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Travel Restriction Alert

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Scotland. Current restrictions to Scotland are based on United Kingdom travel restrictions.
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Cheapest flights to cities in Scotland

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Useful information for your flight to Scotland

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to Scotland

What is the cheapest flight I can find to Scotland?

The average flight to Scotland costs $885/per person and the cheapest flight to Scotland is $11/per person. This price varies based on a multitude of factors such as departure airport, airline, time of booking and when you plan on traveling.

What is the best airport to fly into to visit Edinburgh?

The majority of momondo users who fly to Scotland tend to spend time in Edinburgh, which is visited 703% more often than other cities. When flying to Edinburgh, the most popular airport to fly into is Edinburgh Airport.

What are the most popular landmarks in Scotland?

The most often visited landmarks in Scotland are Edinburgh Castle, Cairngorms National Park, and Skye Museum of Island Life, among many others that can be found in the area.

I plan on visiting Edinburgh Castle. Which airport is the quickest drive?

For the quickest drive from an arrival airport to Edinburgh Castle, fly into Edinburgh Airport or Glasgow Intl Airport, which are closest to the area.

What is the weather like in Scotland?

Temperatures in Scotland can vary between 39.2 °F and 59 °F based on the time of year. Typically, the coldest month in Scotland will be January, and the warmest month will be July. It is also worth noting that those looking to avoid rain and/or snow should consider traveling to Scotland in April, February, and February, as that is when precipitation is least likely.


What are the current travel restrictions for Scotland?

Currently, United Kingdom travel restrictions include travel to Scotland.

Entry restrictions

The United Kingdom has reimposed national lockdown. From January 4, National lockdown in England is in effect. Traveling away from home, including internationally, is restricted from England except in limited circumstances such as for work or for education. Foreign nationals are subject to the ‘Stay at Home’ regulations. They should not travel abroad unless it is permitted. Different rules apply in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Travelers must follow all the rules that apply to them. From November 20, Scotland restricted cross-border travels within the UK, only essential travels—which includes health reasons, work and for study—will be allowed to enter and leave Scotland. People living within Level 3 or Level 4 lockdown areas in Scotland are also not permitted to leave their area, and banned from traveling overseas, though people in Level 0-2 are not. Travelers who have been in or transited through ared list travel ban countries in the past 10 days are not allowed to enter The United Kingdom with the exception of British nationals, nationals of Ireland, residents of the UK. Certain areas of the UK and Crown Dependencies may have specific travel regulations. Check the relevant page for information related to travel to Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Shetland, and Orkney.

Entry requirements

All travelers entering the United Kingdom must present a completed "Public Health Passenger Locator Form" to immigration upon arrival. On January 18, all travelers to England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, including UK nationals returning home, must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR, antigen or LAMP test result taken within 3 days prior to departure. Travelers from the Common Travel Area (the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Ascension, Falkland Islands and St Helena), will not be in scope of the regulations. Children under the age of 11 will also not be required to complete pre-departure testing. Until January 21, travelers from Antigua and Barbuda, St Lucia or Barbados will also not be in scope of the regulations.

Quarantine requirements

On January 18, travel corridors will be suspended, all travelers arriving in the UK from any foreign country except Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man are subject to 10-day self-isolation. Travelers can take a test on the 5th day of their arrival, if the test result is negative the self-isolation period will end as soon as they receive the result, they must continue to self-isolate while awaiting for the test result. If the test is positive they need to self-isolate for another 10 days. Count the 10 days starting from the day they took the test, or from when they first had symptoms if that is earlier. From February 15, British nationals, nationals of Ireland, residents of the UK who have been in or through a red list travel ban country in the past 10 days must quarantine in a government approved hotel for 10 days. They cannot use the Test to Release scheme. Note: The English, Scottish, Welsh, and Northern Irish governments may be applying quarantine requirements differently. Check for more information on travel to England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

All other info

All travelers on flights to the UK must wear face coverings on aircraft and on public transport upon arrival thereafter. Passengers using taxis and private hire vehicles should also use a face covering for the duration of their journey. Drivers may refuse to transport passengers who do not follow guidance for safe travel. From March 8, passenger traveling abroad will need to carry a new travel declaration form stating that their trip is permitted under UK national lockdown rules. The form must be downloaded, signed before travel, and carried or downloaded onto a mobile phone. Passengers who do not have a valid form may be denied boarding. Review the UK government’s entry requirements, and read more about travel restrictions for the UK.

If you are planning to travel to Scotland at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit Scotland? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in Scotland.
Edinburgh
Scotland

Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Zoo
Our Dynamic Earth
National Museum of Scotland
George Square
Glasgow
Scotland

Hampden Park
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Celtic Park
University of Glasgow
Glasgow Necropolis
Inverness
Scotland

Inverness Cathedral
Clava Cairns
Culloden Battlefield
Inverness Castle
Caledonian Stadium
Aberdeen
Scotland

Pittodrie Stadium
William Wallace Statue
His Majesty's Theatre
Castle Fraser
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Lerwick
Scotland

Fort Charlotte
Shetland Museum
Bressay Lighthouse
Isle of Islay
Scotland

Bowmore Distillery
Bruichladdich Distillery
Museum of Islay Life
Wildlife Information Centre
Kirkwall
Scotland

Balfour Castle
St. Magnus Cathedral
Bishop's Palace
Orkney Museum
Stornoway
Scotland

Museum Nan Eilean
An Lanntair
Lews Castle
Dundee
Scotland

Discovery Point
Sensation
Desperate Dan Statue
Lochee Park
Maggie's Centre
Wick
Scotland

Pulteney Distillery
Orkney
Scotland

Mine Howe
Isle of Barra
Scotland

Barra Beach
Kisimul Castle
Vatersay Beach

Airports in Scotland

There are many options when flying to Scotland. Here you can see the price and the destinations in a map

Cheapest flight routes to Scotland

These routes have the cheapest flights to Scotland found by momondo users in United States
Departing Destination Best Price
Chicago Aberdeen $317
Newark Aberdeen $339
Newark Edinburgh $351
Chicago Glasgow $355
Chicago Edinburgh $362
Newark Glasgow $372
Washington Edinburgh $374
Washington Glasgow $377
Boston Edinburgh $386
Los Angeles Edinburgh $389

Popular routes to Scotland

Most frequently searched flights to Scotland along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
London to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 25m
Cheapest price
$85
Oslo to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time
6h 50m
Cheapest price
$129
Copenhagen to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time
25h 35m
Cheapest price
$137
Helsinki to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time
13h 20m
Cheapest price
$174
Stockholm to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 15m
Cheapest price
$200
Dublin to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 10m
Cheapest price
$297
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