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Flight Information from Edinburgh to Rome

distanceDistance1195 miles (1928 km)
durationAverage flight duration2 h 55 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£212 (€240)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair, Lufthansa or Brussels Airlines

Flights from Edinburgh to Rome cover the 1195 miles (1928 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 55 min with our travel partners like Ryanair, Lufthansa or Brussels Airlines. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this trip for as low as £11, but the average price of plane tickets is £212. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.


Edinburgh to Rome with RyanAir, Lufthansa and Brussel airlines

Buy your official RyanAir, Lufthansa and Brussel airlines flight tickets from Edinburgh to Rome from £11 with Omio. Find flight times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

Brussel airlines

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy flight from Edinburgh to Rome, check Omio for RyanAir flights offering this journey. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest flight to take for this 1195 miles (1928 km) route between Edinburgh and Rome, Omio makes it easier than ever to find RyanAir flights at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book plane tickets online. Check the current RyanAir flight timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Edinburgh and Rome as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your RyanAir flight on Omio. If you search for flights between Edinburgh and Rome in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the RyanAir tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for RyanAir flights from Edinburgh to Rome starting at £11, buy your official RyanAir tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

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Flights from Edinburgh to Rome: Journey Details

There are no direct flights from Edinburgh to Rome, with the quickest routes taking between 6 to 8 hours, on flights operated by KLM, British Airways, Lufthansa, Alitalia and Air France. There are several flights a day, from around 6:00 a.m. until just before 6:00 p.m., with connections at Amsterdam, London, Frankfurt, Paris or Copenhagen.

Taking a Flight from Edinburgh

Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam depart from Edinburgh International Airport, located 9 km from the city centre and linked to it by frequent Edinburgh Tramway and Airlink Express Buses, which take around half an hour to make the journey. Local buses also run from the airport to the city, but with a longer journey time. Car rentals and taxis are available at the terminal. Edinburgh's buses, including night routes, are operated by First Bus and Lothian.

Flying into Rome

The romantic city of Rome is full of monuments, museums and the archaeological remains of the Roman Empire. The Coliseum, Vatican City, the Trevi Fountain and the amazing architectural feats of the Pantheon, all bring visitors to Rome, where they can also enjoy high-end shopping, fine dining, and a growing nightlife scene. Flights from Edinburgh to Rome arrive at the Leonardo da Vinci - Fiumicino International Airport, the largest of the city's two airports. Leonardo da Vinci - Fiumicino is located 35 km South West of the city, with frequent transport links provided by the Leonardo Express Train, the Terravision Bus service, as well as by suburban trains and local buses. All four terminals have car rental desks and taxi ranks. Rome's public transport network includes trams, Metro, light railways and buses, with over twenty night routes.

Travel Tips

Flights from Edinburgh to Rome
Take a flight to Rome 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 Edinburgh to Rome.
What are the travel restrictions for Rome, Italy if I'm coming from Edinburgh, United Kingdom by plane?

Travel between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Rome, Italy by plane is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, Italy?

All travellers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 27/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to Rome from Edinburgh as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Italy by plane?

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

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

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Rome?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

Last checked on 26/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Edinburgh from Rome.

How much do cheap plane tickets between Edinburgh and Rome cost?
You can find a cheap flight from Edinburgh to Rome for some dates and times for as low as £11  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a flight from Edinburgh to Rome?
The Edinburgh to Rome plane ticket price is on average £212  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance between Edinburgh and Rome by flight?
The Edinburgh to Rome flight distance is approximately 1195 miles (1928 km).
How long does it take from Edinburgh to Rome by plane?
On average the Edinburgh to Rome flight time is 2 h 55 min  covering the 1195 miles (1928 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure airport in Edinburgh and arrival airport in Rome?

Omio travellers most frequently book a flight from Edinburgh Airport   to Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport   for this route.

Where is the Edinburgh airport located? Where is the Rome airport located?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from Edinburgh Airport, which is located around 6 miles (10 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the plane at Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport, located 14 miles (22 km) away from the city centre. You can check for taxi services, public transportation options or airport shuttle services available from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport to take you to the city centre of Rome.

What airlines offer a service between Edinburgh and Rome?
If you're looking for flights from Edinburgh to Rome, you can rely on Ryanair, Lufthansa or Brussels Airlines to get you to Rome. It's also good to check out all possible airlines for the Edinburgh to Rome journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first flight from Edinburgh to Rome? When can I take the last flight for the day?
The first Edinburgh to Rome flight departs at 05: 00   and the last flight from Edinburgh to Rome leaves at 16: 25. Check out the most up-to-date Edinburgh to Rome flight schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book Edinburgh to Rome plane tickets to get the best deals?
If you book Edinburgh to Rome plane tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £212. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights to Rome from Edinburgh. Look out for plane tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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