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 Turin
Turin Caselle Airport
Torino, or Turin, is a city in northern Italy with a rich cultural history. It is simple to book flights to Torino with Orbitz.com. Torino's main gateway is the Turin Caselle Airport. The airport is inside the town of Caselle and is connected to Torino through the motorway. Turin Caselle Airport is 15 km, or nine miles, from the city center of Torino. The airport received massive renovations for the 1990 FIFA World Cup and again in 2005 for the Winter Olympics. Turin Airport received the ACI Europe Best Airport Awards in 2007 and 2008. Travelers coming from Rome and Naples can book flights on major international carriers such as Lufthansa, Air France and Alitalia. Other airlines that provides service to the airport include Air One, British Airways, Belle Air, RyanAir and Luxair.
Transportation from the Airport
A railway station is located just 150 meters from the terminal, with a train running every 30 minutes to Turin GTT Dora Railway Station. The DoraFly bus takes passengers to the Porta Susa FS Station, the TorinoMetro and to the city centre. The SADEM bus service also operates from the airport to the city centre in around 45 minutes. Those who want to go to the Olympic Mountains can reserve seats to the airport's bus charter. You can make reservations with Orbitz.com or through the airport's website. Travelers can also ride a public taxi located at the exit in the Arrival level or hire a car through the rental companies located near the exit of the arrival area.
Weather in Torino
Torino enjoys a more continental climate rather than a Mediterranean climate. Summers can be warm but not hot, while winters are cold but not harsh. Summer temperatures often average 27 degrees Celsius, while temperatures during the winter months of January and February can drop to negative three degrees Celsius. Spring and autumn bring rain. Packing a holiday planner can help you note and remember the quite unpredictable weather in Torino
Major Attractions in Torino
The city is not as popular as Rome or Florence, but it boasts pleasant villas, scenic views of the Italian Alps and examples of Baroque architecture. It is the home of the renowned Turin Shroud, or Duomo di San Giovanni, a controversial relic that is stored in a vault underneath Turin's Cathedral. Palazzo Reale is a grand declaration of the city's royal history. Other notable buildings include the Palazzo Cavour, Palazzo Madama and the Santuario della Consolata. Budget flights to Torino can be scheduled with Orbitz.com.
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