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Cheapest one-way trip

£13

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£20

Cheapest round-trip

£56

Average round-trip

£92

Nonstop flights in December

£29 – £170

Round trips

Birmingham BHXEdinburgh EDI

easyJet

£67
Birmingham BHXEdinburgh EDI

easyJet

£69

Updated:

403 km
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Travelers usually depart from Birmingham, Birmingham Coach Station, Birmingham - New Street Station, Birmingham - Dudley St Bus Stop, or Birmingham - Bearwood when they travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh. Book your trip to arrive at Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh - Hanover St Bus stop, Edinburgh-Bankhead, or Edinburgh-Balgreen. The distance between Birmingham and Edinburgh is 403 km. The most popular airlines for this route are easyJet, Lufthansa, British Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Aer Lingus. Birmingham and Edinburgh have 126 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Edinburgh, consider visiting Bamburgh Castle, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Ben Nevis, Stirling, Glencoe, Edinburgh Royal Mile, and Edinburgh Castle.

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Check-in for a flight from Birmingham to Edinburgh

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
0
British AirwaysBAWBAYes0
0
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesOpens 30 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Aer LingusEINEINoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 5 hours before flight

United Kingdom COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United Kingdom – 12/2022
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Most travelers from Birmingham, BHX can enter Edinburgh, EDI.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required

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

How long does it take to travel from Birmingham to Edinburgh?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Birmingham and Edinburgh takes around 1.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Birmingham and Edinburgh?
The flight distance between Birmingham and Edinburgh is 403 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Birmingham and Edinburgh?
Several carriers operate flights between Birmingham and Edinburgh. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include flybe, easyJet.
What are the most popular routes to and from Birmingham?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Birmingham and Barcelona, Amsterdam, Istanbul, Dublin, Málaga, Kraków, Lisbon, Madrid, Brussels, Rome, Alicante, Faro, Bucharest, Palma, Majorca, Paris, Vienna, Athens, Ibiza, Porto, Budapest.
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, Copenhagen, Tallinn, New York, Istanbul, Palma, Majorca, Bucharest, Alicante, Vienna, Toronto, Madrid, Tenerife.
What airports are near Birmingham?
The main airport in Birmingham is Birmingham. It is also served by Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool John Lennon, London City, Leeds Bradford.
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 Birmingham?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Birmingham, including Megabus bus, National Express.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Birmingham and Edinburgh?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Birmingham and Edinburgh thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Birmingham and Edinburgh can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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