Cheap flights from Edinburgh

Travel quickly and cheaply across the UKEurope and beyond with flights from Edinburgh Airport. A convenient way to get around the British Isles, Edinburgh has some bargain deals to short-haul city break destinations like CopenhagenOslo and Barcelona. Recent years have opened up affordable routes to the US, and there are direct services to the Middle East for business travellers.

See the full range of destinations you can fly to from Edinburgh in the table below, or type ‘Everywhere’ in the search bar above to find some inspiration for your next trip.


Which airlines fly from Edinburgh Airport?

Budget travellers are well covered at Edinburgh Airport, as cheap short-haul European flights are provided by RyanaireurowingsIberia Express and more. Domestic flights around the UK are largely served by easyJet and Flybe, while you can fly off for package holidays in the sun direct from Edinburgh with Jet2 and Thomson. Transatlantic routes are offered by big US names like United, Delta and American Airlines.


Airlines flying from Edinburgh

  • British Airways
  • Thomson
  • KLM
  • Eurowings
  • Iberia Express
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Transavia
  • Air Canada (Rouge)
  • Wow Air
  • American Airlines
  • Edelweiss
  • United Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • SAS – Scandinavian Airlines
  • Etihad
  • Qatar Airways
  • Vueling
  • Emirates
  • Aer Lingus
  • Lufthansa
  • Jet2
  • Finnair
  • Norwegian
  • Turkish Airlines
  • BH Air
  • Aegean Airlines
  • Atlantic Airways
  • Air France



Where can you fly to from Edinburgh Airport?

Edinburgh is a handy base for London and the rest of the UK, with regular flights to regional airports like East Midlands, Manchester and Bristol.

Direct international flights stretch as far as New York to the West and Qatar to the East. The bulk of flights from Edinburgh are low-cost European routes, and there are busy sunshine routes to the Med, with an average of 17 flights to Tenerife every week, along with frequent services to Faro and Malaga.

If you’re looking for an alternative, cheaper route to the US, Wow Air offer low-cost connecting flights from Edinburgh to destinations like LA or Miami, via Reykjavik.

Alternative route - trains from Edinburgh

If you're looking for a more scenic route, you can take a train from Edinburgh to the following destinations and more, all using the Skyscanner app!

Edinburgh to London

Edinburgh to Glasgow


Short-haul destinations from Edinburgh

  • UK & Channel Islands
  • Ireland
  • Denmark        
  • Belgium          
  • Sweden          
  • Cyprus
  • Portugal          
  • Spain  
  • Netherlands    
  • France
  • Italy    
  • Switzerland    
  • Germany        
  • Greece           
  • Finland           
  • Austria
  • Norway          
  • Czech Republic         
  • Iceland
  • Malta  


Long-haul destinations from Edinburgh

  • USA
  • Canada
  • UAE
  • Qatar
  • Turkey



How to get to Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport is well-connected to the city by public transport, with trams (30 minutes journey time), an express Airlink bus (30 minutes) and Lothian buses (40-60 minutes) all stopping directly at the terminal.

Passengers coming from surrounding towns and cities like Fife, St Andrews and Glasgow can use Citylink and Stagecoach buses, or take the train to Edinburgh Gateway station (formerly Edinburgh Park), from which it’s a 7 minute tram ride to the airport.

Drivers will find the airport easily accessible off the A8 and M8 roads between Edinburgh and Glasgow, around eight miles west of Edinburgh city centre.


If you have an early flight why not check into an airport hotel?

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