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Edinburgh Airport Taxi

Avoid hidden fees for your Edinburgh airport taxi


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

The Most Reliable Airport Taxi Service from Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh is on many traveller’s top destination list, and it should be, it is an unforgettable city. Known for its green hills, captivating history, quality attractions and delicious delicacies, Edinburgh is a must-see. Explore the Medieval Old Town and the Georgian New Town, wander through the never ending hills or discover the beautiful architecture that the city has to offer.

When arriving at Edinburgh (EDI) Airport, your personal airport transfer driver will be waiting at the arrivals gate, ready to welcome you with a large sign with your name on it. Rest assured that if your flight has any delays or changes, your driver will be notified with live updates, ensuring that they are always on time. 

After helping you with your bags and getting you seated comfortably in your private airport taxi, your driver will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the city and also give you great insider advice on Edinburgh. All you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the impeccable service of a Welcome airport taxi.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
47 €
57 €
25 MIN
86 €
104 €
45 MIN
120 €
144 €
80 MIN
110 €
132 €
70 MIN
86 €
104 €
40 MIN
63 €
76 €
30 MIN

Vehicles of all Sizes at Edinburgh Airport

Welcome Pickups offers a variety of Edinburgh (EDI) Airport transfer services. We have an array of minivans and sedans available to suit different group sizes. If you have a standard group of less than 4 people, we recommend the sedan vehicles for your transfer. Alternatively, for larger groups of up to 8 people, minivans are available.

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Directions from Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

Edinburgh (EDI) Airport is located in the Islington area of the City of Edinburgh in Scotland. Not only is Edinburgh airport the busiest in Scotland, seeing over 14.3 million passengers a year, it is also the 6th busiest in the United Kingdom. To travel the 12.5 km journey from Edinburgh airport to the city centre, your airport taxi driver will follow Eastfield Rd and Glasgow Rd/A8 all the way into the city. The road changes names along the way, but it’s a long straight line to Edinburgh city centre. After Haymarket train station, your driver will either turn right, if your accommodation is in the Old Town, or left for the New Town.

The Top Edinburgh Airport Taxi

Having to organise and manage an Edinburgh airport taxi can be frustrating and time consuming, especially after a long flight. Taking a taxi can also incur hidden fees as the price won’t be agreed upon up front. On the other hand, booking with Welcome ensures stellar service, an easy transfer and unbeatable set prices. For fuss free transfers, choose Welcome to take you from Edinburgh airport to the city centre.

Taxi Transfer from Edinburgh Airport to Hotel

Public transport from Edinburgh (EDI) Airport can be complicated and difficult to navigate, it is certainly not something you would like to deal with after a flight. The most convenient option is to take an Edinburgh airport taxi to the city centre. They are readily available 24/7 and offer quick transfers to the city.

Taxi Fare from Edinburgh Airport

Taxis at Edinburgh (EDI) Airport don’t have a flat rate fee to get to the city centre, meaning that you will end up paying much more than you expected when travelling during the holidays, rush hour or at night. To avoid these hidden fees, it’s advisable to book your Edinburgh airport transfer in advance. 

Why Book with Welcome

Welcome is taking taxi standards to en entirely new level by offering in-destination travel experiences and world-class service. Welcome will help you make the most of your holiday in Edinburgh through stellar transfer services and local advice. From the moment you land in Edinburgh (EDI) Airport to the second before your departure, Welcome Pickups is there to ensure your utmost comfort. 

  1. 24/7 customer support
  2. Hand-picked & trained drivers
  3. Same price as a regular taxi
  4. Hassle-free arrival at Edinburgh Airport
  5. Driver will be waiting for you at your exit gate

Frequently asked questions

Is a Welcome Edinburgh Airport Taxi Transfer operated by an authorised Driver?

Absolutely, Welcome guarantees the most reliable and best service available, as all of our drivers follow the necessary insurance guidelines to the letter. Each of our drivers are capable of driving any of the vehicles in our fleet, from our sleek sedans to our spacious minivans. So no matter which size vehicle you choose, you will be well taken care of by Welcome Pickups and their wonderful drivers.

What happens after I book my taxi?

A few seconds after booking your Welcome airport taxi ride, you will receive an email from us outlining all the details of your transfer. Four days before you are due to arrive in Edinburgh, you will then receive another email with your personal driver’s name, phone number and photo, so you can easily recognise him upon your arrival at the airport.

What other features can be booked with Welcome?

Our fast and reliable airport transfer service from Edinburgh (EDI) Airport is just the start of Welcome’s amazing services. At Welcome Pickups, we carefully hand pick all of our drivers from only 5-star providers, selected through customer reviews and you can also chose if you would like an English-speaking driver for your journey. All of these elements will guarantee you an unforgettable trip to Edinburgh, if you book your Edinburgh transfer with us.

What do I do if my flight is delayed or modified?

Rest assured, you do not have to do anything if there is a change in your flight. Live flight updates will be sent to your driver, informing him of any change, ensuring that he is always on time and ready to meet you once you land.

Welcome Pickups has a Net Safety Score of 99 of 100

We’ve introduced a metric indicating how safe travellers feel when using our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. After every ride, we ask each traveller to leave a review.

  • 20 minute gap between transfers

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

  • Contactless ride

  • Sanitiser in every car

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