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from Zurich to Edinburgh

You can get from Zurich to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Zurich to Edinburgh on 23 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:05Zurich Airport5h00 11:05Edinburgh Airport
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17:50Zurich Airport23h35 16:25Edinburgh Airport
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18:05Zurich Airport23h50 16:55Edinburgh Airport
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18:05Zurich Airport18h00 11:05Edinburgh Airport
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14:40Zurich Airport21h25 11:05Edinburgh Airport
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Travel Information to Edinburgh from Zurich

distanceDistance774 miles (1248 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £134 • 4 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir France

Take a flight to travel 774 miles (1248 km) between Zurich and Edinburgh. Air France is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Zurich to Edinburgh.

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Travel from Zurich to Edinburgh
Travel 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 Zurich to Edinburgh.
Does United Kingdom have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling between Zurich and Edinburgh?

Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Edinburgh from Zurich restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Zurich?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 21/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Zurich to Edinburgh closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Zurich, Switzerland from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

Return travel to Zurich, Switzerland from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from United Kingdom?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 15/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Zurich from Edinburgh.

What are my Zurich to Edinburgh travel options?

Travelling from Zurich to Edinburgh includes taking a flight.

What is the fastest way to Edinburgh from Zurich?

A flight is the fastest way to get from Zurich to Edinburgh with an average travel time for this trip around 4 h 25 min.

How far is Edinburgh from Zurich?

The distance from Zurich to Edinburgh is approximately 774 miles (1248 km).

When going from Zurich to Edinburgh, where do I depart from Zurich and where do I arrive in Edinburgh?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Zurich to Edinburgh:

  • Most travellers catch their flight from Zurich Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.
Which travel operators can get me from Zurich to Edinburgh?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Edinburgh from Zurich:

  • You can travel by plane between Zurich and Edinburgh with Air France, and you can find Air France Zurich to Edinburgh tickets for £134 on Omio.
Can I travel directly between Zurich and Edinburgh?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Zurich to Edinburgh:

  • You'll find direct flights with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Edinburgh as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Edinburgh from Zurich.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Zurich to Edinburgh?
Looking to extend your trip from Zurich to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from Zurich to Edinburgh usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Manchester from Edinburgh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I book a ticket between Zurich and Edinburgh online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Edinburgh from Zurich, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost £134 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Zurich and Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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