One of the top routes flying out of Stansted Airport is the flight route from Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI). This service is used by both business travellers and tourists planning a weekend break in Edinburgh or a holiday in Scotland. This has been one of the busiest routes in and out of Edinburgh airport in recent years.
A last-minute ticket is usually more expensive on this route, passengers are therefore advised to book their air ticket well in advance.
Between 2 and 4 flights are operated on this route every day by the low-cost airline Easyjet in a flight time of 1 hour and 15 minutes. The distance of 360 miles between Stansted and Edinburgh would take 6 hours and 20 minutes to drive. Public transport takes 5 hours and 45 minutes and involves two changes. The departure airprot Stansted airport is located north of London, 30 miles north east of the capital city. There is a railway station at the airport which is served by trains from London Liverpool Street station. Trains also go to Cambridge. Leicester and the Midlands. Alternatively, buses and coaches serve other parts of London and the south east. On arrival at Edinburgh airport, passengers have the choice of taking a bus or coach to their final destination. A tram network is currently being planned and is due to open in 2014.