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Travelers usually depart from Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh - Hanover St Bus stop, Edinburgh-Bankhead, or Edinburgh-Balgreen when they travel from Edinburgh to Beijing. Book your trip to arrive at Beijing Capital International, or Beijing Daxing International Airport. The most popular airlines for this route are Lufthansa, Ryanair, Hainan Airlines, Brussels Airlines, and Air China. Edinburgh and Beijing have 75 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Beijing, consider visiting 798 Art District, Beijing, Great Wall of China, Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing, and Forbidden City, Beijing.

Check-in for a flight from Edinburgh to Beijing

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Hainan AirlinesCHHHUYesNo
Brussels AirlinesBELSNYesNo
Air ChinaCCACAYesNo

China COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Edinburgh, EDI are not able to enter Mainland China yet.


COVID-19 testing
  • Entry is restricted for international travelers
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • Mandatory 7-day quarantine
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for mainland China
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
  • Mandatory health code application before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Hangzhou
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Nanjing
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Xiamen


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

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 China in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Edinburgh?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Edinburgh and London, Rome, Barcelona, Budapest, Amsterdam, Athens, Lisbon, Paris, Palma, Majorca, Istanbul, Madrid, New York, Kraków, Malta, Copenhagen, Alicante, Tenerife, Bucharest, Brussels, Warsaw.
What are the most popular routes to and from Beijing?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Beijing and London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taipei, Shenzhen, Manchester, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Shanghai, Dublin, Vancouver, Toronto, Guangzhou, Tokyo, Chengdu, Melbourne, Xi'an, Osaka, Reykjavik.
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 airports are near Beijing?
The main airport in Beijing is Beijing Capital International. It is also served by Tianjin Binhai International, Tangshan Sannühe, Zhangjiakou Ningyuan, Chengde Puning, Shijiazhuang Zhengding International, Qinhuangdao Beidaihe.
What buses and trains depart from Edinburgh?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Edinburgh, including Edinburgh Trams.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Edinburgh and Beijing?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Edinburgh and Beijing thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Edinburgh and Beijing 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 Edinburgh and Beijing?
Currently, you can fly between Edinburgh and Beijing with Lufthansa, Ryanair, Hainan Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Air China.
When's the best time to travel between Edinburgh and Beijing?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Edinburgh and Beijing, 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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