Car Hire at Edinburgh Airport
Find your perfect hire car at Edinburgh Airport
Step off your flight straight into your hire car, waiting nearby to save you hassle. Continue through arrivals and follow car rental signs. We’ll see you shortly, on the right.
Or come and meet us in Edinburgh. Travelling further afield in Scotland? You can always collect your rental from Glasgow or even Aberdeen Airport, if you prefer.
“I want to hire a car that excites me. It must be nearby. I want no fuss, but every comfort. I want to feel noticed and be remembered. Above all, I want to drive the open road with a smile on my face.”We understand. That’s why we try harder.
The car you pick is the car you getOur curated collection of stylish hire cars with attitude, the Avis Select Series offers you the chance to accelerate away from Edinburgh Airport in the exact model you fancy.
Avis Select Series is available at many major airports and city locations in the UK, Ireland, Germany and Italy. Book your chosen car in the exact same way as you would our standard fleet.
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Plan your trip from Edinburgh AirportWe know you can’t wait to feel the freedom of the open road as you weave through Scottish marvels. That’s why we won’t hold you up. Whether you fancy a stealthy hatch for urban trails, a streamlined coupé for a couples’ road trip, a 4x4 or ginormous people carrier for a family holiday, unlock your perfect car.
Zip into Edinburgh, park up and saunter down Edinburgh’s Royal Mile to the Castle, which dominates the city’s skyline, or go one higher and hike up 250-metre-high Arthur’s Seat. Drive to Leith, 15 minutes away, to explore the retired Royal Yacht Britannia at Leith. An audio tour is available.
Glasgow is an hour’s drive to the east. Hit its Style Mile for designer stores and boutique oddities. It’s a short jaunt further east to the heritage site of Bannockburn and 16th-century Stirling Castle.
From Edinburgh, it’s a pleasant four-hour drive to 21-arched Glenfinnan viaduct near Fort William or the Grampian hills.
Your hire car at Edinburgh Airport awaits … and the open road lies ahead.
Book now to unlock the world.
Things to knowWe know getting the small details right can make a big difference, so here are some extra travel tips to help you enjoy your journey from the gateway to Scotland’s desirable capital.
Find your way around Scotland
To make your journey even easier, we can include a sat nav with your car so you can relax.
Want a quick guide to the rules of the UK roads? We’ve unlocked them for your journey.
Stay connected with Avis Mobile Wi-Fi
Now with Avis, you can have the freedom of mobile connectivity without the fear of roaming data charges or restrictive fixed Wi-Fi hotspots. Discover Avis Mobile Wi-Fi.
Return your car when it suits you
You can return your hire car out of hours, because we understand flights run through the night. Just tell us in advance.
Finish with a smile
Just eight miles from the Scottish capital, Edinburgh Airport is clearly signposted from the A8 and surrounding motorways. Once you arrive, simply follow signs for car rental returns. We’ll see you there.