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East Midlands to Edinburgh flights

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Flight DurationFlights between East Midlands and Edinburgh take, on average, 1 h and 10 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between East Midlands with Edinburgh found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport East Midlands is the departure airport operating flights between East Midlands and Edinburgh
Arriving AirportFlights departing East Midlands with Edinburgh as destination arrives at Turnhouse

Cheap last minute flights to Edinburgh

Latest deals and top flight routes from East Midlands airports.

Departure Sat, 30 Oct Return Sun, 31 Oct
EMA East Midlands
EDI Edinburgh
return from £58
Departure Sun, 14 Nov Return Thu, 18 Nov
EMA East Midlands
EDI Edinburgh
return from £340
Flight route information
Find out further information on East Midlands and Edinburgh to help you prepare for your trip.
East Midlands airports
  • ( Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 37 miles
  • ( East Midlands (EMA)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Sheffield (DSA)
    How far from city centre: 41 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: 224 miles

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Useful information for the flight from East Midlands to Edinburgh

How long is the flight from East Midlands to Edinburgh?

Flight duration is 1 hour and 10 minutes for direct flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Edinburgh?

According to the time of year you are travelling to Edinburgh, make sure to pack for the weather. The city has a reputation for being misty and wet, but it can also be hot and sunny in summer, with long days, lasting almost until midnight! Be sure to bring layered clothing and rain-proof gear.

Which airlines fly from East Midlands to Edinburgh

A number of different airlines operate direct and indirect domestic flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh, including:

  • Flybe, an Exeter-based British low-cost carrier which is Europe's biggest independent regional airline.
  • British Airways, the national airline of the UK, based in London Heathrow.
  • Brussels Airlines, Belgian airline based in Brussels.
  • Lufthansa, the national airline of Germany.

How to find cheap flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh

Opodo is the easiest way to find cheap flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh. Finding the best tickets for your flights is quick and easy with Opodo's powerful and intuitive search engine, which filters through hundreds of airfares from different airlines and shows you the best deal on the route for your chosen dates. You can easily organise the results by departure time, quickest flight, cheapest time to go, or even by preferred airline. Opodo will also alert you of any special deals or last-minute flight offers from East Midlands to Edinburgh, so you can be sure you have the best price. Opodo also has a free helpline you can phone any time, if you need assistance with your bookings.

When are the best times to fly from East Midlands to Edinburgh

  • In August, Edinburgh transforms into a festival city. Thousands of performers and spectators flock to the city to enjoy the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the world's biggest arts and performance festival, featuring theatre, comedy, cabaret, music performances, and much more.
  • December is a festive time to visit Edinburgh, with plenty of public Christmas events taking place throughout the city. This is soon followed by the world-famous Edinburgh Hogmanay New Year's celebrations with torchlight parades, candlelight concerts, and many parties.

Airports in East Midlands

One major international airport serves a number of cities in East Midlands: East Midlands Airport (EMA).

Useful information about East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport is located near Castle Donington in Leicestershire. It is 20 miles distance from Leicester, 14 miles from Nottingham, and 12.5 miles from Derby.

How to get to the airport:

  • By bus – Skylink bus services bring you to the airport from Derby, Nottingham, or Leicester, services run 24 hours a day, travel duration of about 30 to 40 minutes.
  • By train – various trains bring you to East Midlands Parkway train station, which is connected to the airport by an hourly shuttle bus.
  • By taxi or car – 20 minutes from Derby, 25 minutes from Nottingham, 30 minutes from Leicester.

Services: airport lounges, designated smoking areas, prayer rooms, free Wi-Fi service, aviation museum, fast-track security, long-stay airport parking, duty-free shopping, and a number of food and retail outlets.

Airports in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is served by one major international airport: Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

Useful information about Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport is in Ingliston, approximately 10 miles west of the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By bicycle – a cycle path brings you to the city, about 50 minutes.
  • By taxi or car – 25 minutes to Edinburgh city centre.
  • By train – tram to Edinburgh Park Station or Edinburgh Gateway Station, then a train to Edinburgh Waverley, connections every 15 minutes at peak times for a total journey time of about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • By bus – Airlink 100 service to Waverley Bridge, about 30 minutes, departures every 10 minutes between 5am and midnight. The N22 service runs the same route at night.

Services: 2 hours free Wi-Fi, designated smoking areas, multi-faith prayer rooms, disabled toilets, ATMs, tourist information counters, and a number of shops, cafes, and food outlets in the arrivals' area.

What to do and visit in Edinburgh

  • Spend some time at Edinburgh's amazing festivals. Aside from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, which is the largest festival of its kind in the world, there is also the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Festival to enjoy. But that's not all. Other world-class festivals, including the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, the Edinburgh International Book Festival, and the Edinburgh International Film Festival await.
  • Stroll down the Royal Mile, and up to Edinburgh Castle, or hike to the top of the city's other iconic hill, Arthur's Seat. Here you can enjoy brilliant views over Edinburgh and the nearby sea.
  • Explore Edinburgh's labyrinthine network of underground passageways and learn about the city's medieval history, or explore the city's Gothic side with a ghost tour. Or follow a writers' tour, taking you to the spots that inspired famous novels in what was the world's first UNESCO City of Literature.

Frequent asked questions about flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh

😷 Is it safe to travel from East Midlands 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 East Midlands. 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 can I find cheap flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from East Midlands to Edinburgh is 58£. 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.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from East Midlands to Edinburgh?
The most popular months to book a trip from East Midlands to Edinburgh are July, June and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from East Midlands to Edinburgh?
The best time of the year to go to Edinburgh when flying from East Midlands 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 East Midlands in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, March and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route East Midlands -  Edinburgh.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from East Midlands to Edinburgh?
The total flight time between East Midlands and Edinburgh is of around 01:10 hours on average, considering an average distance of 371 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 East Midlands?
While in East Midlands the temperatures can reach an average of 28.09 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 -2.73 ºC average degrees reported in East Midlands. During the winter period, East Midlands can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Edinburgh have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between East Midlands and Edinburgh?
The main airport route flying between East Midlands and Edinburgh is: East Midlands (EMA) to Turnhouse (EDI). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Flybe.
  • Loganair.
  • Eastern Airways.
Which are the airlines with flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh?
Airlines with direct flights departing from East Midlands to Edinburgh are:
  • Flybe.
  • Loganair.
  • Eastern Airways.

Turnhouse - Latest customer reviews

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Date 2019-07-02 Age 51-70 City Edinburgh

Time of flight to Edinburgh was changed 3 times. I went to airport with 1 hr 30mins to spare and Security was closed. I had to pay for another flight at 3pm the following day. No apologies No concessions although I was greatly inconvenienced

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