Cheap Flights to Edinburgh

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Flights to Edinburgh: Overview

Main AirportEdinburgh Airport
Popular Destinations in the UKManchester, London, Cardiff, Bristol
Popular Destinations in EuropeBerlin, Paris, Prague, Amsterdam
Nearest Train StationEdinburgh Weaverly Train Station
Avg Flight Price£ 41.99
Bus Companies
  • easyJet
  • Flybe
  • Ryanair
  • British Airways

Edinburgh is well connected by air to most of Europe's major cities, so getting there is easy. Scotland's ancient capital is a modern, confident city with one of the most exciting cultural calendars in Europe.Art, dance and theatre combine during August's Edinburgh Festival, while comedy lovers can watch leading stand-ups and see experimental stage shows at the Fringe. Travellers can find out more about the city and what to do there in our Edinburgh city guide.


Main Airlines and routes flying to Edinburgh from the UK



Flights to Edinburgh from the UK: Airlines & Departure Airports


Who flies to Edinburgh from the UK? easyJet, Ryanair,British Airways and more.

Which airports have direct flights to Edinburgh?

Edinburgh International Airport has direct links with both national and international aiports including London, Bristol, Cardiff, Barcelona, Paris and more.

Tips for booking a cheap flight to Edinburgh


How far in advance to book flights to Edinburgh? The best time to book flights to Edinburgh in advance is 8 weeks before the flight.

What are the cheapest and most expensive months to book flights to Edinburgh? The cheapest month to fly to Edinburgh is in February. The most expensive flights to Edinburgh are in December.

Days of the week to travel? The cheapest day for flights to Edinburgh is Wednesday.

What are the cheapest airlines for flights to Edinburgh? Ryanair and easyJet

Airport info and getting to the city centre


What are the main airports in Edinburgh?

How to get from Edinburgh airport to Edinburgh city centre? Getting into town is simple, travellers can catch a direct tram service to the city centre, which takes around half an hour to reach Haymarket. Passengers can catch the Airport 100 bus link or the JET bus link provided by Stagecoach, while there are also CityLink buses to Glasgow.


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Local Time 23:33
Scottish Pound
Population 435,700
Region Scotland
Languages English

How expensive is Edinburgh?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Edinburgh costs about the same as the rest of the country.


Prices in Edinburgh are on average around the same compared to other cities in the United Kingdom.

Public Transport

Public transport in Edinburgh costs around 29.9% less than national average.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Edinburgh is about 22% less expensive on average than in the rest of United Kingdom.

Flights to Edinburgh

via London Stansted Edinburgh
duration: 02:20 hrs
first: 15:25
last: 15:25
earliest: 17:45
last: 17:45
  • London Stansted
  • Edinburgh


18/04/2016 15:25 - 17:45 £42.99
via Bristol Edinburgh
duration: 01:10 hrs
first: 20:15
last: 20:15
earliest: 22:25
last: 22:25
  • Bristol
  • Edinburgh


20/05/2016 20:15 - 22:25 £44.38
21/05/2016 07:15 - 08:25 £56.65
07/06/2016 20:15 - 22:25 £32.47
via Manchester Edinburgh
duration: 02:05 hrs
first: 19:30
last: 07:40
earliest: 21:35
last: 09:45
  • Manchester
  • Edinburgh


11/05/2016 19:30 - 21:35 £98.44
12/05/2016 19:30 - 21:35 £124.01
13/05/2016 07:40 - 09:45 £61.72
14/05/2016 07:40 - 09:45 £49.22
15/05/2016 19:30 - 21:35 £62.08
16/05/2016 19:30 - 21:35 £61.67
17/05/2016 19:30 - 21:35 £65.85
18/05/2016 19:30 - 21:35 £55.55
20/05/2016 19:30 - 21:35 £72.35
21/05/2016 07:40 - 09:45 £61.72