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Flight Information from Cambridge to Edinburgh

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair or easyJet

Flights from Cambridge to Edinburgh cover the 291 miles (469 km) long route with our travel partners like Ryanair or easyJet. There are direct flight services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cambridge Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.

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Travel with Ryanair from Cambridge to Edinburgh

Ryanair will get you between Cambridge and Edinburgh at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best flight times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Ryanair

Ryanair is one of the most popular budget airlines in Europe offering cheap flights all over the continent. Founded in Ireland, Ryanair makes it easy to hop on a plane and fly to popular European destinations quickly and affordably. This low-cost airline is known for operating direct flights to smaller or secondary airports usually outside major cities to keep costs down. All Ryanair fare types include allowance of one small personal bag; additional fees tend to apply for bringing carry-on luggage and checked luggage.

    When you buy your Ryanair flight tickets between Cambridge and Edinburgh don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

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    Flights from Cambridge to Edinburgh

    It’s easy, quick and cheap to get Cambridge - Edinburgh flights with Omio. Though Cambridge does have an airport, it’s generally used for private and charter flights. The closest airport to Cambridge is London Stansted around an hour away. Cambridge to Edinburgh flights run from various airports throughout the day from 6:00 a.m. to late, with flight times just over an hour for direct flights. 

    Which airlines fly from Cambridge to Edinburgh?

    A number of airlines service Cambridge - Edinburgh flights. KLM offer dozens of flights per day, with Lufthansa, British Airways, Iberica and LoganAir offering sporadic flights most days per week. Aer Lingus, Swiss Airlines and a few smaller carriers also offer flights from airports close to Cambridge to Edinburgh.

    How long is the flight from Cambridge to Edinburgh?

    Direct flights from London to Edinburgh can be as little as an hour, not including the journey time from Cambridge to local airports. Layovers are common, however, and this can put flight time up to ten hours or more. Passenger must check flights carefully to avoid lengthy layovers. 

    How many flights are there from Cambridge to Edinburgh?

    Flights from Cambridge to Edinburgh depart regularly from nearby London airports. It’s possible to catch more than 200 flights from England’s capital to Scotland’s on the weekend, and between 150-200 flights per day during the week. During peak times, over 15 Cambridge - Edinburgh flights leave per hour from one of three main London airports to Edinburgh. 

    What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Cambridge to Edinburgh?

    Departure airport:As mentioned above, flying from Cambridge to Edinburgh will mean leaving from one of London’s airports. London Stansted (STN) is the closest, at just half an hour away by car, and an hour by train. Stansted has fantastic arrivals and departures areas, complete with stores, prayer room, and a large number of dining options. London City Airport is just over an hour by car from Cambridge city center, and just under two hours by train, whilst London Heathrow, the UK’s largest airport, has three terminals and a seemingly endless array of eateries, shops, lounges and other services, including shuttles to and from a large number of British cities.

    Arrival airport:Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is the largest in Scotland, and is about 13 km from the city center. It is served by various transport options, including buses, trains, and taxis. You’ll be able to find a small number of shops and eateries at Edinburgh Airport, as well as some choice bars, toilet facilities, and currency exchanges (though please note: both Cambridge and Edinburgh use GBP).

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    FAQs
    How many miles is it from Cambridge to Edinburgh by flight?
    The flight distance from Cambridge to Edinburgh is around 291 miles (469 km).
    When taking a flight from Cambridge to Edinburgh, which airport in Cambridge do I fly out of and which airport in Edinburgh do I arrive in?

    Omio customers most frequently book their flights from Cambridge Airport   to Edinburgh Airport.

    Where is the airport in Cambridge? Where is the airport in Edinburgh?

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their flights from Cambridge Airport and need to travel around 2.5 miles (4 km) from the city center to get to this airport.

    Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often land in Edinburgh Airport and need to travel about 6.5 miles (10.5 km) from this airport to reach the city center. You can check for public transit connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from Edinburgh Airport to get you to the city center of Edinburgh.

    Which airlines can get me from Cambridge to Edinburgh?
    For the trip from Cambridge to Edinburgh you can take a flight with Ryanair or easyJet. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services from Cambridge to Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.