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Flight Information from Dublin to Edinburgh

distanceDistance218 miles (351 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£9 (€10)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair, Aer Lingus, British Airways, Hainan Airlines or Stobart Air

Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh cover the 218 miles (351 km) long route taking on average 1 h 5 min with our travel partners like Ryanair, Aer Lingus, British Airways, Hainan Airlines or Stobart Air. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this trip for as low as £5, but the average price of plane tickets is £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Dublin Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.


Ryanair and British Airways Dublin – Edinburgh

Buy your official Ryanair and British Airways flight tickets to Edinburgh from Dublin from £5 with Omio. Find flight times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

British Airways

Ryanair is one of the most popular budget airlines in Europe offering cheap flights all over the continent. Founded in Ireland, Ryanair makes it easy to hop on a plane and fly to popular European destinations quickly and affordably. This low-cost airline is known for operating direct flights to smaller or secondary airports usually outside major cities to keep costs down. All Ryanair fare types include allowance of one small personal bag; additional fees tend to apply for bringing carry-on luggage and checked luggage.

  • Average Price: £5

When you buy your Ryanair flight tickets to Edinburgh from Dublin don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh: Journey Details

Direct flights from Dublin to Edinburgh are operated by Ryanair and Aer Lingus, with nine departures a day and a flight time of just over 2.5 hours. Departures are from around 6:00 a.m., until just after 7:30 p.m. Other airlines, such as British Airways, Flybe and Lufthansa offer routes that involve connections and journey times of 7 hours or more.

Taking a Flight from Dublin

Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh depart from Dublin International Airport, located 10 km North of the city. Links between the airport and Dublin are operated by Aircoach and Dublin Bus, taking around 45 minutes for the transfer. Car rentals and taxis are also available at the airport. Dublin's public transport system is made up of local buses, operated by Dublin Bus, and the LUAS light-rail network.

Flying into Edinburgh

Scotland's capital, Edinburgh, is a charming city popular as a short-break destination. The imposing Edinburgh Castle, home to the annual Tattoo, towers over the city, while Prince's Street leading from the castle is home to high-end shopping, hotels and restaurants. Edinburgh's architecture is a blend of the medieval, with elegant Georgian crescents and modern buildings of steel and glass. Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh land at Edinburgh International Airport, located 9 km from the capital and linked by the Edinburgh Tramway and frequent Airlink Express Buses. These take around 30 minutes for the journey. Car rental desks and taxi ranks are located at the airport. First and Lothian Buses serve the city centre and the suburbs, while the NightBus route runs hourly throughout the night. The city is also served by suburban trains and the city's new tram system.

Travel Tips

Dublin to Edinburgh flight
Take a flight to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Dublin to Edinburgh.
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by flight between Dublin and Edinburgh?

Travel between Dublin, Ireland and Edinburgh, United Kingdom by plane is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Ireland?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Dublin?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

When travelling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 06/12/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight from Dublin to Edinburgh before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Dublin, Ireland from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to Ireland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Dublin from Edinburgh?

Entry into Ireland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Ireland from Edinburgh?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Dublin, Ireland?

The government of Ireland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 29/11/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Dublin from Edinburgh.

How much do cheap plane tickets between Dublin and Edinburgh cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest flights between Dublin and Edinburgh to cost as little as £5  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a plane ticket from Dublin to Edinburgh on average?
The Dublin to Edinburgh plane ticket price is on average £9  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance between Dublin and Edinburgh via plane?
You should expect to travel around 218 miles (351 km)  from Dublin to Edinburgh by plane.
How long is the flight journey to Edinburgh from Dublin?
On average the flight from Dublin to Edinburgh duration is 1 h 5 min  for the 218 miles (351 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What airport in Dublin does the flight to Edinburgh leave from? Which airport do I fly into Edinburgh from Dublin?

Omio customers who book cheap flights for this route most frequently fly from Dublin Airport   to Edinburgh Airport.

Where do I find the Dublin airport for the flight to Edinburgh? Where is the Edinburgh airport?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their flights from Dublin Airport and need to travel around 6.5 miles (10.5 km) from the city centre to get to this airport.

Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often land in Edinburgh Airport and need to travel about 6.5 miles (10.5 km) from this airport to reach the city centre. You can check for public transportation connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from Edinburgh Airport to get you to the city centre of Edinburgh.

What airlines go from Dublin to Edinburgh?
For the best Dublin to Edinburgh flight to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Ryanair, Aer Lingus, British Airways, Hainan Airlines or Stobart Air. However, it's always good to check all possible airlines with services between Dublin and Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.
When should I buy Dublin Edinburgh plane tickets to score the best deals?
If you book a plane ticket between Dublin and Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £9 one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets to Edinburgh from Dublin are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.