Flights from Alicante to Edinburgh

Flight information Alicante to Edinburgh

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Average flight time, total distance 1228 miles

3h 5min

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1 airport

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Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Edinburgh: Edinburgh.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Alicante to Edinburgh is £44. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
3h 5min is the average flight time from Alicante to Edinburgh.
There are 3 airlines who fly direct from Alicante to Edinburgh.
There are 10 flights per week flying from Alicante to Edinburgh, as of August.

Flight Information

Daily flights take travellers from Alicante Airport (ALC) to Edinburgh Airport (EDI). If you are looking for cheap flights from Alicante to Edinburgh, consider one of the many flights offered by Ryanair, Iberia Airlines or Aer Lingus. EasyJet, Norwegian Airlines and Jet2 also provide service on this route. While direct flights from Alicante to Edinburgh are unavailable, travellers can choose from a variety of one-stop flights. These flights may land at Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Dublin Airport (DUB), Madrid Airport (MAD), or London Stansted (STN).

Alicante Airport has one terminal that is divided into two areas. Flights from Alicante to Edinburgh board in the area known as the "Dock." In addition to a duty-free store, the terminal offers a variety of shopping opportunities for goods, such as apparel, books and personal care items. There are also several eateries, including cafes, bars and fast food restaurants. The airport advises travellers to arrive at least two hours before an international flight. A passport is required for travel from Alicante to Edinburgh.

What to Expect When Arriving in Edinburgh

International flights arrive at the lower level of Edinburgh's single terminal. Gift shops, newsstands and clothing boutiques are available for passengers wishing to shop upon arrival in Scotland. If you want to grab a quick bite or have a drink, Flutes and Tails champagne bar, Krispy Kreme donuts and much more are located in the terminal. After proceeding through passport control, arriving international passengers can collect their luggage at the baggage claim area and pass through the customs control point.

Travellers arriving on cheap flights from Alicante to Edinburgh are advised to visit the airport's Transport Links page. Here, you can obtain information on public transportation, taxis and hiring a car. Ground transportation includes buses and trams. Car rental counters are conveniently located at the airport. You can also set up an airport transfer to reach your hotel in Edinburgh.

Money Tips

There are currency exchange facilities at the airport. While Spain uses the euro, Scotland uses the British pound. Travellers from Alicante to Edinburgh may be surprised at the price of items in Scotland. The cost of living is much higher than that in Alicante; a restaurant meal in Edinburgh costs approximately 25% more, and cab fare is almost 50% higher.

Edinburgh Time Zone

Edinburgh is in the Greenwich Mean Time Zone, and Alicante is in the Central European Time Zone. Both cities adjust their clocks for summer from March to October. As a result, Edinburgh is one hour behind Alicante year-round.

Edinburgh Weather

The capital of Scotland features a temperate maritime climate that produces summer highs in the low 20s. The city's winter daytime temperatures rarely drop below freezing. While Edinburgh's average daily temperatures are moderated by Scotland's location on the North Atlantic current, the airflow brings a fair amount of rain. October is the wettest month with more than 12 days of precipitation. The sunniest months are May through June.

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