Airport Buses

Airport Buses - 24/7 service, prices from £4.50, direct to city centre
Airport Buses - 24/7 service, prices from £4.50, direct to city centre
Frequent Express service: Airport to City Centre 24/7

Departures from South St David Street:
Every 30 minutes (00:30 – 04:00) then every 10 minutes (04:00 – 00:10)

Departures from Edinburgh Airport:
Every 30 minutes (01:00 – 04:30) then every 10 minutes (04:30 – 01:00)
Timetable
Airport to Ocean Terminal via North Edinburgh
04:10 - 00:00 every 30 minutes
Timetable
Airport to Fort Kinnaird via South Edinburgh
04:20 - 23:35 up to every 30 minutes
Timetable

Map of airport services

Airport Fares

Airport Single
Single journey to or from Edinburgh Airport on Airlink or Skylink.
Adult
£5.50
Child
(age 5 - 15)
£2.75
Airport Open Return
Return journey to or from Edinburgh Airport on Airlink or Skylink.
Adult
£8.00
Child
(age 5-15)
£4.00
Family
(up to 2 adults and 3 children)
£20.00
Network Day Ticket
Unlimited travel on our network and Edinburgh Trams until 4:30am the following morning.
Adult
£12.00
Child
(age 5-15)
£5.00

Ways To Pay

Contactless

Contactless on bus. Tell the driver where you are going.

Ridacards are valid for all journeys on Airport services.

M-Tickets

Purchase tickets in advance with the m-tickets app. Download the app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Find out more about m-tickets here.

Cash

Cash. Please be aware exact change is needed, no change will be given.

Cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, ApplePay, GooglePay

American Express is not accepted. Please be aware that cards issued outside of the UK may incur overseas transaction fees applied by your bank or card issuer.

Find out more about using contactless on our services.