Flights from Edinburgh
Edinburgh Airport in Scotland
Finding flights from Edinburgh is easy when you visit Orbitz.com, where you can search multiple airlines to look for deals on an air ticket. Airlines serving Edinburgh Airport include British Airways, Air France, Thomson Holidays, Turkish Airlines, Iceland Express, KLM Cityhopper and United. The airport is located just eight miles west of the city's center, just off the M8 motorway.
Parking at the Airport
Edinburgh Airport offers long-term parking with security fencing at a daily rate of about $15. Short-term parking is a quick walk from the terminal and is charged at rates that vary depending on the number of hours stayed; the first hour is about $7, and the daily maximum is $40. Fast Track parking is also available and just one minute away from the terminal.
Transportation to the Airport
Several buses run between the airport and other locations in and around Edinburgh, such as the Airlink 100 and the N22 night bus from the train station at Waverley Bridge and Service 35 from the city center. Airport taxis are also available and are managed by Onward Travel. If you prefer, Orbitz.com can help you book a rental car to get around the city.
Edinburgh Airport Dining Options
The Edinburgh airport offers several places to enjoy coffee while you wait for your flight, including Costa and EAT. There are also several sit-down restaurants, including The Turnhouse and Thermidors Seafood Bar. If you'd rather shop than eat, you can stop by one of the airport's many retail stores. Whenever you're looking for flights from Edinburgh, visit Orbitz.com for the best deals.
Flights to Istanbul
Istanbul Area Airports
Orbitz.com offers cheap flights to Istanbul and vacation packages that let you explore this fascinating city, which spans two separate continents. The main airport for the city, Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, is located on the European side of the city, about 24 kilometers from the downtown area. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is on the Asian side of Istanbul, about 35 kilometers southeast of the city center. Istanbul Atatürk International Airport handles flights from over 70 airlines, including British Airways, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Air France. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport serves over 30 airlines, including Sky Airlines, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress.
Getting to the Airport
From Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, arriving visitors can opt to take the metro train or sea bus into Istanbul. The Sabiha Gokcen airport shuttle makes regular trips from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to various points within the city, and it costs 10 euro per person. Visitors can also get into the city from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport via sea bus or public bus. Both airports are also accessible via taxi.
Weather Conditions in Istanbul
In the summer, high temperatures average around 82 degrees Fahrenheit in June and July and drop to lows of around 65 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Rain is uncommon in the summer, although the humidity remains high during the summer months. Winters are often cold and snowy. In January, temperatures average between 37 to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to be mild, and the bargain prices offered during these seasons make them ideal for a visit.
Vacationing in Istanbul
Take in a bit of history with a visit to Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, or one of the many Ottoman mosques scattered throughout the city. Archaeology museums are another popular attraction, or you can get tickets for a cruise on the Bosphorus to get a view of the city from the water. Once you know the sights you want to see in Turkey, check out Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Istanbul at any time of the year.
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