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Approximate Travel Distance
Approximate Flight Duration
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5,859 Km
7 hour 20 min
Ahmad Shah Baba Intl. - Kandahar Intl. Airport

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.


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.


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 Kandahar City Center from Airport

Kandahar International Airport is located around 17 kilometres southeast of Kandahar, the second-largest city in Afghanistan. As you can prefer private transportation options to get to the city centre from Kandahar International Airport, alternatively you can rent a car.


It is possible to arrive Kandahar city centre from Kandahar International Airport within 20-25 minutes at the very latest by taking a taxi that is waiting for you outside the terminal building and provides service 24/7. Taxi fare is around 25-30 American Dollars.

Renting A Car

If you would like to get to the city centre from Kandahar International Airport in a fastest way, you can rent a car by choosing one of the local or foreign rent-a-car firms in the terminal building of the airport.

Last Updated: 06 Sep 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Edinburgh-Kandahar flights?

For Edinburgh-Kandahar flights, you can use Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station as departure airport, and Ahmad Shah Baba Intl. - Kandahar Intl. Airport for arrival.

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

The flight distance between Edinburgh-Kandahar is 5858 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 7 hour 20 minutes.

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

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

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