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Cardiff to Edinburgh flights

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Departure Tue, 27 Oct Return Sat, 31 Oct
CWL Cardiff
EDI Edinburgh
return from £155
Departure Thu, 12 Nov Return Mon, 16 Nov
CWL Cardiff
EDI Edinburgh
return from £162
Flight route information
Find out further information on Cardiff and Edinburgh to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
10%

Trains in Edinburgh are 10% cheaper than in Cardiff.

Cardiff
£2
Edinburgh
£1.8
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
50%

The average meal is 50% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Cardiff.

Cardiff
£10
Edinburgh
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
0%

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

Cardiff
£3
Edinburgh
£3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
3%

Coffee is 3% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Cardiff.

Cardiff
£2.66
Edinburgh
£2.74
Cardiff airports
  • ( Bristol (BRS)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Cardiff-Wales (CWL)
    How far from city centre: 10 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
K Distance: 309 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh

Is it safe to travel from Cardiff to Edinburgh during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Kingdom may apply when travelling from Cardiff. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much are flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh?
The average price to go from Cardiff to Edinburgh is of 61.03 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cardiff to Edinburgh is 155£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Edinburgh expensive to visit compared to Cardiff?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Edinburgh costs an average of 3.00 GBP, the same as in Cardiff, while train tickets costs 10% less in Edinburgh: 1.80 GBP against 2.00 GBP in Cardiff. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in Edinburgh, 50% more than the 10.00 GBP in Cardiff. The price of the coffee is around 3% more expensive in Edinburgh, with an average of 2.75 GBP , while in Cardiff the coffee costs 2.68 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cardiff to Edinburgh?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cardiff to Edinburgh are October, August and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cardiff to Edinburgh?
The best time of the year to go to Edinburgh when flying from Cardiff depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Edinburgh from Cardiff in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and March. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cardiff -  Edinburgh.
What is the cheapest price for a flight from Cardiff to Edinburgh?
The total flight time between Cardiff and Edinburgh is of around 01:17 hours on average, considering an average distance of 506 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How is the weather in Edinburgh compared to Cardiff?
While in Cardiff the temperatures can reach an average of 26.93 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Edinburgh's temperatures can go up to 24.09 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -4.11 ºC in Edinburgh, compared to the -1.52 ºC average degrees reported in Cardiff. During the winter period, Cardiff can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Edinburgh have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Cardiff and Edinburgh?
The main airport route flying between Cardiff and Edinburgh is: Cardiff-Wales (CWL) to Turnhouse (EDI). This route is covered by the following airline(s): Flybe. Emirates. Loganair.

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Date 2019-11-17 Age 51-70 City Perth

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