Cheap flights from Bergerac to Edinburgh

Bergerac Airport is Only 3 miles away from the city centre. It has flights to many European countries, including a regular flight from Bergerac to Edinburgh. Bergerac lies on the banks of the river Dordogne in the west of France. It’s a small market town which still has evidence of its medieval past.

Bergerac Facilities

Because Bergerac airport is so small it doesn’t have many facilities. Before you pass through security on departure, or after you have been through passport control on arrival you are landside. Here you’ll find a small bar/restaurant which serves a menu of the day, snacks and drinks.

If you’ve forgotten your cash and you need money there is a cash machine. There’s also a number of car hire companies working from Bergerac airport. You can either hire your car before you arrive or pick one up on arrival.

There are no large shops in the airport, only a small shop selling local produce. Outside the terminal there are two car parks for long stay and short stay parking. You’ll also find the taxi rank.

If you are departing from Bergerac there is nothing to see or do once you are airside. There are some snack machines for food and drink, but nothing else.

Flight Time from Bergerac to Edinburgh

The flight from Bergerac to Edinburgh takes approximately 2 hours and 35 minutes.

Getting to Bergerac Airport

The airport is very close to Bergerac Centre and it will only take about 10 minutes in a car. Follow the N21 road to travel to and from the airport to Bergerac. If you are using a taxi book one of the licensed cabs from the taxi offices in Bergerac.

No bus or coach services operate between Bergerac airport and the centre of Bergerac. And, although there is a train station in Bergerac, there is no connection between the town and the airport.

Travelling to and from Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh airport is eight miles west of the city centre.

If you’re travelling by car head South and follow the directions to the A8. Follow the A8 for around 7 minutes and then turn right on to the A700. Follow the signs to Edinburgh city centre. From Edinburgh to the airport head East and follow the signs to the A702. Then take a left on to the B700 and follow the signs to join the A8. The airport route is well signposted.

On the return leg head East and follow the signs to the A702. Then take a left on to the B700 and follow the signs to join the A8. The airport route is well signposted.

Outside Edinburgh Airport there is a regular Airlink bus which will take you from the airport to Edinburgh’s main train and bus stations and return. The bus takes around 25 minutes.

National Express also operate a coach service from various UK locations which arrive and leave from Edinburgh Airport.

There isn’t a train connection between the airport and the city centre. But, there is a tram service. It runs regularly between the airport and the city centre. The journey takes about 30 minutes.

There is a large taxi rank outside Edinburgh Airport terminal and plenty of taxi ranks and offices in Edinburgh for your return journey.

Things to Do and See In Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle is an iconic landmark. It sits atop a steep hill overlooking Princess Street and beyond. You can walk around the castle walls and grounds and go inside to have a peak at the Scottish Crown Jewels.

Holyrood Place

Holyrood Castle is the official Scottish residence of Her Majesty the Queen. The public are allowed inside some of the historic rooms and you can spend time walking around the grounds and the gardens.

Scotch Whisky Experience

You couldn’t go to Scotland without a tour to teach you how its famous scotch whisky is made. This tour gives you the chance to sample the whisky of different regions and learn about its production.

Mary King’s Close Tour

In the middle ages Mary King’s Close was a busy street in the heart of Edinburgh. It was covered up due to construction in the 19th century. Now you can go underneath the current buildings and explore what used to be the streets and houses in this part of Edinburgh between the 16th and the 19th centuries.

Best Time to Visit Edinburgh

The best time to visit Edinburgh is from May to August for the warmer weather. Or during October and November if you want to see the beautiful autumnal colours.

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