Glasgow to Edinburgh flights

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Cheap last minute flights to Edinburgh

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Departure Sun, 16 Aug Return Sun, 23 Aug
GLA Glasgow
EDI Edinburgh
return from £182
Departure Sat, 29 Aug Return Sun, 06 Sep
GLA Glasgow
EDI Edinburgh
return from £178
Flight route information
Find out further information on Glasgow and Edinburgh to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
30%

Trains in Edinburgh are 30% cheaper than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.5
Edinburgh
£1.7
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
30%

The average meal is 30% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£12
Edinburgh
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
0%

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

Glasgow
£3
Edinburgh
£3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
6%

Coffee in Edinburgh is 6% cheaper than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.85
Edinburgh
£2.69
Glasgow airports
  • ( Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 29 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: 42 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Glasgow to Edinburgh

How can I find cheap flights from Glasgow to Edinburgh at eDreams?
Our search engines have found flights from 178€ for the route Glasgow - Edinburgh. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 Glasgow?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Edinburgh costs an average of 3.00 GBP, the same as in Glasgow, while train tickets costs 32% less in Edinburgh: 1.70 GBP against 2.50 GBP in Glasgow. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in Edinburgh, 25% more than the 12.00 GBP in Glasgow. The price of the coffee is around 6% cheaper in Edinburgh, with an average of 2.69 GBP, while in Glasgow the coffee costs 2.85 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Glasgow to Edinburgh?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Glasgow to Edinburgh are July, May and June.
When is the best time to travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh?
The best time of the year to go to Edinburgh when flying from Glasgow depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1 month to fly to  Edinburgh from Glasgow in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by May and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period February, March and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Glasgow -  Edinburgh.
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