Cheap flights from Belfast to Edinburgh

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Travelers usually depart from George Best Belfast City, Belfast International, or Belfast Great Victoria Street railway station when they travel from Belfast to Edinburgh. Book your trip to arrive at Edinburgh Airport, or Edinburgh Bus Station. The distance between Belfast and Edinburgh is 217 km. The most popular airlines for this route are easyJet, British Airways, Ryanair, Aer Lingus, and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Belfast and Edinburgh have 151 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Edinburgh, consider visiting Ben Nevis, Stirling, Bamburgh Castle, Edinburgh Castle, Glencoe, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, and Edinburgh Royal Mile.

Weekly flights

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Number of flights36163720-348

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Aer Lingus on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

easyJet on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Belfast to Edinburgh

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
easyJetEZYU2Yes12 min before flightNo
British AirwaysBAWBAYesUnknownNo
RyanairRYRFRNo55 min before flightNo
Aer LingusEINEINoUnknownNo
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Belfast to Edinburgh?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Belfast and Edinburgh takes around 0.85 hours.

What is the flight distance between Belfast and Edinburgh?

The flight distance between Belfast and Edinburgh is 217 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Belfast and Edinburgh?

Several carriers operate flights between Belfast and Edinburgh. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include easyJet, Aer Lingus.

What are the most popular routes to and from Belfast?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Belfast and London Stansted, Málaga, Tenerife–South, Faro, Alicante–Elche, Gran Canaria, John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice, Lanzarote, Manchester, Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow.

What are the most popular routes to and from Edinburgh?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Edinburgh and Berlin Brandenburg, Lisbon Portela, Milan Bergamo International Airport, Dublin, Václav Havel Airport Prague, Brussels South Charleroi, Alicante–Elche, Warsaw Modlin, Airport Copenhagen, Budapest Ferenc Liszt International, John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice.

Which airports are there in Belfast?

Belfast is mainly served by George Best Belfast City. But there are other airports nearby, including Belfast International.

What airports are near Belfast?

The main airport in Belfast is George Best Belfast City. It is also served by Dublin, Ireland West Airport Knock, Glasgow Prestwick, Isle of Man, Donegal, City of Derry.

What airports are near Edinburgh?

The main airport in Edinburgh is Edinburgh Airport. It is also served by Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Inverness, Glasgow Prestwick, Durham Tees Valley, Dundee, Blackpool, Carlisle Lake District Airport.

What buses and trains depart from Belfast?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Belfast, including Expressway.

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