New York, NY to Edinburgh flights from $173

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Cheapest one-way trip

$272

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

$1007

Cheapest round-trip

$560

Average round-trip

$601

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Travelers usually depart from John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport, or Newark Penn Station when they travel from New York to Edinburgh. Book your trip to arrive at Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh - Hanover St Bus stop, Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh-Bankhead, or Edinburgh-Balgreen. The distance between New York and Edinburgh is 5230 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, TAP Portugal, easyJet, Norse Atlantic Airways, and Aer Lingus. New York and Edinburgh have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Edinburgh, consider visiting Bamburgh Castle, Edinburgh Royal Mile, Glencoe, Ben Nevis, Stirling, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, and Edinburgh Castle.

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Check-in for a flight from New York to Edinburgh

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
TAP PortugalTAPTPYesOpens 36 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Norse Atlantic AirwaysNBTN0YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Aer LingusEINEINoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 5 hours before flight

United Kingdom COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United Kingdom – 02/2023
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Most travelers from New York, JFK can enter Edinburgh, EDI, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

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 United Kingdom in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from New York to Edinburgh?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between New York and Edinburgh takes around 6.4 hours.
What is the flight distance between New York and Edinburgh?
The flight distance between New York and Edinburgh is 5230 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between New York and Edinburgh?
Several carriers operate flights between New York and Edinburgh. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Lufthansa, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic Airways, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from New York?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New York and London, Paris, Barcelona, Miami, Mexico City, Orlando, Atlanta, Berlin, Athens, Rome, Tel Aviv, Istanbul, Las Vegas, Dublin, Amsterdam, Fort Lauderdale, Lisbon, Vienna, Prague, Madrid.
What are the most popular routes to and from Edinburgh?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Edinburgh and London, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dublin, Chicago, Denver, Tel Aviv, Orlando, Miami, Washington, D.C., Barcelona, Copenhagen, Paris, Providence, Seattle, Reykjavik, Austin, Madrid, Budapest.
Which airports are there in New York?
New York is mainly served by John F. Kennedy International. But there are other airports nearby, including Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport.
What airports are near New York?
The main airport in New York is John F. Kennedy International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Bradley International, Rhode Island T. F. Green Int'l Airport, Trenton–Mercer, Long Island MacArthur, Harrisburg International, Albany International, Westchester County, Lehigh Valley International, Atlantic City International.
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 New York and Edinburgh?
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