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Edinburgh, Scotland, UK: Overview

Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas, and is second largest financial center in the United Kingdom after London. The city’s historical and cultural attractions have made it the United Kingdom’s second most visited tourist destination attracting 4.9 million visits including 2.4 million from overseas in 2018.

Edinburgh has a temperate, maritime climate which. Despite its northerly latitude, the climate here is milder than places which lie at similar latitudes such as Moscow and Labrador.  The city’s proximity to the sea helps the place to resist any extreme change in climate. Winter daytime temperatures rarely fall below freezing while summer temperatures are moderate, rarely exceeding 72 °F (22 °C).

International Airport in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Airport

Airport Code: EDI

Location: It is located 5.8 miles (9.3 km) west of the city center, just off the M8 and M9 motorways

Interesting Facts: It was also the sixth-busiest airport in the United Kingdom by total passengers in 2018. The airport handles flights to over 150 destinations worldwide.

Popular Airlines 

All airlines operate connecting flights to Edinburgh from cities in USA. Usually flights have their connections at their hub airports. Take a note of the transfer time and number of stops or layover airports enroute.

Best Time to Visit Edinburgh

Summer, between June and August, is the best time to plan your Edinburgh vacation. It’s not just the pleasant weather marked by warm climate that gives tourists a reason to visit but also the range of colorful and vibrant festivals that make vacation memorable make it the best time to visit. Considering all this, you shouldn’t surprise if the airlines and hotels become a bit demanding during the time.

Top Attractions in Edinburgh

The city has got amazing hotspots where you can spend quality time and make your kids acquainted with the territory, and it’s beauty.

  • The Royal Botanic Garden
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • The Royal Mile
  • Holyrood Park
  • St Giles Cathedral

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. How far is Edinburgh from EWR Newark?

3,268 miles or 5260 km.

Q2. How long does it take to reach Ediburgh from Newark, USA by plane?

7 hours excluding any layover or stopover at any connection airport.

Q3. What airline provides cheap tickets to Edinburgh from EWR?

United Airlines (UA). 

Q4. What airlines have nonstop flights to Edinburgh from EWR?

United Airlines.

Q5. How far is Edinburgh from JFK New York by air?

3,256 miles or 5240 km.

Q6. How long does it take to reach Ediburgh from New York by plane?

8 hours 30 minutes.

Q7. What airline provides cheap tickets to Edinburgh from JFK?

Norse Atlantic UK (Z0) and Easyjet (U2) together provide cheap tickets to Ediburgh from JFK.

Q8. What airlines have nonstop flights to EDI, Edinburgh from JFK, NYC?

Delta Air Lines (DL) and Virgin Atlantic (VS).

Q9. What is the most popular airline from JFK to EDI?

British Airways (BA). The carrier operates around 38 flights to EDI from JFK.

Q10. How far is Edinburgh from SFO San Francisco by air?

5,064 miles or 8150 km.

Q11. How long does it take to reach Ediburgh from San Francisco by plane?

Aer Lingus (EI) flights with Airbus A330 aircrafts cover the aerial distance from EDI to SFO in 11 hours 20 minutes.

Q12. What airline provides cheap tickets to Edinburgh from SFO?

Aer Lingus (EI) operating one-stop flight to SFO from EDI provide the cheapest tickets on the route.

Q13. How far is Edinburgh from Dallas Fort Worth by air?

4,513 miles or 7264 km.

Q14. How long does it take to reach Ediburgh from Dallas Fort Worth by plane?

09 hours 57 minutes is the shortest flight time by Air Canada flight with Boeing 737MAX & 787 aircrafts.

Q15. What airline provides cheap tickets to Edinburgh from DFW?

United Airlines (UA) provides cheap tickets with its one-stop flight. There is a connection at Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Q16. How far is Edinburgh from LAS, Las Vegas by air?

4,942 miles or 7953 km.

Q17. How long does it take to reach Ediburgh from Las Vegas by plane?

The shortest flight time is 11 hours 30 minutes by a British Airways flight with Airbus A319 aircraft.

Q18. What airlines provide cheap tickets to Edinburgh from LAS?

United Airlines provides cheap one-stop flights to Ediburgh from Las Vegas. The connection is at Dulles International Airport (IAD). 

Q19. How far is Edinburgh from DEN, Denver by air?

4,398 miles or 7077 km.

Q20. How long does it take to reach Ediburgh from Denver by plane?

The shortest flight time is of 9 hours 58 minutes by Air Canada. It excludes layover time at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). Air Canada one-stop flight to Denver is operated mainly using Boeing 787 aircraft.

Q21. What airline provides cheap tickets to Edinburgh from DEN?

United Airlines one-stop flight is the cheapest option to reach Ediburgh from Denver. The connection is at Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). 

Q22. How far is Edinburgh from ORD, Chicago by air?

3,712 miles or 5974 km is the aerial distance.

Q23. How long does it take to reach Ediburgh from Chicago by plane?

8 hours 40 minutes. The flight time is quoted based on Aer Lingus (EI) flights.

Q24. What airline provides cheap tickets to Edinburgh from Chicago?

Aer Lingus (EI) is the answer if you are okay with a one-stop flight. For nonstop flights, United Airline is the only option.

Q25. How far in advance to book cheap tickets to Edinburgh?

Book your flight ticket 4 to 7 weeks in advance. Avoid clashing the date with any important event if it is not your focus. Red-eye flights can help you with additional savings.

Q26. What is the best airline to fly to Ediburgh from USA?

Aer Lingus (EI), Air Canada (AC), British Airways (BA) and Easyjet (U2) are the top 4-star rated airlines serving passengers on most of the routes from USA to Edinburgh. 

Q27. Do I need a travel visa to visit Ediburgh?

Not required for stays less than six months.

Q28. How long should be my passport valid to enter Ediburgh?

Must be valid for the duration of your stay in the United Kingdom.

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