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About Edinburgh

The city of Edinburgh is filled with notable historic sites such as a UNESCO-protected medieval center, elegant Georgian architecture, grandiose palaces and castles. It is often ranked as one of Europe's most beautiful cities, but while these ancient monuments draw visitors from far and wide, equally enticing is the thriving arts and culture scene, lively nightlife, top class shopping and stunning green spaces in which to relax. Known for regularly topping the bill as one of the leading festival cities in the world, it is also in close proximity to the spectacular landscape of the Lothians, where visitors can take in the majestic countryside and rugged coastlines. Discover here the best offers for Flight + Hotel to Edinburgh.

Things to do and places to visit in Edinburgh

Edinburgh's city center is very compact and visitors will find they can explore most of what it has to offer on foot. From the medieval monuments of the old town to innovative performing arts and culture, to an enclave of cool bars and shops, there is plenty to please visitors of all inclinations, no matter the time of year.

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Airports in Edinburgh

Passengers flying to Edinburgh can land at Edinburgh Airport. Ranked Scotland's busiest airport and the sixth busiest in the UK, it is the country's main international gateway, handling flights to over 100 destinations across the globe.

Glasgow Airport

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Top carriers operating from Glasgow Airport include: British Airways, EasyJet and Ryanair.


Glasgow Airport is located to the west of the city center, around 11km outside the downtown area.


Two bus routes (500 and 77) will take passengers to the city center. Alternatively, taxis are available at the airport.

Glasgow Prestwick Airport

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Top carriers at Glasgow Prestwick Airport include: Ryanair.


Glasgow Prestwick Airport is found approximately 50km away from Glasgow.


The X77 bus goes to Glasgow and the airport has its own train station with connections to Glasgow. There are also taxis at the airport.

Edinburgh Airport

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A number of major airlines operate flights to Edinburgh including: FlyBe, and easyJet


Edinburgh Airport is off the A8 Glasgow Road, approximately 9 miles from the city center.


Passengers can travel to the city center by taking the Airlink 100 bus service to Waverly Bridge (close to Princes Street and the main railway and bus stations), or the N22 bus service at night. The Lothian bus service also connects with various stations such as the RBS World headquarters, the Scottish Parliament and the city center. There is also a tram service from the airport to the city center. Taxis are available opposite the main terminal building, and car rental companies operate from the airport's car rental center.

Frequently asked questions about flights to Edinburgh

How can I find cheap flights to Edinburgh on eDreams?
At eDreams you will find flights from $10 to Edinburgh. Thanks to the combination of various technologies, machine learning algorithms and real user searches on our platform, you will be able to choose between the different options that best suit your needs when you have to fly to Edinburgh.
Which airlines fly to Edinburgh?
Airlines flying direct from the US to Edinburgh include:
  • Aer Lingus, with flights from Boston, New York and from Washington, D.C. (Arlington County), VA, for example.
  • Finnair also operates numerous flights, some of them originating from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. (Arlington County), VA and null.
  • United Airlines, with flights from Newark - Nj to Edinburgh and null and also from null.
Airlines with indirect flights to Edinburgh include:
  • Stobart Air, which flies from Boston, New York or null.
  • Flybe, with flights from New York and null, as well as from null.
  • Norwegian Air International, with flights from Fort Lauderdale, FL, null and also null.
How long before a flight to Edinburgh should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Edinburgh, you should get to the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs, and boarding the airplane can take some time. At eDreams, you can find the best deals for flights to Edinburgh departing from over 142 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Edinburgh with eDreams you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
What is the name of Edinburgh’s airport?
Edinburgh is served by 3 airport[s]. Turnhouse operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 142 cities, such as Dublin, London and Paris, the most popular routes.
How far is Edinburgh’s airport from the city centre?
Edinburgh’s airport Turnhouse is located 6 miles from the city centre.
How much is the trip from the airport to Edinburgh’s city centre?
Public transport: The price for the trip is about 2.08 USD per person.
Taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Turnhouse , the average price for the ride to Edinburgh centre is around 3.46 USD per km.
Car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, eDreams has the best offers of car rentals in Edinburgh. Pick your preferred car type and get from Turnhouse to Edinburgh city centre on your own terms.
What is the weather like in Edinburgh?
If you're looking for summer vibes, the best time to travel to Edinburgh is in July, June and August, when the average temperature reaches 17.8 °C, while May, June and July are the 3 sunniest months of the year, with an average of 56.38 hours. However, if you prefer colder temperatures, make sure you visit Edinburgh during January, February or December to experience an average of 0.3 °C. For those who don't care too much about temperatures, but want to avoid getting wet in the rain, it's important to avoid travelling during January, February and March, when the average precipitation in Edinburgh is 4.5 mm, while the months of January, February and March are drier, with an average of 0 mm.

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