Edinburgh Airport Car Hire

Edinburgh, Scotland

Discover the historic landmarks and cultural festivals of Edinburgh with Alamo car hire in Edinburgh. Take advantage of Alamo's great value deals on UK car rental and transport yourself into the heart of this creative city.

Picking up a car from Edinburgh Airport means you can get straight into the action at the bustling city centre.

Get the best of all that Edinburgh has to offer with Alamo Edinburgh Airport car hire.

Edinburgh car rental vehicle guide

With Alamo car hire in Edinburgh Airport, you can choose from both cheap economy and luxury options. Among the many vehicles on offer are estate cars, which are ideal for a family trip and compact cars, which are perfect for navigating smaller roads and for city parking.

Find out more about our full range of hire carsĀ here.

Edinburgh Airport car hire station location

Our Edinburgh Airport Alamo car rental station is conveniently located at the following address:

175 Jubilee Road
EH12 9FS

Important information

Public transport

Edinburgh Airport can be accessed by shuttle bus, tram or by taxi from Edinburgh city centre. From the city centre station of Waverly and Haymarket, there are train routes connecting with the rest of the UK.

Petrol stations

Nearby petrol stations to our Edinburgh Airport branch location include:

Shell (0.3 miles)
166 Glasgow Road
EH12 8LS

WM Morrisons (0.9 mile)
47 Gyle Avenue
South Gyle Broadway
EH12 9JU

BP (2.3 miles)
Glasgow Road
EH28 8NA


The closest motorways to Edinburgh Airport are the M8 and the M9.

What to do in Edinburgh Airport

Opting for car rental in Edinburgh means you can quickly move between the city's stunning landmarks and exciting thoroughfares. Just 8.5 miles away from Edinburgh Airport, the city centre is only a 30-minute drive away and is full of intriguing historic sights.

Take in the breathtaking views of the city and beyond from outside Edinburgh Castle, then delve into its history inside the fortress. Perched on top of an extinct volcano in the heart of Edinburgh, the castle has something for all the family: it contains the oldest crown jewels in the British Isles and the regal Great Hall built by James IV in 1511, as well as the famous One O'Clock Gun, which can be heard across Edinburgh six days a week.

Walk down the Royal Mile and step even further back into Edinburgh's past. Stretching from Edinburgh Castle to the equally impressive Holyrood Palace, this stretch is steeped in history and culture. Take a ghost tour and descend below its cobbled streets to its underground warrens or watch performers from all over the globe during the world famous Edinburgh Festival every August.

Having got a great deal on economy car hire, you'll be able to indulge yourself in Edinburgh's shops. Centred around Princes Street in the shadow of the castle, you'll find everything from high-street favourites to luxury brands, such as Harvey Nichols and the upmarket Multrees Walk.

Enjoy the tranquillity of Arthur's Seat, just a short drive from the town centre. Formed from the same volcanic remnants as Castle Hill, it offers stunning views of the city and picturesque green space for picnics.

This is just a sample of the delights Edinburgh has to offer, though. Hiring a car from Alamo Edinburgh Airport ensures you can easily access everything the city has to offer.

Additional options

Add any of these options to make your Edinburgh Airport car hire experience even better:

  • Child seats for children up to the age of 12 years
  • Sat-nav rental
  • Full fuel tank on vehicle collection
  • Ability to add additional drivers
  • Specialist vehicles for drivers with disabilities or limited mobility
  • Longer rental periods
  • One-way hire

Why choose Alamo Rent A Car?

Alamo Rent A Car is an international brand established in 1974, book online today and you will benefit from:

  • Competitive fully inclusive prices
  • Award-winning customer service
  • No hidden charges or credit card fees
  • Free breakdown assistance included with every USA & Canada rental. This covers you in the event of any mechanical failure that is not considered to be the customer's fault. If you wish, additional chargeable options are available to you at the pick-up branch.

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