Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh

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Flight information Frankfurt to Edinburgh

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Average flight time, total distance 623 miles

1h 55min

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1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Edinburgh: Edinburgh.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Frankfurt to Edinburgh is £64. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 55min is the average flight time from Frankfurt to Edinburgh.
There are 2 airlines who fly direct from Frankfurt to Edinburgh.
As of October, there are 13 flights per week flying from Frankfurt to Edinburgh.

A Lufthansa flight can take you directly from Frankfurt to Edinburgh. These cheap flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh are offered daily with two flights available on most days. They typically leave either in the late morning or afternoon.

Lufthansa also offers connecting flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh as do Brussels Airlines, KLM, Aer Lingus, Air France and British Airways. Brussels Airlines has passengers make their connections in Brussels, and KLM typically has people change planes in Amsterdam. Aer Lingus flies through Dublin, and Air France travels through Paris. British Airways flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh go through London. This may require a change of airport in London, but there are several buses that you can take to travel from one airport to the other to board cheap flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh.

It's a good idea to arrive at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) two hours before your departure from Frankfurt to Edinburgh. You'll be flying out of Terminal 1 if you're booked with Lufthansa. Terminal 2 is where British Airways, Air France, KLM and Aer Lingus are based. The Airport City mall is a full-size mall with stores selling high-end clothing and accessories. There are also several places to eat located here, including Asia Snack Box and Ditsch.

German citizens do not need a visa to visit the U.K. Bring your national ID card or passport to pass through immigration.

When your flight lands, you'll find yourself at the terminal of Edinburgh Airport (EDI). This terminal has shops like WHSmith, Dixons Travel and Superdrug where you can pick up anything you need.

Edinburgh Airport is only 6 miles away from the city centre. Taxis are located outside the terminal as are public buses. Airlink 100, Skylink 200, Skylink 300 and Night Bus N22 all pick up passengers from Edinburgh Airport. The Edinburgh Tram is another convenient option as it leaves every seven minutes. Travel time from the airport to the city centre is half an hour. Trams stop at other locations in the city, so you can look ahead to find one near your hotel.

What to Expect When Arriving in Edinburgh

Set your watch back by one hour to adjust for the time difference. You'll want to have some pounds in your wallet for small purchases. There is an exchange centre in the terminal, but you can also visit an ATM to withdraw cash. Goods and services in Edinburgh are a bit cheaper, on average, than in Frankfurt. You'll pay about 10 percent more for alcoholic beverages and meals at some restaurants, but the overall cost of living is 5 percent less in Edinburgh.

The Weather in Edinburgh

In the summer, Edinburgh is cooler than Frankfurt; in the winter, the opposite is true. Edinburgh summers regularly experience highs in the upper teens. In the winter, highs are around 7 °C, and lows usually drop down to 1 °C. It's less rainy than in Frankfurt, but it can rain at any time of the year. The wettest months are October through January.

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