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Tips to know when travelling to Edinburgh

Travelers usually depart from Bilbao, Bilbao Bus Station, Bilbao - Zorroza, Bilbao - Kastrexana, or Bilbao - Alonsotegui when they travel from Bilbao to Edinburgh. Book your trip to arrive at Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh - Hanover St Bus stop, Edinburgh-Bankhead, or Edinburgh-Balgreen. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Vueling, easyJet, Iberia Airlines, and Air Europa. Bilbao and Edinburgh have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Edinburgh, consider visiting Edinburgh Royal Mile, Stirling, Bamburgh Castle, Edinburgh Castle, Glencoe, Ben Nevis, and Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum.

Check-in for a flight from Bilbao to Edinburgh

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
VuelingVLGVYNoOpens 168 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Iberia AirlinesIBEIBYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
Air EuropaAEAUXYesNo

United Kingdom COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Latest COVID-19 restrictions

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  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required
  • No quarantine is required
Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United Kingdom – 10/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from Spain can enter Edinburgh, EDI, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required
  • No quarantine is required
Visa requirements
  • No visa required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required for vaccinated travelers
  • No quarantine is required
Visa requirements
  • No visa required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for Spain
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in certain settings
  • Mandatory health screening on arrival

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United Kingdom in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Bilbao?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Bilbao and London, Manchester, Dublin, Birmingham, Glasgow, Reykjavik, Cork, Malta, Tallinn, Riga, Paris, Athens, Thessaloniki, Rome, Liverpool, Madrid, Newcastle upon Tyne, Bucharest, Bristol, Toronto.
What are the most popular routes to and from Edinburgh?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Edinburgh and London, Athens, Thessaloniki, Budapest, Barcelona, Rome, Amsterdam, Lisbon, Paris, Birmingham, Copenhagen, Tallinn, New York, Istanbul, Palma, Majorca, Bucharest, Alicante, Vienna, Toronto, Madrid.
What airports are near Bilbao?
The main airport in Bilbao is Bilbao. It is also served by Bilbao, Bordeaux–Mérignac, Santander, San Sebastián, Tarbes–Lourdes–Pyrénées, Biarritz Pays Basque, Zaragoza, Pamplona, Pau Pyrénées, Vitoria.
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.
What buses and trains depart from Bilbao?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Bilbao, including Alsa.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Bilbao and Edinburgh?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Bilbao and Edinburgh thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Bilbao and Edinburgh can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Bilbao and Edinburgh?
Currently, you can fly between Bilbao and Edinburgh with Ryanair, Vueling, easyJet, Iberia Airlines, Air Europa.
When's the best time to travel between Bilbao and Edinburgh?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Bilbao and Edinburgh, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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