Book flights from Edinburgh to Melbourne with Qatar Airways
Flying from Edinburgh
Edinburgh International Airport is the busiest airport in Scotland. Despite being a busy air transport hub, it still manages to retain a friendly, personal feel than many other large airports.
It’s easy to navigate your way around the complex, which makes checking-in and finding your flight departure point quick and easy. You’ll find the staff incredibly friendly and helpful, and flying from Edinburgh with Qatar Airways is a great way to start your journey in a relaxed and comfortable way.
Transportation and parking
A dedicated 24/7 airport bus service, Airlink (Service 100), runs from outside the terminal building (stance 19) to Edinburgh city centre every 10 minutes. The buses have Wi-Fi access on-board, so passengers can spend their journey time checking emails.
The Edinburgh Tram system also connects the airport to the city centre. Taxis are available outside the main entrance. Parking is located right outside the terminal, so it’s only a short walk to check-in. There are two parking options: a covered multi-storey car park and a surface parking area. A pre-book service is available for parking, which can save up to 65 percent on the cost.
Arriving at Edinburgh International Airport
The departure check-in desks are located immediately in front of the main entrances.
Security is very tight at the airport, so ensure that all baggage is packed correctly and that you do not have any of the listed banned items in your bags. Check-in can be done online or at the airline check-in desks. If you are flying with Qatar Airways from Edinburgh you should check in at least three hours before your flight is due to leave.
Facilities and amenities
Edinburgh International Airport has a good selection of shops and retail outlets, including wellness products, beauty and manicure services, duty-free and travel goods. There are also outlets that specialise in Scottish products, so you can pick up a souvenir of your vacation in Scotland.
A range of amenities from baby-care areas to banking are also available. A selection of eateries, restaurants and cafés serve everything from Japanese Sushi and seafood to on-the-go snacks and coffee.
For long haul passengers, the most important consideration has to be comfort. At Qatar Airways, our luxury aircraft and award-winning service delivered by attentive cabin crew helps ensure your flight from Edinburgh to Melbourne with us is relaxing, comfortable and one to remember.
Sit back in roomy seats with extra legroom, and savour some of our delicious cuisine, as prepared by award-winning chefs, and a host of in-flight services while we fly you to Melbourne in style.
Victoria’s capital city is the second largest in size per capita in Australia, and a major financial and business hub for the whole of the Pacific region. Melbourne it’s also a quirky, interesting city that hasn’t lost sight of its Victorian roots or its history. Laid back and welcoming, the city also a great place to do business for entrepreneurs and innovators flying to this exciting location with Qatar Airways.
Arriving in Melbourne
The cultural capital of Australia welcomes visitors from all around the world. Fly to Melbourne with Qatar Airways and find out what a pleasure long-haul travel can be with our award-winning service.
Melbourne’s reputation as a cultural centre is well-earned. Festivals, events and shows bring everything from live theatre to music and art to this thriving city, while a host of attractions keep visitors entertained all year-round.
Flinders Street Railway Station is probably the most recognisable landmark in Melbourne and is a typical example of colonial-era architecture. The main entrance has a cluster of clocks hanging over it, and is a meeting point for locals.
Eureka Tower is the tallest residential building in the Southern Hemisphere. Climb to the top (if you have a head for heights) to get some spectacular panoramic views of Melbourne.
For all the hustle and bustle of everyday Melbourne life, head to the Queen Victoria Market. Huge and colourful, you can get just about anything you want here, including unusual souvenirs and antiques.
Flowing through the heart of the city is the Yarra – known as the "river that flows upside down" because of its brown colour, it’s actually a lot more scenic than it sounds, with some beautiful walks and picnic spots along its banks.
Flights to Melbourne with Qatar Airways land at Melbourne Airport, also referred to as Tullamarine Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Melbourne please check the visa and passport requirements.