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Fares from $117 One Way, $139 Round Trip from Frankfurt to Edinburgh

Prices starting at $139 for return flights and $117 for one-way flights to Edinburgh were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Edinburgh from Frankfurt

Route Information for Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh

Origin Airport IATA CodeFRA
Destination Airport IATA CodeGLA
Distance640 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesLOT - Polish Airlines, Austrian, Lufthansa
Earliest Flight Arrival1:55PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:55PM UTC

Finding Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh

Getting to Frankfurt's Airport

Located approximately 12 miles from downtown at Hugo Eckener Ring in Frankfurt, Germany, the Rhein-Main-Flughafen is a major international airport with connections to over 110 countries. Using Orbitz.com, travelers can find cheap flights from Frankfurt available through most major domestic and international airlines. The popular carrier, Lufthansa, makes their home here, and shares Terminal 1 with Star Alliance and their affiliates. Terminal 2 is served by Oneworld and SkyTeam partners, including Delta Air Lines, British Airways, Air France and Qantas Airways.

Parking at Flughafen

With help from Orbitz.com, the best deals on parking and transportation can be found at Flughafen. Parking directly at the terminals costs from €2.50 for 30 minutes to €25.00 for a full day. Pull in, park and pay at the end of your stay. Discount holiday parking with a free shuttle to the terminals costs approximately €64.00 each week. Specialty business rates for secure, extra-wide slots and car maintenance can be discussed with the airport on an individual basis.

Transportation to and From Frankfurt's Airport

A number of car rental companies service Flughafen, including Alamo, Avis, Budget and Europcar. Travelers can use Orbitz.com to search for the best car rental prices. Airlines and hotels regularly offer free shuttles to and from the airport to various locations around the city. Taxi, bus and rail service can be purchased, as well, ranging from an economical city pass to more expensive single rides.

Restaurants Near Flughafen

Both terminals have their own restaurants where passengers can grab a bite to eat. From low-cost options like Burger King and Asia Snack Box to more traditional dining like Cotidiano and Chillers, visitors to Franfurt can get their first taste of the city before they even pick up their bags. Along with finding cheap flights from Frankfurt, Orbitz.com can help travelers discover the best places to eat near the airport.

Airports in Edinburgh

Your trip to Scotland will be much easier when you search for cheap flights to Edinburgh on Orbitz.com. The main international gateway for all of Scotland is Edinburgh Airport, located six miles west of the city along the M8 motorway. Several regional and international carriers fly in and out of the airport on a daily basis. These include Aer Lingus, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa and United Airlines. There are currently plans to expand the airport to accommodate an expected rise in passenger volume.

Transportation From the Airport

When you book with Orbitz.com, you'll have the option to reserve a rental car for your stay. There are also daily and nightly bus routes that transport passengers from Edinburgh Airport into the city. The Airlink 100 runs every 10 minutes all day long and drops passengers off at Waverly Bridge. The trip takes around 25 minutes. City cabs are available outside the arrivals end of the terminal building.

Weather in Edinburgh

The weather in Edinburgh is strongly influenced by surrounding ocean waters. The warm waters of the Gulf Stream keep the city relatively warm for its latitude. Summers are cool, with highs in the mid-60s. Winters are cool but not cold. Average low winter temperatures in Edinburgh are near the freezing mark. Edinburgh is known as a windy city, with a prevailing southwesterly breeze coming down from the hills.

Things to Do in Edinburgh

As a historical and cultural center, Edinburgh has numerous museums and galleries, including the Museum of Edinburgh, National Museum of Scotland and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Allow time to enjoy the sights and sounds of this northern city when you search for flights to Edinburgh on Orbitz.com.

Flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh?

There sure is. You can fly directly from Frankfurt to Edinburgh with Lufthansa. It's the only carrier that travels nonstop from Frankfurt Airport (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.) to Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

What is the shortest flight from Frankfurt to Edinburgh?

It can take just 1 hour and 55 minutes to travel from Frankfurt Airport (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.) to Edinburgh Airport (EDI). Buckle up and enjoy those window views, because you'll be stepping off the plane in a heartbeat.

What airlines fly from Frankfurt to Edinburgh most frequently?

Lufthansa has the most flights along this route. This top-rated air carrier operates 46 flights from Frankfurt to Edinburgh every month.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.