Selected fares from Charlotte to Edinburgh

Flying from Charlotte to Edinburgh

What You Should Know about Flights from Charlotte Airport

Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a busy hub in the southeast that offers many regional and international flights from Charlotte. More than 39 million people passed through this airport in 2011 alone. The five concourses are home to 13 airlines, from popular domestic carriers such as American Airlines and JetBlue Airways to foreign carriers like Air Canada Jazz and Lufthansa German Airlines. Located six miles west of downtown Charlotte on the Josh Birmingham Parkway, this airport offers many air ticket deals through Orbitz.com.

Airport Parking Options

Charlotte International Airport offers over 25,000 parking spaces. The long-term parking lot is the best value at $4 per day. The costliest option is valet parking at $19 per day. Several shuttles are available to get you to and from the lot if you choose the economical option.

Solving the Airport Transportation Problem

If you choose to leave your car at home, there are several options for transportation to and from the airport. Charlotte has bus, train and taxi services; the cheapest options are the bus and train. You can ride either for $1.75 per ride, and they operate 20 hours a day. Express bus fare will cost you $2.40. A taxi is the most direct route and costs about $20 per trip within six miles of the airport. With the money you save by buying your air tickets on Orbitz.com, you can afford the extra cost of a taxi.

Finding a Good Meal at the Airport

Like any other airport, Charlotte International offers a wide variety of fast food options. From Burger King to Panda Express, there are plenty of the choices available. For a good sit-down breakfast before your flight, stop at Bojangles' Famous Chicken and Biscuits. The restaurant is located inside the airport and offers home-style meals for passengers boarding flights from Charlotte. Book you flight on Orbitz.com to save enough time to savor the meal before take-off.

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.

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Hotels in Edinburgh

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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
Princes Street, Edinburgh
5.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (21 reviews)

Built in 1903, this grand landmark hotel is centrally located on Princes Street, overlooking Edinburgh Castle.

$171

$171
Tune Hotel - Haymarket, Edinburgh
Tune Hotel - Haymarket, Edinburgh
7 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh
3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (6 reviews)

Tune Hotel - Haymarket Edinburgh enjoys a central location in the Scottish capital, opposite Haymarket Station which has direct tram connections to Edinburgh ...

$43

$43
Novotel Edinburgh Park
Novotel Edinburgh Park
15 Lochside Avenue, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (14 reviews)

Set in the city’s eastern flank, Novotel Edinburgh Park is a 2-minute walk from Edinburgh Park Train Station and a 10-minute drive from Edinburgh Airport. Trams ...

$82

$82
Novotel Edinburgh Centre
Novotel Edinburgh Centre
80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Located near Edinburgh Castle and the Grassmarket area, this Edinburgh hotel is a 10-minute walk from Princes Street shopping and the Royal Mile; Arthur's Seat ...

$92

$92
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (71 reviews)

This handsomely updated landmark building stands at the east end of Edinburgh's famous Princes Street. The Waverley train station is a two-minute walk. Edinburgh ...

$124

$124
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
19 North Bridge, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (6 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Brass Rubbing Centre, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Real Mary King's Close. Greyfriars Kirk and Edinburgh ...

$141

$141
The Balmoral Hotel
The Balmoral Hotel
1 Princes Street, Edinburgh
5.0 out of 5.0
4.9 out of 5 (7 reviews)

Located in the heart of Edinburgh, this luxury hotel is on Princes Street in the main shopping area and adjacent to Waverley Station. The hotel overlooks Edinburgh ...

$260

$260
Jurys Inn Edinburgh
Jurys Inn Edinburgh
43 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh
3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (27 reviews)

Modern hotel in the heart of historic Edinburgh next to Waverley Station, one mile from the famous castle, and 400 metres from the New Scottish Parliament.

$98

$98
The George Hotel
The George Hotel
19-21 George Street, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
5.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Located amid the shops and restaurants of Edinburgh's fashionable George Street, this hotel is a block from Princes Street and a quarter-mile from the National ...

$162

$162
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal
18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps from Edinburgh Dungeon, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Real Mary King's Close. National Gallery of Scotland and Scott Monument ...

$93

$93

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