Fly from Edinburgh to Birmingham The flight route from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) is a popular domestic route in the UK. 4 to 6 flights are available on this route every day and on average the flight time is one hour and ten minutes to get to the destination airport in the Midlands. Despite the route's popularity and the convenience of travelling by air, only one airline, Flybe, currently provides a direct flight from Edinburgh to Birmingham. The distance from Scotland's capital to Birmingham is 240 miles as the crow flies. The journey between the two cities by coach or car would take from seven to nine hours and around 4 hours by train. Flying is therefore the fastest way of getting from Edinburgh to Birmingham. Passengers can reduce their travel time further by taking only hand luggage and using the online check-in services.
Located only 6 miles south-east of the city centre, Birmingham airport is well integrated into the public transport system of the city and surrounding area. On arrival, passengers will therefore be able to easily and quickly organise onward travel by train, bus or coach. Trains take only 10 minutes to travel to Birmingham city centre.
Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham are usually easy to find if booked well in advance. However, last minute, low-cost flights are also widely available and prices will be subject to seasonal variations.