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Flights to Edinburgh

Edinburgh Airport is the major airport serving the east of Scotland, and the magical tourist destination of Edinburgh. Travellers will discover it's an easy matter to travel to any Scottish destination using available public transport links from Edinburgh. There are a variety of direct flights to Edinburgh, including Flybe services from Birmingham, easyJet flights from Stansted or Gatwick, and Lufthansa services from Brussels.

Which is the main airport in Edinburgh?

Edinburgh Airport is the only airport in Edinburgh, and is located around 8 miles outside the centre of town. There are good public transport links from the airport into Edinburgh and the airport also has its own official private hire cab service.

Which airlines offer flights to Edinburgh?

There are 37 airlines operating services to Edinburgh, both nationally and on an international basis and flights arrive from around 160 national and global destinations. Flights from all the London airports, Southampton, Birmingham, and Belfast are popular routes in the UK, and airlines operating these services include Flybe, Ryanair, and British Airways. Amsterdam, Dublin, Madrid, and Geneva are just some of the popular international cities with frequent flights to Edinburgh.

Why travel by plane to Edinburgh?

Edinburgh is one of the UK's top destinations in its own right, Edinburgh Castle, the Edinburgh Fringe and numerous other festivals, including a tattoo festival draw lots of regular visitors to the city. National and international holidaymakers often find it's easier to fly direct to Edinburgh opposed to other means of transport. The abundance of budget airlines flying to Edinburgh makes it easy to source budget flights at any time of year, while regular scheduled services mean it's the most convenient travel option for many consumers.

Before you travel to Edinburgh by plane - good to know!

Edinburgh has a long and varied history, and a cultural scene that's unrivalled anywhere else in the world. Some of the town's more quirky, hidden attractions include the Jupiter Artland green space, pretty Dean Village which is close by the Water of Leith, and Dr Neil's Garden on the lower slopes of Arthur's Seat, which is often referred to as Scotland's secret garden. It's easy to travel by public transport from the airport to the town centre, either with the Airlink 100 bus service or the tram, which also links into the railway stations at Edinburgh Park and Haymarket.

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