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Flights Bristol to Edinburgh

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Last minute flights to Edinburgh

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Departure Tue, 22 Oct Return Wed, 23 Oct
CWL Cardiff
GLA Glasgow
return from £151
Departure Fri, 15 Nov Return Sat, 16 Nov
CWL Cardiff
GLA Glasgow
return from £173
Departure Tue, 15 Oct Return Fri, 18 Oct
BRS Bristol
GLA Glasgow
return from £51
Departure Wed, 13 Nov Return Thu, 21 Nov
BRS Bristol
GLA Glasgow
return from £61
Route information
Discover the most useful information about Bristol and Edinburgh to organise your travel.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Train
Local, one-way ticket
30%

Trains in Edinburgh are 30% cheaper than in Bristol.

Bristol
£2.5
Edinburgh
£1.7
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
0%

A meal in Edinburgh costs roughly the same as in Bristol.

Bristol
£15
Edinburgh
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
0%

A taxi in Edinburgh costs roughly the same as in Bristol.

Bristol
£2.9
Edinburgh
£3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
4%

Coffee in Edinburgh is 4% cheaper than in Bristol.

Bristol
£2.76
Edinburgh
£2.66
( Bristol airports
  • ? Bristol (BRS)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ? Cardiff-Wales (CWL)
    How far from city centre: 39 miles
) Edinburgh airports
  • ? Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ? Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 42 miles
  • ? Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 63 miles
L Distance: 312 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Bristol to Edinburgh

How long is the Bristol flight to Edinburgh?

If you have a direct flight from Bristol to Edinburgh, the flight duration is one hour and ten minutes.

How early should I arrive at the airport?

Airlines sometimes have special requirements, but otherwise you should aim to have checked in, either online or at the airport desks, and to go through the security checks at least two hours before your plane’s scheduled departure.

Most important things to pack in my suitcase to travel to Edinburgh?

Edinburgh is an incredibly picturesque city, so the most important part of your luggage should be a camera. If you are planning on walking in any of the surrounding hills it may be worth packing a rainproof jacket just in case, but binoculars and the aforementioned camera should be seen as essential.

Which airlines fly from Bristol to Edinburgh?

The flight path is just over 300 miles and only easyJet fly non-stop to Edinburgh. Here are some of the other airline names that fly on this route with one or more stopovers:

How to find cheap flights from Bristol to Edinburgh

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When is the best time to fly from Bristol to Edinburgh?

August is the best time to visit Edinburgh for a city break as the weather is lovely and warm and it is festival season. Edinburgh is world-famous for its Fringe Festival which takes place this month, as well as the Edinburgh International Festival and the Military Tattoo.

Airports in Bristol

Useful information about Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport is just over 8 miles from the city centre but is not connected to any rail services:

  • Train: There are no train services directly to the airport, but you can catch the Airport Flyer Express from Bristol Temple Meads Train Station. It runs 24 hours a day and takes about 30 minutes, costing £7 for a single ticket and £11 for a return.
  • Bus: The aforementioned Airport Flyer Bus also picks up from the bus and coach station in the centre of Bristol for the same price and runs every 10 minutes. If you are arriving from outside the city, there are many National Express and Falcon Service buses that have stops at the airport whether you are coming from Wales or elsewhere in England.
  • Taxi: You can pick up a taxi from any one of the taxi ranks around Bristol or order one in advance. The standard price should be around £30 from the city centre depending on the size of vehicle you hire, and will take about 20 minutes.

Airports in Edinburgh

Useful information about Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport has just the one passenger terminal with a small array of shops, bars and restaurants. There is no train station at the airport, but the closest one can be accessed by tram or bus:

  • Tram: Edinburgh Trams run a service from the airport into western and central Edinburgh at a cost of £6, and this trip takes 35 minutes into the city itself.
  • Train: There are no train links here, but the Edinburgh trams all stop at Edinburgh Gateway, Park Central and Park Station for the same ticket price of £6. The journey takes between 10 and 15 minutes.
  • Bus: Lothian bus Airlink 100 will take you into Edinburgh city centre for £4.50 for a single, or £7.50 return. The journey takes just over 30 minutes depending on traffic, but overnight you will need to catch the N22 night bus at a flat rate of £3.
  • Taxi: Taxis can be found at the taxi rank in the ground floor of the multi-storey car park just outside the terminal. Trips will take about 25 minutes to get into the city along the A8 at a cost of about £20.

What to do and visit in Edinburgh

Scotland’s capital is a compact city with many hilly streets. With its rich history there are so many places to visit, and here are the most popular:

  • Edinburgh Castle overlooking the city with tremendous views.
  • Walking the Royal Mile from the castle to the spectacular Holyrood Palace built in the 1670s.
  • Real Mary King’s Close, a street frozen in time from the 17th century.
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