what is the nearest rail station to Edinburgh Airport ?

Edinburgh Airport does not have its own railway station.  Edinburgh Park is the nearest railway station . It can be reached by bus or taxi from the airport . The airport is linked to the railway stations in Edinburgh city centre , Waverley and Haymarket, by tram ,  bus or taxi. A new station is being built at Gogar to connect trams from the airport to the Fife railway line .

For those travelling north, the Jet 747 service provides a convenient link between the airport and Inverkeithing station in Fife.

Rail passengers can get between airport and station by taxi or by bus. The Airlink 100 service runs 24 hours and calls at Waverley and Haymarket stations. Journey times to and from the airport are between 25 and 30 minutes in normal traffic. A night bus, the N22, also runs between Waverley station and the airport.

Rail services to Edinburgh city

Train operatorServices to/from
ScotRailGlasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness and stations throughout Scotland.
First TransPennine ExpressManchester Airport via the West Coast Main Line.
Virgin Trains East CoastLondon Kings Cross via the East Coast Main Line.
CrossCountryBirmingham, Leeds and other UK destinations.
Virgin Trains West CoastBirmingham New Street via the West Coast Main Line

Travelling onwards by rail

Combined tickets are available for purchase from the vending machine at Domestic Arrivals. The RailBus ticket includes your bus to Haymarket, Waverley or Inverkeithing, then onward rail travel to your final destination.

Edinburgh Airport terminal map

Further information

National Rail Enquiries: For timetables, service updates and station information UK-wide, call +44 (0)8457 484950 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk.

Traveline Scotland: For journey planning within Scotland, visit www.travelinescotland.com.

Taxi from Edinburgh Airport to St Andrews

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