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Edinburgh travel tips

1) Edinburgh's public transport is represented by double-decker buses with Wi-Fi and trams

Favourite transport for both locals and tourists in Edinburgh are double-decker buses, which have free Wi-Fi. A bus ride for any distance costs £1.60 (€1.8) and a day pass costs £4 (€4.6).

2) Save money on attractions — visit free museums in Edinburgh

There are many free museums in Edinburgh that will help you learn more about Scotland while saving money at the same time. In particular, free admission is provided in the Scottish National Gallery, The National Museum of Scotland, the Royal Botanic Garden, St. Giles Cathedral, and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

3) Join the crowd of onlookers outside Edinburgh Castle, awaiting a gunshot at exactly 13:00

On the territory of Edinburgh Castle, there is a One O'Clock Gun, and at exactly one o'clock in the afternoon, this artillery gun fires a shot. The event attracts many tourists every day except Sundays, Good Friday, and Christmas. This tradition has existed since 1861 and was intended to help ships passing through Leith Harbor and Firth of Forth to adjust their clocks.

Travelers usually depart from Dublin, Dublin - Townsend Street, Dublin - Pearse St. Bus Stop, Dublin - Halfpenny Bridge, or Dublin - Merrion Row when they travel from Dublin 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 Dublin and Edinburgh is 337 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, easyJet, Air Moldova, Wizz Air, and Aer Lingus. Dublin and Edinburgh have 163 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Edinburgh, consider visiting Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Glencoe, Stirling, Bamburgh Castle, Ben Nevis, and Edinburgh Royal Mile.

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Check-in for a flight from Dublin to Edinburgh

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Air MoldovaMLD9UYesNo
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
Aer LingusEINEINoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 5 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Dublin to Edinburgh?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Dublin and Edinburgh takes around 1.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Dublin and Edinburgh?
The flight distance between Dublin and Edinburgh is 337 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Dublin and Edinburgh?
Several carriers operate flights between Dublin and Edinburgh. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Ryanair, Aer Lingus.
What are the most popular routes to and from Dublin?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Dublin and London, Vancouver, Palma, Majorca, Budapest, Athens, Istanbul, Amsterdam, New York, Venice, Madrid, Paris, Faro, Kraków, İzmir, Barcelona, Lisbon, Antalya, Berlin, Malta, Split.
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 Dublin?
The main airport in Dublin is Dublin. It is also served by Dublin, Shannon, Cork, George Best Belfast City, Belfast International, Isle of Man, Ireland West Airport Knock, City of Derry, Donegal, Waterford Airport.
What airports are near Edinburgh?
The main airport in Edinburgh is Edinburgh Airport. It is also served by Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Inverness, Durham Tees Valley, Dundee, Glasgow Prestwick, Blackpool, Carlisle Lake District Airport.
What buses and trains depart from Dublin?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Dublin, including Bus Éireann.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Dublin and Edinburgh?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Dublin and Edinburgh thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Dublin and Edinburgh can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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