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Edinburgh Low Cost - Park and Ride


  • Opening times: 24 Hours / 7 Days

  • Estimated journey time to airport: 5 - 10 Minutes

  • Bus frequency: Every 5 - 10 Minutes

  • Distance from airport: Just off the airport runway

  • Your keys will stay with the car park whilst you are away.


Edinburgh Low Cost Parking does exactly what it says on the tin – cheap as chips airport parking for people who are happy with a no-frills park and fly facility.

You’ll still bag a safe space in striking distance of the airport with good security, there are over 2000 spaces to choose from and a 24/7 shuttle bus ensures you’ll never catch a chill while waiting for your ride to the terminal.


Open all year round and every day of the year, this is a low-cost airport car park in the Scottish capital that doesn’t cut corners when it comes to security – in fact, with CCTV, perimeter fencing, traditional automatic floodlights complemented by nite-lite infrared security lights and 24-hour guard dog patrol, your car is safer than the Scottish Crown Jewels in Edinburg Castle.

This facility is situated at Newbridge, so it takes around 10-15 minutes to get to the terminal building, but it’ll pass in the blink of an eye.

Getting here

The Edinburgh Low Cost – Park and Ride address is Queen Anne Drive, Glasgow Road, Ratho Station, Edinburgh, EH28 8PL, so stick it in your SatNav and set off in confidence.

Entry is via secure gate entrance barrier – when you check out on the return leg, customer service staff will supply a PIN number to punch into the system for a smooth exit.

As one of Scotland’s biggest budget airport parking providers, Edinburgh Low Cost – Park and Ride is an excellent choice that doesn’t compromise security.

Why Book This Parking Space?

  • Excellent friendly parking service right next to EDI Airport

  • CCTV /Full Floodlighting /24 hour staff - Regular dog patrol

  • Fully secured low cost parking service – easy to find instructions

  • Courtesy phones inside the terminal at Edinburgh Airport

  • Close to Edinburgh Airports first ‘Travel Lodge’ Hotel

Disabled Info

The car parks have allocated disabled parking spaces – and can assist and carry wheelchairs on all of the courtesy buses but do not have wheelchair access. Once you have booked please call the car park 24 hrs for any further assistance to be arranged for you, as Flying Scot are very happy to help.

Additional Info

Please take along a copy of your confirmation/ email with you on your day of travel.

Lowcost Parking can take any size vehicle but larger commercial vehicles may be subject to an extra charge, and this will be assessed on arrival if any extra charges are appropriate.

On Arrival

Park in one of the bays outside the reception, then head inside to the check in desk . Show your confirmation and the staff will take your keys and store them safely for you free. Staff will give you a full vat receipt and your car will be parked for you. There is a free courtesy bus service to the terminal. It runs every two minutes from(Flying Scot Edinburgh ) or every 10 minutes from ( Lowcost Parking ).

On Return

On your return please use the courtesy phones LowcostParking located just outside the domestic and international arrivals hall or at the front doors or you can use your mobile and make your way to stand 7 for collection.

Sat Nav Info

18 Queen Anne Drive, Ratho Station, Glasgow Road, Ratho Station, Edinburgh EH28 8PL


Leave the M9 at junction 1, taking the Newbridge exit at the roundabout, signposted for the B7030.

  • Take the first left onto Cliftonhall Road passing McDonalds.

  • Take another left onto Harvest Road.

  • Pass under the bridge and take one more left onto Harvest Drive, entering Ratho Industrial Estate.

  • Follow the road round and take the first left onto Queen Anne Drive. 

  • Pass the Newbridge bond and you will find the car park straight ahead.

Park in one of the bays outside reception, then head inside to check in. Show your confirmation and hand in your keys. Staff will give you a receipt and you car will be parked for you. There's a free transfer bus to the terminal. It runs every 20 minutes and takes 6 minutes to get to the terminal.