Cheap Flights from Belfast to Edinburgh
Flight information Belfast to Edinburgh
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Average flight time, total distance 139 miles
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Flights from Belfast to Edinburgh
This information is correct as of August 2015
Airlines that fly from Belfast to Edinburgh
EasyJet and Flybe both provide flights from Belfast to Edinburgh. EasyJet fly from Belfast International Airport while Flybe go from Belfast City Airport.
Belfast International Airport
Check-in at Belfast International Airport opens two hours before scheduled flight departure times. Passengers can speed up their journey through security by buying a Priority Security Pass for £3. You can pre-book your pass or buy it from a kiosk close to the security area. You’ll then be able to use the Priority Lane and get through security checks more quickly.
Facilities in the departures hall include a Burger King, Starbucks and an airport pub. There’s also a WHSmith, a Superdrug and a duty free outlet. Passengers looking a little peace and quiet before their flight can pay to access the Business Lounge, open to passengers on any ticket and class of travel. At the Business Lounge you’ll be treated to complimentary drinks, snacks and Wi-Fi.
Belfast City Airport
Passengers travelling from Belfast City Airport on domestic flights are advised to arrive at least 90 minutes before their scheduled departure time. The check-in desks are on your left as you enter the terminal building. Self-service, online and mobile check-in are available for Easyjet and Flybe.
Belfast City Airport’s departure lounge has everything you need to stock up and refresh before your trip. There’s Costa Coffee, Harvest Market with a pizza and salad bar, and Bushmills pub. Shops include Boots, WHSmith, a duty free outlet and a Travelex currency exchange. Free Wi-F is available throughout the airport and passengers can also pay to access the Aspire Lounge where they’ll find complimentary drinks, snacks and newspapers.
There is just one terminal at Edinburgh Airport. Once you’ve claimed your baggage and have entered the arrivals hall you’ll find a variety of facilities, a Marks and Spencer Food outlet, a Visit Scotland shop, a WHSmith and a Starbucks.
If you’ve chosen to hire a car from Edinburgh Airport, you’ll find the car rental centre a short walk from the terminal building. Just outside the domestic exit, there’s a covered walkway that will take you to offices for Europcar, National, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Dollar, Thrifty and Sixt. The airport is close to the M8 and M9 motorways and offers easy access into Edinburgh city centre.
Taxis are also available for travel into the city. Both black cabs and private hire cars can be found on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park opposite the terminal building. For passengers looking to book a private hire car, there’s an Edinburgh City Private Hire office located at the car park. A journey to the city centre will generally take around 25 minutes.
Other transport options include tram and bus. Trams take around 35 minutes to reach the city centre, cost £5 for a single trip and leave approximately every ten minutes from the station, which can be found by turning left as you exit baggage reclaim. Local bus routes stop outside the airport terminal while the Airlink 100 is a shuttle bus costing £4.50 and travelling to Waverley Bridge in the city centre.
As a British national, you don’t need to take your passport when travelling within the UK. However you will need some form of photographic ID. The forms of identification accepted differ depending on which airline you’re travelling with. Be sure to check with your airline before making your way to the airport.
What to Expect in Edinburgh
Prices are generally a little higher in Edinburgh than in Belfast. Alcoholic drinks are around the same price in both cities but dining out will cost you more in Edinburgh. Travelling by taxi is also more expensive in the Scottish capital.
Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.