How to travel from Dublin to Edinburgh

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from Dublin to Edinburgh

You can get from Dublin to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Dublin to Edinburgh on Sep 30 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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01:45PMDublin Airport1h20 03:05PMEdinburgh Airport
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How to get from Dublin to Edinburgh

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Dublin to Edinburgh, 85,29% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Dublin to Edinburgh, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs

International travel from Dublin, Ireland to Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Ireland?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Edinburgh if traveling from Dublin?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 9/28/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Edinburgh from Dublin.

The current restriction level for returning to Dublin, Ireland from United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Dublin, Ireland from Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

Reentering Ireland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Dublin from Edinburgh?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Dublin, Ireland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Ireland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 9/26/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Dublin from Edinburgh here.

The distance is approximately 218 miles (351 km) from Dublin to Edinburgh.

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