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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
2 hours 39 minutes
|Flight Price:||£ 56|
|Flights Depart from:||Birmingham|
|Flights arrive in:||Edinburgh|
|Airlines:||Flybe, KLM, Thomsonfly|
Flybe is the only airline offering direct flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh. The flight takes approximately one hour and fifteen minutes. KLM have services to Edinburgh, but these involve a stop over. Brussels Airlines and Air France also fly there but they involve connecting flights with other airlines and some have lengthy stop overs. There are roughly fifty flights a week. Prices are usually higher from April to September.
Birmingham Airport is 10 km southeast of Birmingham city centre. You can take a train from Birmingham New Street station to Birmingham International station, and then get the free AirRail Link to the airport. Services run between 5:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. every day. Bus 97A runs from Birmingham 24 hours a day, and the 900 bus operates during the daytime. Services depart every 20-30 minutes and the journey takes around 25 minutes. A taxi journey will take 20 minutes but can be quite expensive if there is traffic.
Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. The city is most famous for the Edinburgh International Festival and the Fringe, held over three weeks every August. It is dedicated to the performing arts and brings thousands of visitors to the city each year. Travellers arrive at Edinburgh Airport, 9 km west of the city centre. The Airlink 100 express bus goes to central Edinburgh, as does bus No.35, which leaves every 10-15 minutes. The express bus takes 30 minutes while No.35 takes an hour to reach Edinburgh's city centre. The N22 night bus operates seven days a week, departing every 30 minutes between 12:47 a.m. and 4:17 a.m. and taking between 25-30 minutes to arrive in the centre. You can get a tram that stops at Haymarket train station, or at Princes Street, one of the main roads in the city. There is also a taxi rank at the airport with cabs and people carriers available, which can be booked before your flight.