Private Jet Hire Edinburgh
Are you ready to jet off to Edinburgh, the lively capital city of Scotland? Steeped in history and architectural marvels, the city offers an array of elegant and sophisticated landmarks, including the iconic Edinburgh Castle perched atop Castle Rock, which provides breathtaking panoramic views of the city. Visitors can indulge in world-class accommodations and fine dining at renowned hotels and restaurants, immersing themselves in Scottish hospitality at its finest.
Book a private jet hire to Edinburgh with Global Charter and enjoy the pinnacle of luxury air travel to Caledonia’s majestic capital city. With a choice of lavish aircraft, personalised services, and more, Global Charter offers an unparalleled experience.
How much does it cost to hire a private jet from Edinburgh?
How much does it cost to hire a private jet to Edinburgh?
Brexit's influence on domestic private jet charter in the UK
Brexit has reshaped the UK's private jet charter industry, bringing notable changes. UK-registered aircraft are now exclusively permitted for domestic charters, impacting availability and driving up rates for private flights to Edinburgh. Transitioning to UK regulations, operational costs, including potential tariffs, could rise. To navigate this landscape, clients are advised to book ahead for better rates and availability in the evolving market. Find out more about Brexit's influence on domestic private jet charter in the UK.
What are the best airports to travel from Edinburgh?
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
Edinburgh Airport stands as the primary international gateway to the city, accommodating both commercial and private aviation. As the top choice for private travellers in Edinburgh, EDI provides dedicated fixed-base operator (FBO) services exclusively tailored to private jet travellers. The airport boasts exceptional amenities, encompassing executive lounges, aircraft handling, customs clearance, and other services that guarantee security, convenience, and comfort for private flyers.
East Fortune Airfield (EGVJ)
Situated approximately 15 miles east of Edinburgh, EastFortune Airfield, a former Royal Air Force station, has been repurposed into a general aviation airfield accommodating private jets. Although its facilities may be comparatively limited, EGVJ offers specialised FBO services designed for private aviation, including parking, fueling, and hangar facilities.
Edinburgh Heliport (EGPJ)
For those travelling by helicopter, Edinburgh Heliport serves a designated facility catering to private helicopter flights. It is conveniently located to the west of the city, providing easy access to central Edinburgh and surrounding areas. The heliport offers FBO services, including comfortable passenger lounges, refuelling, and ground handling. Find out more about chartering a helicopter with Global Charter.
How far is the closest airport from Edinburgh?
Edinburgh Airport is located approximately 8 miles (13 km)west of the city centre. The duration of a car journey from the airport to the city centre can vary depending on traffic conditions and the route taken. On average, the journey takes around 20-30 minutes by car.
The distance from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh's most popular destinations:
● Edinburgh Castle - 8 miles (13 km) / 20-30 minutes drive
● The Royal Mile - 9 miles (15 km) / 25-30 minutes drive
● Holyrood Palace - 9 miles (15 km) / 25-35 minutes drive
● Arthur’s Seat (Holyrood Park) - 8 miles (13 km) / 20-30 minutes drive
What is the flight time of a private jet from Edinburgh?
While flight times can vary depending on weather conditions and air traffic, private jet travel to and from Edinburgh offers remarkable flexibility and convenience. With swift connections from various European cities and personalised travel plans, you can optimise your time to appreciate the city's unique allure.
The average flight durations for our most sought-after routes to and from Edinburgh include:
Popular aircraft to travel from Edinburgh
What is there to do in Edinburgh?
Discover Edinburgh's captivating blend of history and modernity: explore iconic castles, gastronomic delights, and cultural treasures.
Edinburgh's gourmet dining scene exudes culinary excellence, highlighted by acclaimed establishments like The Kitchin and Number One. The Kitchin, led by renowned chef Tom Kitchin, boasts a prestigious Michelin star, where each dish is a meticulously crafted masterpiece, celebrating locally sourced ingredients with inventive flair.
Meanwhile, Number One, nestled within The Balmoral Hotel, offers an opulent gastronomic journey. Its refined ambience and culinary artistry result in dishes that blend tradition and innovation. These restaurants exemplify the city's commitment to elevating the palate, making Edinburgh a haven for discerning food enthusiasts seeking a symphony of flavours and impeccable service.
Tee off at the home of golf
Venture just outside of Edinburgh and experience a golfing experience like no other at the home of golf itself: St.Andrews. Take to the sky and escape the city with a private helicopter charter to St.Andrews. Stay at the Rusacks where you can enjoy sweeping views of the Old Course from your room and first-class golf on your doorstep. Take to the greens and experience pristine fairways that weave through stunning landscapes, allowing you to tee off against the backdrop of historic charm. Retreat to the hotel, where sophistication intertwines with comfort, offering elegant suites, sumptuous dining, and lavish lounges.
Exclusive whisky tasting
Elevate your senses and delve into a realm of refinement as you partake in an exquisite whisky tasting in the heart of Edinburgh. Tailored to the most discerning connoisseurs, book an intimate tasting session and unveil a spectrum of rare and aged Scotch whiskies that you certainly can’t find on the shelf. Guided by master distillers, each sip offers a journey through time, exploring limited-edition releases and aged malts that embody centuries of artistry.
When is the best time to visit Edinburgh?
Edinburgh offers captivating experiences year-round, but the best time to visit is in the summer, when the city comes alive with arts and culture. Festivals, including the renowned Edinburgh Fringe Festival, fill the streets with art, music, and vibrant energy. Parks and gardens flourish, offering tranquil escapes, while outdoor events and al fresco dining embrace the joyful spirit of the season.
During winter, Edinburgh's festive charm shines with Christmas markets and traditional Hogmanay celebrations. The city's historic streets and iconic landmarks are adorned with twinkling lights and charming decorations, creating a picturesque backdrop for the holiday season. Christmas markets spring to life, offering a delightful array of handcrafted gifts, seasonal treats, and mulled wine.
Why choose Global Charter?
Experience the epitome of bespoke luxury travel with Global Charter as you embark on a premium private jet journey to or from Edinburgh. Our extensive collection of exclusive private jets offers you the freedom to select the aircraft that aligns seamlessly with your desires and requirements. Crafted around your individual preferences, our tailored services encompass every facet of your charter. Discover our client testimonials to find out more about the impeccable quality of our services.
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