Flights from Belfast to Edinburgh

Flight information Belfast to Edinburgh

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 224 kilometres

0h 50min

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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 Belfast to Edinburgh is €52. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
0h 50min is the average flight time from Belfast to Edinburgh.
There are 2 airlines who fly direct from Belfast to Edinburgh.
There are 48 flights per week flying from Belfast to Edinburgh, as of August.

This information is correct as of October 2018.

## Booking Cheap Flights From Belfast to Edinburgh

Customers looking to book cheap flights from Belfast to Edinburgh can do so quickly and easily through Skyscanner. The Skyscanner website provides graphs showing a monthly breakdown of average prices between Belfast and Edinburgh. It also helps users compare alternate dates and nearby airports to secure the best price. With one click, users can view prices for an entire month. Price alerts via email are available, too, when the price changes on your selected route.

## Airlines That Fly From Belfast to Edinburgh

Currently, both Flybe and easyJet offer direct, cheap flights from Belfast to Edinburgh Airport (EDI). Flights on both airlines are available seven days a week. On easyJet, flights from Belfast to Edinburgh depart from Belfast International Airport (BFS). Flybe departs from Belfast City Airport (BHD).

## Terminal Information – Departing

Belfast is served by two airports.

Belfast Airport is just 18 miles from Belfast city centre with good public transport links and excellent road connections. Trains to Belfast, Lisburn and Londonderry call at Antrim station which is just 6 miles from Belfast Airport. The train station is connected by local bus service 109A. The Airport Express 300 runs every 10 minutes between Belfast Airport and the city centre taking just 30 minutes and costing £7.50* for a one way ticket. Shuttle buses, car hire and taxis are also available from the airport.

Inside Belfast Airport there are cash machines, currency exchange desks, free Wi-Fi internet, cafes, restaurants and snack bars, a range of duty free shopping, a newsagents and shops selling books, travel essentials and gifts. There is a children’s play area, baby changing facilities, car hire, car parking and one on-site hotel.

George Best Belfast City Airport is just 2 miles from the city centre and also has good road and public transport links. A rail service operates to Belfast Central and Victoria Street stations from Sydenham Station, which is adjacent to the airport. A free shuttle buses operate from the airport to the station taking just 6 minutes. The Airport Express Bus 600 runs both to the bus station and train station taking 13 minutes and 15 minutes respectively. Ticket prices are £2.40* and £1.90* for one way tickets. Taxis and car hire are also available.

Inside George Best Airport there are cash machines, currency exchange facilities, free Wi-Fi internet, baby changing facilities, a food village with snack bars, cafes and restaurants, a small selection of shops, business services, car parking and car hire.

## Terminal Information – Arriving

Edinburgh Airport is conveniently situated just 8 miles from the city centre and can has excellent public transport links.  A new tram line connects the airport to the city centre in 35-40 minutes and costs £5* for a one way fare. Local airport bus service Airlink 100 connects the airport to Waverley Train station in the city centre in just 20-25 minutes, stopping at other destinations along the way. A single fare costs £4.50* while an open return is just £7.50*. Buses operate from 4am to half past midnight. Taxis and car hire are also available from the airport.

Although small and with only one terminal, Edinburgh Airport has offers an excellent range of shops and services. There is a newsagent, chemist, a large duty free shopping area, a couple of bars and restaurants, several cafes and a sushi bar and champagne and oyster bar.There are cash machines, currency exchange desks, a children’s play area, free Wi-Fi internet, baby care and baby changing facilities as well as business and conference services.

## Practical Information When Travelling From Belfast to Edinburgh – Passports / Visas

U.K. and EU citizens do not need a passport to travel on flights from Belfast to Edinburgh. A valid driving licence (with a photo) or valid photographic EU or Swiss identity card is sufficient. Valid police warrants or badges and valid armed forces cards are also acceptable. Children younger than 16 do not require identification documents for travel within the U.K.

Self-service kiosks are available at both Belfast International and Belfast City airports. There, you can check in and print boarding cards. If you encounter any problem using self-service facilities for flights from Belfast to Edinburgh, a staff member can help with no charge.

Aim to check in no later than 90 minutes before departure if travelling from Belfast City. Check-in opens two hours before departure at Belfast International, and travellers are urged to check in as early as possible at this airport.

## What to Expect in Edinburgh

Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, has a medieval 'Old Town' and a Georgian 'New Town'. History lovers will enjoy Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace and walking the Royal Mile. Shoppers can find everything they want on Princes Street, the city's main shopping area. Arthur's Seat, The Meadows and Calton Hill are ideal places for a relaxing stroll. Edinburgh is renowned for its yearly August art festival and idyllic Christmas markets.

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