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Travelers usually depart from Cardiff, Cardiff - Sophia Gardens, Cardiff - University, Cardiff - Gorsedd Gardens, or Cardiff - Kingsway Stop GB when they travel from Cardiff to Edinburgh. Book your trip to arrive at Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh - Hanover St Bus stop, Edinburgh-Balgreen, or Edinburgh - Princes Street. The distance between Cardiff and Edinburgh is 506 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, VLM Airlines, Vueling, and easyJet. Cardiff and Edinburgh have 85 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Edinburgh, consider visiting Ben Nevis, Edinburgh Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, Stirling, Glencoe, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, and Bamburgh Castle.

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Check-in for a flight from Cardiff to Edinburgh

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesOpens 30 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
VLM Airlines VGYesNo
VuelingVLGVYNoOpens 168 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Cardiff to Edinburgh?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Cardiff and Edinburgh takes around 1.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Cardiff and Edinburgh?
The flight distance between Cardiff and Edinburgh is 506 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Cardiff and Edinburgh?
Several carriers operate flights between Cardiff and Edinburgh. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include LoganAir LM.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cardiff?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cardiff and Málaga, Faro, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Dublin, Tenerife, Glasgow, Palma, Majorca, Istanbul, Madrid, London, Alicante, Belfast, Ibiza, Paris, Athens, New York, Lanzarote, Las Palmas, Menorca.
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 Cardiff?
The main airport in Cardiff is Cardiff. It is also served by Heathrow, London Stansted, Luton, Manchester, Gatwick, Birmingham, Bristol, London City, Liverpool John Lennon, East Midlands.
What airports are near Edinburgh?
The main airport in Edinburgh is Edinburgh Airport. It is also served by Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness, Durham Tees Valley, Glasgow Prestwick, Blackpool, Carlisle Lake District Airport.
What buses and trains depart from Cardiff?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Cardiff, including National Express.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Cardiff and Edinburgh?
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