Favourite airline: flybe
Most travellers looking for flights on the route from Cardiff to Edinburgh decide to book with flybe.
31 %
19 %
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147 days before departure
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 41 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
01h 10min
15h 10min
08h 55min
The favourite connection is non-stop
45 % of travellers decide to book a direct flight on this route.
Direct flights
01h 10min, from £84
45 %
1 stopover Amsterdam Schiphol
15h 10min, from £142
27 %
2 stopovers Glasgow Belfast City
08h 55min, from £207
18 %
Return from £84.00
The price of a ticket for a flight on 04/06/19 and returning on 18/06/19 is currently £84.00.


Flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh

The flight route from Cardiff (CWL) to Edinburgh (EDI) is popular with business travellers as well as tourists. Between 1 and 3 flights are operated every day by the airline Flybe as a direct flight. The distance between the two cities is 400 miles and it would take around 7 hours to drive this distance. Public transport on this route takes around 7 hours and the trip involves 2 changes. Compared to this, the flight time of only 1 hour and 30 minutes is very short. Passengers can further reduce the overall time of the journey by taking only hand luggage to avoid the queues at the airport of departure and the destination airport in Scotland.


Cheap flight

A cheap flight on this route is widely available if prices are compared online well in advance of the date of travel. A low cost flight should not cost much more than £100.


Destination airport in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Airport is Scotland's busiest airport and is only 6 miles from the centre of Edinburgh. Buses and coaches will transfer passengers to their destination upon arrival.


Cardiff airport

Cardiff airport is the main international airport for Wales and has a large catchment area which includes towns and villages in South and West Wales. Alternative airports used by residents of South Wales might be Bristol airport, which is south of the River Severn. However, Cardiff airport is well connected to towns and villages in Wales by public transport. The airport is located about 12 miles from Cardiff city centre.