Discover Car Hire in Edinburgh
Set among rolling emerald hills, Edinburgh resides on the eastern shores of Scotland and is the largest city in the country. If you've ever wanted to visit a city that blends its historical culture with a modern and youthful vibe, Edinburgh is for you!
While a vibrant buzzing city, Edinburgh has managed to preserve huge historical areas, and thousands of heritage listed buildings, adding a unique element of charm to the city.
With such a beautiful city, full of lush green countryside ready to be explored, your rental car is the ultimate way to get around with ease and comfort. DriveAway are your #1 providers for car rental from Edinburgh Airport and downtown. Edinburgh Airport is located 15kms from the city center and is your gateway to Scotland. Our trusted suppliers are conveniently located inside the terminals, making it easier to collect your rental car upon arrival.
A great way to become familiar with Edinburgh is by visiting the Royal Mile, one of the most popular attractions in the city. The Royal Mile dates back to the 16th century and is home to many well preserved historical buildings. Be sure to check out the Palace of Holyroodhouse, at one end of the Mile, which is the Queen's official residence in Scotland. From here you can follow the mile to the opposite end where you can visit Edinburgh Castle. Just near the castle you can also visit the Edinburgh Camera Obscura, a historical attraction with optical illusions and a tower with 360-degree view of the area.
Make sure to take a journey through Edinburgh's renowned Scotch Whicky Experience. The experience offers several types of tours to choose from. The tour offer a experience through the production of Scottish Whisky and its collections.
If you’re more into the arts wander around the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. The gallery has been operating since 1984 and has hosted many high-profile exhibitions throughout its years. Offering some of the most famous art pieces including Picasso’s amazing Mere Et Enfant, this is a must to visit on your driving holiday.
For further driving inspiration, DriveAway have put together a list of top drives in Scotland. If you wish to book car rental, simply enter your travel dates and locations in the booking engine above or contact our dedicated reservations staff on 0800 885 590.
|Cities (To and From)||Distance (Approx. km)||Travel Time (Approx. hr)|
|Edinburgh - Glasgow||75||1|
|Edinburgh - Dundee||102||1.5|
|Edinburgh - Inverness||250||3|
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