still plenty of availability. Research of own booking data shows that by booking Edinburgh Airport parking with APH six months prior to travel, you could save over 32 per cent, compared with making a reservation just one week ahead.
You can see how average daily parking prices increase over a period of six months on the chart below.
Prices are correct at time of writing and subject to change
Pick Park and Ride parking
Park & Ride car parks are generally the most economical type of airport parking and at Edinburgh, you are spoilt for choice, with NCP Scotpark, Secure Airparks and our own APH Car Park all situated just a few minutes from the terminal entrance. Offering secure parking facilities with barrier controls, CCTV and 24-hour patrols, our Park & Ride options at Edinburgh all provide free shuttle transfers.
Finding cheap Edinburgh Airport Parking
Here’s the parking we currently offer at Edinburgh Airport.
|Car Park||Type of Parking||Transfer Time||Price From (per week)*|
|Secure Airparks||Off-airport||Transfer time 1 - 2 minutes||£59.99*|
|APH Car Park||Off-airport||Transfer time 1 - 2 minutes||£64.99*|
|NCP Scotpark||Off-airport||Transfer time 3 minutes||£55.99*|
*prices based' on 1 weeks parking in September 2022
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There are different types of car parking at Edinburgh Airport. Here’s a little explanation of what the different types offer, to help you select the one that’s right for you.
Off-airport parking: How it works
Off-airport parking is generally the most economical type of car parking at Edinburgh Airport.
Operating like a Park & Ride, off-airport car parks include a free bus transfer to the terminal entrance. Once you have dropped off your car, you simply take your luggage and hop on the next shuttle bus for the few minutes’ ride to the terminal. Off-airport car parks are easy-to-find and avoid having to drive into the airport.
All the off-airport car parks we offer at Edinburgh carry the Park Mark Safer Parking Award, so you can be assured your vehicle will be safely stored while you are away on your travels.
When you return from your trip away, you simply follow the signs in the Arrival Hall to the transfer bus for the ride back to the car park, where you collect your car.
Here's a quick overview of how off-airport parking works.
Best for: travellers looking for an economical parking solution, which does not compromise on security and safety for you and your car.
Meet and Greet parking: How it works
Looking for the fastest way to get from car to check-in desk? Meet & Greet parking is the parking service for you. Offering the ultimate in convenience, you drive straight to the terminal or nearby designated meeting point, hand your keys and car over to your Meet & Greet operator, take your luggage and walk to the check-in desks.
Your car will be driven by a fully insured driver to a secure parking facility for the duration of your trip. Upon your arrival back into Edinburgh, it will be brought back to the terminal for you to collect.
Best for: families with young children, travellers with bulky luggage, or those simply looking for the quickest type of parking.
Use the map to find directions to our Edinburgh Airport car parking facilities. We look forward to welcoming you.