Manchester to Edinburgh flights

Sat, 20 Apr
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Overview: Manchester to Edinburgh flight

distanceDistance174 miles
durationAverage flight duration3 h 30 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£238 (€265)
changesDirect flightNo
carriersAirlinesBritish Airways

Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh cover the 174 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like British Airways. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this route for as low as £75, but the average price of plane tickets is £238. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.

Cheap flights tickets from Manchester to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 20 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap flight ticket from Manchester to Edinburgh is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
British Airways
12:256h45
Manchester Airport (MAN)
19:10Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
£831One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
British Airways
07:006h20
Manchester Airport (MAN)
13:20Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
£1971One-way
1 change
British Airways
12:255h20
Manchester Airport (MAN)
17:45Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
£2061One-way
1 change
British Airways
12:257h55
Manchester Airport (MAN)
20:20Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
£2061One-way
1 change
British Airways
10:558h15
Manchester Airport (MAN)
19:10Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
£3581One-way
1 change

Flight scheduleManchester to Edinburgh

Showing flights for tomorrow, Saturday, 20 April
British Airways
07:005h15
Manchester Airport (MAN)
12:15Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
07:008h00
Manchester Airport (MAN)
15:00Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
07:009h45
Manchester Airport (MAN)
16:45Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
07:006h20
Manchester Airport (MAN)
13:20Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
07:505h30
Manchester Airport (MAN)
13:20Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
07:507h10
Manchester Airport (MAN)
15:00Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
07:504h25
Manchester Airport (MAN)
12:15Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
07:508h55
Manchester Airport (MAN)
16:45Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
10:559h25
Manchester Airport (MAN)
20:20Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
10:556h50
Manchester Airport (MAN)
17:45Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
10:558h15
Manchester Airport (MAN)
19:10Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
10:554h05
Manchester Airport (MAN)
15:00Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
10:555h50
Manchester Airport (MAN)
16:45Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
12:255h20
Manchester Airport (MAN)
17:45Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
12:257h55
Manchester Airport (MAN)
20:20Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
12:256h45
Manchester Airport (MAN)
19:10Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
12:254h20
Manchester Airport (MAN)
16:45Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
16:503h30
Manchester Airport (MAN)
20:20Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change
British Airways
16:506h25
Manchester Airport (MAN)
23:15Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
1 change

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Flight times from Manchester to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 20 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 30 m

Average

6 h 31 m

Flights per day

19

Distance

282 km

To travel from Manchester to Edinburgh you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
British Airways
16:503h30
Manchester Airport (MAN)
20:20Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
£4801One-way
1 change
2nd Fastest
British Airways
10:554h05
Manchester Airport (MAN)
15:00Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
£7271One-way
1 change
British Airways
12:254h20
Manchester Airport (MAN)
16:45Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
£4531One-way
1 change
British Airways
07:504h25
Manchester Airport (MAN)
12:15Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
£8021One-way
1 change
British Airways
07:005h15
Manchester Airport (MAN)
12:15Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
£5671One-way
1 change

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Airlines: British Airways Manchester to Edinburgh

You can travel by flight to Edinburgh from Manchester with British Airways for as low as £133. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

British Airways (BA) is the United Kingdom’s flag carrier airline with headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). BA is the second largest UK-based airline in terms of fleet size and number of passengers carried. Known as a full-service global airline, British Airways offers year-round low fares to destinations worldwide and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia.

Manchester to Edinburgh flight information with British Airways:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: £133

Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh

Up to four direct flights per day operate between Manchester airport and Edinburgh airport. Each flight takes an average of one hour five minutes to make the journey. Passengers also have the option of taking a non-direct flight.

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Edinburgh?

Flybe operates the direct air route between Manchester and Edinburgh. On non-direct routes, other airlines may be responsible for operating one or both legs of the journey.

How long is the flight from Manchester to Edinburgh?

Direct flights from Manchester to Edinburgh have an average flying time of one hour five minutes. The quickest non-direct flight takes closer to three hours and incorporates a change at Norwich airport.

How many flights are there from Manchester to Edinburgh?

On weekdays, up to four flights operate between Manchester airport and Edinburgh airport. These flights usually leave in the early morning, around lunchtime, in the late afternoon and in the evening. Fewer flights make the journey at weekends, with one leaving Manchester on most Saturday mornings and two departing on the majority of Sundays. Sunday flights are usually scheduled so that one departs in the late afternoon and one in the evening.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Manchester to Edinburgh?

Departure airport: Flights depart from Manchester airport. Around ten miles from the city centre, Manchester airport offers good transport connections with destinations across the north-west and beyond. It has its own railway station, and coach and bus services also stop at the airport. Additionally, there is long-stay, short-stay and drop-off parking for those arriving by car. Each of the three terminals has a wide choice of refreshment and shopping outlets, as well as passenger lounges, free wi-fi and multi-faith prayer rooms.

Arrival airport: Flights terminate at Edinburgh Airport. Passengers arriving at Edinburgh airport have a variety of transport options to get them the eight miles into central Edinburgh or on to another destination. Trams provide a frequent service into the city, and connect with the local rail network at Haymarket and Edinburgh Park stations. The 100 bus service goes direct into the city centre, and a chauffeur service, car hire facilities, pre-booked taxis and a public taxi rank provide further options for anyone who wants to travel onwards by road but has not left a car in one of the airport car parks. Inside the terminal, the Arrivals Hall includes refreshment and shopping facilities.

FAQs: Manchester to Edinburgh flights

FAQs: Take a flight from Manchester to Edinburgh hassle-free. 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 Manchester to Edinburgh.
FAQs
Cheap plane tickets from Manchester to Edinburgh can start from as little as £75 when you book in advance. The average flight ticket price for Manchester to Edinburgh is £238; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The flight time between Manchester and Edinburgh is on average 3 h 30 min   for the 174 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Manchester to Edinburgh by flight can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first flight from Manchester to Edinburgh leaves at 06: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last flight from Manchester to Edinburgh leaves at 19: 55.
For the journey from Manchester to Edinburgh you can take a flight with British Airways. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services from Manchester to Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh generally leave from Manchester Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.

Manchester Airport is 15.3 km away from Manchester city centre and Edinburgh Airport is 13.5 km from Edinburgh city centre.

The cheapest month for a flight from Manchester to Edinburgh is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Edinburgh from Manchester including taking a train, coach or flight.

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