Flights to New York from Edinburgh
Do you want to book an Edinburgh to New York flight? Take a look at this page to find out necessary and useful information on Edinburgh airport.
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
Edinburgh Airport is an international airport located in the Ingliston area of the City of Edinburgh. It is the busiest airport in Scotland. It is 5.8 miles (9.3km) west of the city centre. There is only one terminal in the airport.
Several major airlines operate flights to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA).
Please find below a list of airlines operating flights from Edinburgh to New York:
|Aer Lingus||1 stop in Dublin, IE (DUB)||JFK/Newark|
|Air France||Direct or 2 stops in Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Boston Logan International (BOS)||JFK/Newark/LaGuardia|
|American Airlines||1 stop in London Heathrow (LHR)||JFK|
|Austrian Airlines||2 stops in Munich (MUC) and Frankfurt am Main (FRA)||JFK/Newark|
|British Airlines||1 stop in London Heathrow (LHR)||JFK/Newark|
|Brussels Airlines||2 stops in Brussels International (BRU) and Frankfurt am Main (FRA)||JFK|
|Delta Airlines||Direct or 2 stopovers at Amsterdam (AMS) and Boston Logan International (BOS)||JFK/Newark/LaGuardia|
|Finnair||Direct or 1 stop at London Heathrow (LHR)||JFK/Newark|
|Iberia||1 stop in London Heathrow (LHR)||JFK/Newark|
|KLM||1 stop in Amsterdam (AMS) or 2 stops at Amsterdam (AMS) and Boston Logan International (BOS)||JFK/Newark/LaGuardia|
|Lufthansa||1 stop in Frankfurt at Main (FRA) or Munich (MUC)||JFK/Newark|
|Lufthansa CityLine||1 stop in Munich (MUC)||JFK/Newark|
|Norwegian||1 stop at Oslo Gardermoen (OSL)||JFK|
|Turkish Airlines||1 stop at Istanbul, Turkey (IST)||JFK/Newark|
|Qatar||1 stop in Hamad International (DOH)||JFK|
|SWISS||1 stopover in Zurich (ZRH)||JFK/Newark|
|United Airlines||1 stopover in Brussels International (BRU)||Newark|
|Virgin Atlantic||Direct or 2 stops at Amsterdam (AMS) and Detroit Wayne County (DTW)||JFK/Newark|
The average flight time from Edinburgh to New York is just over 12 hours. However, this depends on factors such as weather conditions and which airline you fly with.
For most of the year when British Summer Time (BST) is not in effect, Edinburgh is 5 hours ahead of New York. Whereas when this is in effect, Edinburgh is 4 hours ahead of New York City. You can read more about the time difference between the UK and New York here.
Price for a flight Edinburgh – New York (EDI)
If you are flying to JFK, some of the major airlines offer direct flights. However, if you would like a cheaper flight to New York; you’ll likely have to book a flight with at least one transfer. The price of airline tickets to New York changes depending on the time of year. If you book on time and avoid travelling during busier months then you can find return tickets from around £500 from Edinburgh airport. Flexibility is also a key to save money on flights.
The most expensive periods are the summer months and end of year (with the holiday season including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve) in New York. To get the best rates, I advise trying to book your flight at least 6 months in advance.
Directions to the airport
There are several ways to get to Edinburgh airport, which you can find more information about below.
- Car: Edinburgh Airport is about eight miles west of the city centre. The entrance is reached from the A8 Glasgow Road, and is close to the M8 and M9 motorways.
- Bus: for general information on Scottish public transport, you can visit the Traveline Scotland website.
- Train: you can take the ScotRail or Airlink to the airport. You can check the Traveline Scotland website for schedules.
Edinburgh Airport offers several options for securely parking your car such as short term, long term, valet and economical parking. Go to Edinburgh airport website to book a parking space or receive a quote for your vehicle.