Flights from Cambridge to Edinburgh

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Overview: Cambridge to Edinburgh flight

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
changesDirect flightNo

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

Airlines: EasyJet flights from Cambridge to Edinburgh

You can travel by flight from Cambridge to Edinburgh with easyJet. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.


EasyJet is a British multinational budget airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN) and the largest UK-based airline based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to more than 150 destinations in Europe and North Africa, making it a very popular low-cost carrier for travelers. To keep fares as low as possible, tickets are non-refundable, and no complimentary snacks are served onboard. All easyJet fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for travelers bringing hand luggage and checked luggage.

    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).

    Travel Tips: Cambridge to Edinburgh Flight

    Travel Tips: Take a flight to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cambridge to Edinburgh.
    Take the Cambridge to Edinburgh flight with easyJet. However, it's always good to check out all possible airlines for the route from Cambridge to Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    Flights from Cambridge to Edinburgh generally leave from Cambridge Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.

    Cambridge Airport is 5.5 km away from Cambridge city centre and Edinburgh Airport is 13.2 km from Edinburgh city centre.

    The cheapest month for a flight from Cambridge to Edinburgh is March.
    However, you have options as you can travel to Edinburgh from Cambridge 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.
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