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Of the 1 flights that leave Edinburgh for Cardiff every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average flight duration||1 h 15 min|
|Average plane ticket price||£143 (€162)|
|Airlines||easyJet, Flybe, Hainan Airlines or Loganair|
Flights from Edinburgh to Cardiff cover the 308 miles long route taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like easyJet, Flybe, Hainan Airlines or Loganair. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this route for as low as £83, but the average price of plane tickets is £143. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Airport and arrive in Cardiff Airport.
You can travel by flight to Cardiff from Edinburgh with easyJet for as low as £83. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
EasyJet is a British multinational low-cost airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN). It’s the largest UK-based carrier based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to over 150 destinations across Europe and North Africa, making it a popular budget airline for travellers. To keep fares as low as possible, easyJet tickets are non-refundable and no complimentary snacks are provided onboard. All fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for carry-on luggage and checked luggage.
There are regular flight departures from Edinburgh for Cardiff every day of the week. Non-stop flights, taking under an hour and a half, are the quickest. Indirect flights requiring at least one layover are also available every day. These can take up to four hours of flying time.
Flybe is the only airline operating non-stop flights between these two cities. Air France, KLM and Alitalia offer indirect flights requiring at least one change. All other indirect flights are from two airlines in conjunction with each other. These are KLM in conjunction with Air France, as well as TAM in conjunction with KLM.
Non-stop direct flights are the fastest way of travelling between these two cities. The non-stop flying time is about one hour and twenty minutes. Indirect flights require at least one layover. Flying time for flights requiring one layover is about three hours, while flights requiring two layovers take up to four hours of flying time.
There's a wide choice of flights from Edinburgh to Cardiff every day of the week. On weekdays, there are three non-stop flights every day, with two direct flights on both Saturdays and Sundays. In addition, there up to nine indirect flights on weekdays, with six indirect flights on Saturdays and Sundays. The first flights leave early in the morning while the last leave late in the evening. Flight departures are concentrated in the morning and afternoon peak hours.
Departure airport: Edinburgh Airport, where flights depart from, is nine miles from the city centre. Trams and buses make the journey to the city centre in about half an hour. Among the facilities available at the airport are food outlets, cafes, public toilets, left luggage facilities, currency exchange and cash machines.
Arrival airport: Cardiff Airport is the arrival point for these flights, 12 miles from Cardiff's city centre. A bus service makes this journey in 35 minutes. Shuttle buses are available to ferry passengers to the nearest railway station from which there is half an hour's train ride to the city centre. Airport facilities include shops, food outlets, a currency exchange, cash points and public toilets.
Omio travellers most frequently book a flight from Edinburgh Airport to Cardiff Airport for this route.
The most popular departure airport with passengers for this trip, called Edinburgh Airport, is located 8.6 miles (13.8 km) from the city centre of Edinburgh.
The most popular arrival airport, Cardiff Airport, is located 11.8 miles (19 km) away from the city centre of Cardiff. You can check what public transportation connections, taxi services or airport shuttle service options are available to take you from Cardiff Airport to the city centre in Cardiff.
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