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What's the best way to get from Glasgow to Edinburgh? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Glasgow to Edinburgh, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much does it cost to get from Glasgow to Edinburgh by plane?

The prices for plane tickets from Glasgow to Edinburgh vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest plane tickets from Glasgow to Edinburgh will cost £ 54.25. The average plane ticket price is approximately £ 135.76. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Journey Details

Best price £ 54.25
Journey duration 11 h 19 min
Connections per day 76
First departure 05:30
Last departure 21:20
Distance 41.6 mi

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Ryanair-logo
Ryanair
Duration: 5 h 25 min
Glasgow Intl - Turnhouse
14:35 - 20:00
£ 76.46
Ryanair-logo
Ryanair
Duration: 29 h 20 min
Glasgow Intl - Turnhouse
16:05 - 21:25
£ 106.88
British Airways-logo
British Airways
Duration: 12 h 35 min
Glasgow Intl - Turnhouse
07:35 - 20:10
£ 120.35
British Airways-logo
British Airways
Duration: 12 h 10 min
Glasgow Intl - Turnhouse
08:00 - 20:10
£ 120.35
British Airways-logo
British Airways
Duration: 11 h 10 min
Glasgow Intl - Turnhouse
09:00 - 20:10
£ 120.35
British Airways-logo
British Airways
Duration: 8 h 5 min
Glasgow Intl - Turnhouse
12:05 - 20:10
£ 120.35
British Airways-logo
British Airways
Duration: 6 h 10 min
Glasgow Intl - Turnhouse
14:00 - 20:10
£ 120.35

How long does it take to get from Glasgow to Edinburgh by plane?

In order to get from Glasgow to Edinburgh faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Glasgow and Edinburgh will complete the journey in 2 h 25 min.On average, it will take you about 11 h 19 min to travel the 41.6 mi between Glasgow and Edinburgh.

What time are the departures from Glasgow to Edinburgh?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Glasgow to Edinburgh leaving at 05:30. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 21:20.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which airports can I use on the Glasgow to Edinburgh route?

You can depart from Glasgow at airports such as Glasgow Intl and Prestwick. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Edinburgh at the following airports: Turnhouse. Some of these airports may only be served by particular airlines. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the airports in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Glasgow to Edinburgh take place each day?

If you want to get from Glasgow to Edinburgh, you can travel with providers such as KLM, Flybe, British Airways, Aer Lingus, , LoganAir, Ryanair, EasyJet, Wizz Air, ไทยแอร์เอเชีย and KLMオランダ航空. You will find a maximum number of 164 departures per day. On average, there are 76 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are direct journeys between Glasgow and Edinburgh. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 76 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.

Departure airports

Glasgow Intl
Prestwick

Destination airports

Turnhouse
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