Edinburgh Airport Covid test

Book your Covid test before you fly from Edinburgh Airport. Stress-free airport travel testing from only £29.

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Edinburgh Airport directions

By car

Edinburgh Airport is just 5 minutes from the M9, one of Scotland's main motorways, making it accessible from all areas of the country. The airport is just 20 minutes from Edinburgh city centre.

For sat-nav users, the postcode for Edinburgh Airport is ;EH12 9DN.

By train

Edinburgh Airport offers integrated rail and tram links making travelling by train seamless, no matter where you’re coming from or going to.

Rail services available include:

  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • LNER
  • CrossCountry
  • Avanti

By bus

Direct links are available to Edinburgh Airport by bus and coach. All of the bus stops are located right outside the terminal. Contactless payment cards are accepted for the Airlink 100 which takes you straight to the city centre. Other providers accept either online bookings, cash payment on board or contactless. For more information, see the Edinburgh Airport website.

Edinburgh Airport Covid-19 testing on departure

If you need a PCR test, select your nearest Edinburgh Airport Covid test centre. Follow the steps below for an antigen test.

Book a time to get tested

Book a time to get tested

Ensure you have sufficient time to receive your results and complete your flight check-in.

Perform your swab

Perform your swab

Take the swab by following the instructions included in your kit.

Results in 30 minutes

Results in 30 minutes

You'll receive your test results and doctor-signed fit to fly certificate the same-day by email.

Important: If you test negative, you will be provided with a digital fit to fly certificate and can proceed to check-in. Passengers who test positive will not be permitted to travel.

Edinburgh Airport Covid-19 test on arrival

Return Antigen Test

Not fully vaccinated and returning to Edinburgh Airport? You will need a fast-action antigen test kit that you take with you and perform before you travel to England.

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Day 2 Test

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving in England are required to take a lateral flow (antigen) test on day 2. Choose Medicspot for stress-free reliable Covid testing with guaranteed same-day results.

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Day 2 and 8 Tests

Are you partially or not vaccinated under the approved UK, Europe or USA program? You will need to book and take PCR tests on day 2 and 8 of your arrival in the UK.

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Test to Release

The government introduced the Test to Release programme to reduce the self-isolation period for travellers returning to England. Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated travellers can shorten their mandatory 10-day quarantine period through the Test to Release scheme with a negative Covid-19 PCR test on day 5.

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Edinburgh Airport Covid test FAQs

How quickly will I receive my Covid-19 test result at Edinburgh Airport?

Medicspot offers next-day PCR testing at our next-day Edinburgh test hubs, near Edinburgh Airport. If your flight permits an antigen test for travel, you can get your results in as little as 30 minutes. For all our Covid testing options, see our travel test website.

What is the Edinburgh Airport Covid testing price?

Testing starts from just £29 with Medicspot. For more details on how much a Covid test for travel costs for your flight departing from Edinburgh Airport, see our Covid tests page.

How can I book a Covid test for Edinburgh Airport?

With Medicspot, you can book a Covid test at one of our next-day Edinburgh test hubs, near Edinburgh Airport. Alternatively, you can have a test kit delivered to your home before you travel. Medicspot is a government-listed provider and its Covid testing is approved for use at Edinburgh Airport.

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