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Mon, 03 Jun MAN - EDI
Mon, 03 Jun EDI - MAN
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£112 £82
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Sun, 16 Jun MAN - EDI
£61 £60
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Tue, 04 Jun MAN - EDI
Wed, 05 Jun EDI - MAN
-34 %
£84 £55
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Mon, 27 May MAN - EDI
Tue, 28 May EDI - MAN
£282 £273
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Mon, 10 Jun MAN - EDI
Thu, 13 Jun EDI - MAN
£289 £280
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Fri, 14 Jun MAN - EDI
Sun, 16 Jun EDI - MAN
£297 £288
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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
0% A train in Edinburgh costs roughly the same as in Manchester.
Manchester £2
Edinburgh £2
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
0% A meal in Edinburgh costs roughly the same as in Manchester.
Manchester £15
Edinburgh £15
Distance: 175 miles
Manchester airports
Manchester International (MAN) How far from city centre: 9 miles
Birmingham Intl (BHX) How far from city centre: 74 miles
Liverpool John Lennon (LPL) How far from city centre: 27 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

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from Manchester

Manchester is located in the north west of England. The city is rich in culture and history and it delights everyone with its wide range of cultural attractions and exciting activities. Manchester has several recreational and entertainment options, which make it one of the desirable places to visit in England.

Its popular sporting team - Manchester United - has also made the city a popular destination as football enthusiasts visit from all over the world to watch premiership football matches. Manchester Airport is one of the busiest airports in the United Kingdom and it operates regular flights from Manchester to Edinburgh several times a day.

Getting to Manchester airport

Manchester to Edinburgh flights take about two hours to reach Edinburgh airport in Scotland. Manchester airport is located outside the city, but just a short distance from central Manchester. Getting to the airport from the city is a simple process. There are several transportation options you can opt for, such as train, tram, metro or bus.

You can also opt for a taxi or car rental ride from your location in the city to the airport. Trains depart from Manchester Piccadilly Station to the airport every hour, daily. National Express coaches are also available for transfer from the city to the airport. The number 43 bus runs from Piccadilly Gardens to the airport.

Arriving to Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a fascinating city, steeped in history and culture and featuring spectacular ancient attractions. The city is one of the oldest cities in the United Kingdom and is also the financial centre of Scotland. Without losing the vestiges of the prehistoric days, Edinburgh features thriving modern attractions and fun activities.

The capital city of Scotland is a UNESCO literature city and it features renowned educational institutions. The city is divided into two parts, the new and old towns and, jointly, they are a UNESCO World Heritage site. Edinburgh features exciting events and festivals, including the Edinburgh International Festival.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to Edinburgh from Manchester land at Edinburgh Airport, which is one of the busiest airports in Scotland. The airport is not far from Edinburgh's city centre, and getting to the city from the airport is easy.

You can opt for a bus; several bus services are located outside the Arrival hall. You can take a tram, a reliable transport system connecting the airport and the city centre. Taxis are also available for transfer to the city centre from the airport. If you are travelling to a neighbouring area, you can take Airlink 100 express or Lothian Bus No 35, which run from the airport to other destinations.

Frequently asked questions about flights from Manchester to Edinburgh

How long does the flight take to go from Manchester to Edinburgh?
The total flight time between Manchester and Edinburgh is of around 01:09 hours on average, considering an average distance of 297 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Manchester to Edinburgh at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Manchester to Edinburgh is 55£. 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 Manchester?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Edinburgh costs an average of 4.00 GBP, 21% more expensive than Manchester, with a fare of 3.30 GBP, while train tickets are cheaper, but cost the same in both Edinburgh and Manchester: 2.00 GBP. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in both Edinburgh and Manchester. The price of the coffee is around 4% cheaper in Edinburgh, with an average of 3.42 GBP, while in Manchester the coffee costs 3.58 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Manchester to Edinburgh?
The most popular months to book a trip from Manchester to Edinburgh are July, August and September, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Manchester to Edinburgh?
The best time of the year to go to Edinburgh when flying from Manchester 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 Manchester in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Manchester - Edinburgh.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Manchester to Edinburgh?
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 Manchester. 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 is the weather in Edinburgh compared to Manchester?
While in Manchester the temperatures can reach an average of 26.08 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 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 -2.77 ºC average degrees reported in Manchester. During the winter period, Manchester can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Edinburgh have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Manchester and Edinburgh?
The main airport route flying between Manchester and Edinburgh is: Manchester International (MAN) to Turnhouse (EDI). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Flybe.
  • Etihad Airways.
  • Virgin Atlantic.
Which are the airlines with flights from Manchester to Edinburgh?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Manchester to Edinburgh are:
  • Flybe.
  • Loganair.

Turnhouse - Latest customer reviews

5.0 /5
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5.0 /5
Kathy
Date 2019-07-30 Age 51-70 City Manchester

Clean with plenty of facilities.

Flight Duration 1 h and 9 m Flights between Manchester and Edinburgh take, on average, 1 h and 9 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £55 Cheapest price for a flight between Manchester and Edinburgh found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Manchester International The airport Manchester International is the departure airport operating flights between Manchester and Edinburgh
Arriving Airport Turnhouse Flights departing Manchester with Edinburgh as destination arrive at Turnhouse

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