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Overview: Dublin to Edinburgh flight

distanceDistance218 miles (351 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$12 (€10)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair, Aer Lingus, British Airways, Hainan Airlines or Stobart Air

Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh cover the 218 miles (351 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 5 min with our travel partners like Ryanair, Aer Lingus, British Airways, Hainan Airlines or Stobart Air. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $12 (€10), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Dublin Airport and arrive in Edinburgh Airport.

Airlines: Ryanair and British Airways flights from Dublin to Edinburgh

Ryanair and British Airways flights will get you between Dublin and Edinburgh from $6 (€5). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best flight times and tickets for your trip.

British Airways

Ryanair is one of the biggest and most popular low-cost airlines in Europe, headquartered in Ireland. Hopping on a plane and flying to popular European destinations quickly and affordably is made easy with Ryanair. This budget airline is known for operating direct flights to smaller or secondary airports usually outside major cities to keep costs down. A Ryanair plane ticket from Dublin to Edinburgh includes allowance of one small personal bag; additional fees tend to apply for cabin baggage and checked baggage.

  • Average Price: $6

When purchasing your Ryanair flight tickets to Edinburgh from Dublin, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Dublin to Edinburgh Flights: An Overview

Five airlines operate frequent daily direct flights from Dublin to Edinburgh. There are between 7-16 daily departures connecting the Irish and Scottish capitals, with flight times averaging around an hour and 15 minutes. Passengers can opt for early morning commuter connections, regular daytime services or early evening departures, with increased frequency on Sundays for weekend break travelers.

Which airlines fly from Dublin to Edinburgh?

British Airways, Aer Lingus and Stobart Air all provide daily direct Dublin to Edinburgh flights, some on a code share basis, while budget airline Ryanair also offers scheduled daily departures. In addition, Chinese operator Hainan Airlines has an early morning Sunday departure from Dublin to Edinburgh.

How long is the flight from Dublin to Edinburgh?

Flight times from Dublin to Edinburgh are a little over an hour. The fastest journeys on this route are the Ryanair and Hainan Airlines services, taking an hour and 10 minutes, with other flights taking around an hour and 20 minutes to cover the 350 km route between Ireland and Scotland.

How many flights are there from Dublin to Edinburgh?

There are 7-8 scheduled Dublin to Edinburgh flights on weekdays and Saturdays, with the first flights taking off early in the morning. There are connections roughly every 2 hours until the final service leaves Dublin in the early evening. The Sunday schedule offers 16 direct flights, with departures almost hourly from early morning until mid-evening.

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

Departure airport: Dublin Airport is located 10 km north of central Dublin, connected by express shuttle services and local bus routes taking 20-30 minutes to reach the arrivals terminal. The airport offers long and short term parking lots, while passenger facilities include duty-free shops, restaurants and cafes, with a left luggage option available in Terminal 1.

Arrival airport: Edinburgh Airport is located around 12 km west of the city center, connected by regular bus and tram services, with journey times of around 30 minutes. Taxis are available from the hub outside the arrivals hall. The modern airport offers free Wifi for travelers and extensive shopping, bar and restaurant areas before and after security.

Travel Tips: Dublin to Edinburgh Flight

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What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my flight from Dublin to Edinburgh?

Travel between Dublin, Ireland and Edinburgh, United Kingdom by plane is: Fully open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from Ireland?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Dublin?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 12/7/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to Edinburgh from Dublin as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Dublin, Ireland from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return flight to Dublin, Ireland from Edinburgh is: Partially open.

Is my return flight into Dublin from Edinburgh restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Ireland from Edinburgh?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Dublin, Ireland?

The government of Ireland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/7/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Dublin from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap flights to Edinburgh from Dublin cost?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest flight from Dublin to Edinburgh for the next 7 days starting from $6 (€5)  one way.

What is the price of a flight ticket from Dublin to Edinburgh?

The flight price to Edinburgh from Dublin is on average $12 (€10)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

What is the distance between Dublin and Edinburgh by plane?

You should expect to travel around 218 miles (351 km)  between Dublin and Edinburgh by plane.

How many hours is the flight time from Dublin to Edinburgh?

On average the Dublin to Edinburgh flight time is 1 h 5 min  covering the 218 miles (351 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure airport in Dublin and arrival airport in Edinburgh?

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

Where is the airport in Dublin? Where is the airport in Edinburgh?

You can find the most popular departure airport for this route, Dublin Airport, located approximately 6.5 miles (10.5 km) from the city center of Dublin. The most popular arrival airport in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Airport, is located around 6.5 miles (10.5 km) away from its city center. To reach the city center of Edinburgh from Edinburgh Airport, check what taxi services, airport shuttle services or public transit options are available.

Which airlines can take me between Dublin and Edinburgh?

If you're looking for flights from Dublin to Edinburgh, you can rely on Ryanair, Aer Lingus, British Airways, Hainan Airlines or Stobart Air to get you to Edinburgh. It's also good to check out all possible airlines for the Dublin to Edinburgh route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How far in advance should I buy plane tickets from Dublin to Edinburgh for the best deals?

If you buy a plane ticket from Dublin to Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $12 (€10) one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets from Dublin to Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.