Flights from East Midlands to Edinburgh

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Here you can compare cheap flights from East Midlands (EMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) for one-way or return trips. The following offers were searched for and found on idealo during the last few days. Or start your own flight search to Edinburgh. Prices and availability may change at any time.

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Favourite airline: Aer Lingus
94 % of flights on the route East Midlands – Edinburgh are booked with Aer Lingus.
Aer Lingus
94 %
6 %
Tip: book directly before departure
A good time to book a cheap flight on this route is directly on the day of departure.
0 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Tuesday
Flight prices fluctuate during the week. Flights are cheapest on   Tuesday by 35 %.
Favourite connection: via Belfast City
Flights with a stopover in Belfast City are the most popular connection for this route.
1 stopover Belfast City
07h 50min, from £233
81 %
2 stopovers Belfast City London Heathrow
09h 15min, from £471
12 %
1 stopover Belfast City Belfast International
06h 25min, from £316
6 %

Useful information about the flight from East Midlands to Edinburgh

The Jewel of Scotland

The Scottish capital Edinburgh has long been a draw for tourists from all over the world. It's a city with a wealth of culture and history, and it combines remnants of its medieval past with the grandeur of the Georgian era, as well as having a distinctly modern feel, which has been influenced by the contemporary avant-garde. 

When go to Edinburgh

The best time to visit Edinburgh in terms of the weather is between May and September, though it can be both wet and windy at any time of the year. The city is world-renowned for its festival season. There are ten official festivals between early August and mid-September, including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Edinburgh International Festival. New Year is a big deal in Scotland and "Hogmanay", as it's known locally, is a truly spectacular celebration, enjoyed by people of all ages.

Know Before You Go

Those who wish to stay in Edinburgh over the festival season in Summer are well-advised to book hotels or other accommodation in good time. Sometimes, it can be necessary to book up to a year beforehand as the city can get very crowded with visitors during this busy time. Edinburgh is cheaper to visit than London and prices are roughly at the UK average. A cheap meal will cost around £10 and a pint of beer about £3.50.

Local Information: Getting There, Accommodation and More

Edinburgh airport is located around 10 miles away from the city. The Edinburgh Tramway costs around £5 for an adult single and £8  for an open return, and takes about 35 minutes from the the airport to the city centre. Taking around 25 minutes, the Airlink Express bus service is the fastest of the public transport options, and fairly cheap at roughly £4 for an adult single and around £7 for an open return. At £1.50 or so for a single, the Lothian bus service is cheap but slow, taking one and a half hours. Travellers can find a place to stay in a hostel for about £10 and a 3 star hotel during peak season is around £100 for a double room. In terms of getting around, Edinburgh city centre itself is fairly compact, and most of the major sights and attraction can be reached on foot, though the previously mentioned Lothian bus services run regularly and cost approx. £1.50.

Flight information: East Midlands - Edinburgh

Outbound and return from £233.18
Flight duration min. 01:10
Return flight duration min. 01:10
Distance 372 km
Flights per week 19
Departure airport East Midlands (EMA)
Arrival airport Edinburgh (EDI)
Destination country United Kingdom
Alternative routes to United Kingdom
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