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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 Cardiff. Book your trip to arrive at Cardiff, Cardiff - University, Cardiff - Gorsedd Gardens, Cardiff - Sophia Gardens, or Cardiff - Kingsway Stop GB. The distance between Edinburgh and Cardiff is 506 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Vueling, easyJet, Aer Lingus, and LoganAir LM. Edinburgh and Cardiff have 123 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Cardiff, consider visiting Tintern Abbey, United Kingdom, Avebury, St. David's Cathedral, Cardiff, St Fagans: National History Museum, Brecon Beacons, Stonehenge, and Roman Baths, Bath.

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Check-in for a flight from Edinburgh to Cardiff

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
VuelingVLGVYNoOpens 168 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Aer LingusEINEINoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 5 hours before flight
LoganAir LMLOGLMYesNo

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Most travelers from Edinburgh, EDI can enter Cardiff, CWL.

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  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is required
  • No quarantine is required
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  • Masks are recommended in public

Return

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  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required
  • No quarantine is required

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to Cardiff?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Edinburgh and Cardiff takes around 1.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Edinburgh and Cardiff?
The flight distance between Edinburgh and Cardiff is 506 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Edinburgh and Cardiff?
Several carriers operate flights between Edinburgh and Cardiff. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include LoganAir LM.
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 Cardiff?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cardiff and Dublin, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Palma, Majorca, Paris, Ibiza, Glasgow, Istanbul, Málaga, Rome, Athens, London, Madrid, Faro, Cork, Alicante, Milan, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Oslo.
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 Cardiff?
The main airport in Cardiff is Cardiff. It is also served by Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Manchester, Luton, Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool John Lennon, London City, East Midlands.
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 Cardiff?
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