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497 Km
1 hour 40 min
Cardiff Airport

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Transportation to Edinburgh Airport from the City Center

Edinburgh Airport is located about 12 km from the city center and it is one of the busiest airports in Scotland. The airport is accessible by a variety of transportation alternatives, including taxi, tram, Airlink buses, and rental car.

Airlink Buses

Airlink buses are among the most preferred transportation alternatives to get to the airport from the city center. You can get on the Airlink bus from Waverley Station in the city center and enjoy a convenient ride directly to the airport.

Tram

Another highly preferred method of transportation is the tram. Trams provide convenient and direct access to the airport. You can get on the tram from the York Place or St. Andrew Square stations in the city center and enjoy a 35-minute ride to the airport. Trams run every 8-12 minutes.

Car

Located about 12 km from the city center, Edinburgh Airport is easily accessible by road. The airport is situated on the A8 Glasgow-Edinburgh road and is also accessible by the M8 and M9 motorways from Glasgow and Stirling. The airport’s parking lot features short-term and long-term options; the long-term parking lot is located a short bus ride from the terminal.

Airport Information

Edinburgh Airport features duty free shops where passengers can buy a range of products from perfume to alcohol and chocolate; the options are endless. There are many stores like Kurt Geiger, Jo Malone, and Hugo Boss, where you can buy gifts for your loved ones and enjoy some last minute shopping at affordable prices.

Venues where passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink include Caffe Nero, Costa, and The Turnhouse. 

Last Updated: 08 Nov 2016

Transportation to Cardiff City Center from Airport

 

There are a variety of transportation alternatives available to get to the city center from Cardiff Airport. Buses and trains provide transportation to the city center all day long. However, the airport is not directly served by train; the train station is located a short bus ride from the airport. Taking a taxi or renting a car are both very convenient methods of transportation to get to the city from the airport.

Taxi

The licensed taxi operator that serves Cardiff airport is the Flight Link Wales taxi company. These taxis are readily available at the terminal exit. The company also features vans and minibuses for large groups. You can also make a reservation in advance from the company’s website.

Bus

Buses are a convenient transportation alternative to get to the city center from the airport. Bus line T9 departs from the bus stop in front of the terminal. These buses offer passengers free internet access and space for extra luggage. The T9 runs every 20 minutes and operates from 5 am to 12:20 am on weekdays and from 6 am to 12:20 am on weekends.

Train

Cardiff Airport isn’t directly served by train. However, the Rhoose Cardiff International Airport Railway Station is located just 10 minutes away. There are regular shuttle buses that provide transportation to the station from the airport. It takes about 30 minutes to get to the city center from this station by train. The train operates from 6:06 am to 11:06 pm Monday through Saturday. On Sundays the train operates from 10:06 am to 10:06 pm. During the week the train runs every hour and on the weekends it runs every 2 hours.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another convenient transportation alternative to get to the city center from the airport. There are three rental car companies located at the airport. You can choose to rent a vehicle from Enterprise, Europcar, or Hertz. Their offices are open from 8 am to 10:45 pm on weekdays, from 8 am to 2 pm on Saturdays, and from 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm on Sundays.

Last Updated: 01 Feb 2017

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Which airports can I use for Edinburgh-Cardiff flights?

For Edinburgh-Cardiff flights, you can use Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station as departure airport, and Cardiff Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Edinburgh-Cardiff and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Edinburgh-Cardiff is 497 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 40 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Edinburgh-Cardiff flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Edinburgh-Cardiff flights is Wednesday.

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