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Travelers usually depart from Cork, Cork - Lower Glanmire Road, Cork Bus Station, or Cork - Patrick's Quay when they travel from Cork 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 Cork and Edinburgh is 567 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Aer Lingus, easyJet, British Airways, and Lufthansa. Cork and Edinburgh have 85 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.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Aer LingusEINEINoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 5 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
British AirwaysBAWBAYes0
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LufthansaDLHLHYes0
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Most travelers from Ireland can enter Edinburgh, EDI, but there are restrictions.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Cork to Edinburgh?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Cork and Edinburgh takes around 1.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Cork and Edinburgh?
The flight distance between Cork and Edinburgh is 567 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Cork and Edinburgh?
Several carriers operate flights between Cork and Edinburgh. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Ryanair.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cork?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cork and London, Amsterdam, Málaga, Paris, Barcelona, Milan, Palma, Majorca, Faro, Budapest, Madrid, Lisbon, Istanbul, Zürich, Venice, Copenhagen, Düsseldorf, Lanzarote, Berlin, Las Palmas, Larnaca.
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 Cork?
The main airport in Cork is Cork. It is also served by Dublin, Cork, Shannon, Kerry, Ireland West Airport Knock.
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.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Cork and Edinburgh?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Cork and Edinburgh thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Cork and Edinburgh can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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