Edinburgh and Edinburgh Airport
Edinburgh Airport is at the centre of the city and receives over 43 million passengers annually. Many visitors, including many visitors from abroad, arrive and depart from this busy airport. It takes only minutes to go from Edinburgh City to Edinburgh Airport, and once there, the helpful employees can direct you to your plane, train, taxi, or hotel. Edinburgh Airport has approximately 300 check-in desks in total, 70 aircraft gates and 4,500 acres of parking space.
Regular flights to and from Edinburgh Airport depart to a large number of cities across Europe, Africa, the United States and Asia. Traveling to Edinburgh will not only benefit you, but your family and friends back in Edinburgh, too. Traveling to Edinburgh Airport is ideal for pleasure, business, family vacations, and special occasions, so make your flight as easy and enjoyable as possible.
There are approximately 20 different flights per day and approximately two flights per hour. If you want to avoid the crowds at Edinburgh Airport this holiday season, arrive at least a few hours before your flight. Flight schedules are posted online here.
You can either arrive at Edinburgh Airport by taking the train to Edinburgh City Station, then waiting at a stand-alone taxi stand at New Junction Street, or by boarding the City Centre Trolley Bus. If you do choose the taxi, you should call one in the morning before your departure.
Although many travel to Edinburgh by car, there are plenty of hotels near Edinburgh Airport and many trains and buses that connect with Edinburgh City Station. See these links for hotel reviews.
Before your flight, you’ll want to give yourself some time to shop or explore more of Edinburgh while you’re in town. Use the directions below.
Hotels Near Edinburgh Airport
Edinburgh Airport is directly across the street from Edinburgh City Station. If you take the train to Edinburgh City Station, the baggage drop-off is just across from the rail station. If you take the train to Edinburgh Airport directly, then check-in to the Edinburgh Airport Hotel.
Check-in at the airport hotels takes approximately 15 minutes. Upon check-in, you can head to your hotel. The Hilton Edinburgh Airport Hotel has rooms and suites ranging from $195 to $209 per night. The City Centre Holiday Inn Airport has rooms and suites ranging from $195 to $249 per night.
Check-in at the Airport Hotel and stay at the Hilton Edinburgh Airport Hotel. If you are traveling for more than three days, you can also book one of the hotels rooms. The City Centre Holiday Inn Hotel is also able to accommodate flights. You can also stay at this hotel if you have an event at Edinburgh City Hall that you need to get to early in the morning. The Hilton Edinburgh Airport Hotel has 24 rooms. You will find the Holiday Inn Express by the Airport Hotel just across the street. You will also find many restaurants, shops and services just a couple of minutes away, but at Edinburgh City Center. What’s special about Edinburgh private jet charter?
Johannesburg is split into a number of ‘clusters’. For an example of the difficulty of getting information in Johannesburg go here.
In an instance such as this it’s understandable that Johannesburg City Government will be far more likely to respond to a request from an airport than it would a request from the City of Johannesburg itself.
Regional City of Johannesburg
To go to the Johannesburg Regional City of Johannesburg (they must be regional though) you have to go to O. R. Tambo International Airport and go to the tourism counter in Terminal 2. Ask them for details and mention your flight number.
International City of Johannesburg
When you fly to Johannesburg International Airport you go through the City of Joburg’s city border. For international passengers travelling to the International City of Johannesburg (I.C.J.) you can travel to I.C.J via the O. R. Tambo International Airport.
We think that if you’re flying for business, you’ll want to fly into Johannesburg’s International City (I.C.J.) anyway to get to the International Business Centre.
To get to I.C.J., fly into Johannesburg’s O. R. Tambo International Airport and check in for your international flight. Then head to the international arrivals terminal (the one on the right hand side) and ask for information on the International City of Johannesburg.
On the airport map of the International City of Johannesburg, it’s easier to just go to the City Centre Airport in O. R. Tambo Airport. There’s a number for the City Centre Airport and you can get details from there.
City of Joburg’s City Municipality
The City of Joburg’s City Municipality is split into a number of regions and each region has its own local authority.
To get information about the City of Joburg’s City Municipality just contact them. The City of Joburg appears to be the most likely candidate for a local authority.
City Region of Johannesburg
The City of Joburg’s City Region comprises the City of Joburg’s central city, parts of Braamfontein, Mitchells Plain, North West Province, Gauteng Province and parts of Soweto and Tembisa.
City Region of Joburg’s Local Authority
To get information about the City of Joburg’s City Region (City Region’s Local Authority) contact them at City Region’s Local Authority: Johannesburg Region.
We assume that if you are travelling for business you would likely want to fly into the City Region anyway to get to the International Business Centre.
City Region of Johannesburg Local Authority Map
International City of Joburg
To get information about the International City of Joburg’s International City you can contact City Region of Johannesburg Local Authority and ask them. For example, if you have flights in the International City you could contact the International City Local Authority.
This may be a bit easier than trying to get information from City Region’s Local Authority.
International City’s Local Authority Map
City Region of Joburg’s City Municipality
If you are flying into the City Region’s City Municipality you have to travel to the City Municipality’s city border and ask for city information. The City Region’s City Municipality is split up into three regions.
The City Region of Joburg’s City Municipality comprises the City of Johannesburg, City of West Gate, Johannesburg Central, City of Midrand, and Randburg.