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May Most popular time to fly (13% more expensive on average)

Average price (return flight)

£73 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal (return flight)

£79 or less

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£50 or less

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  • Looking for a cheap flight from Edinburgh to Bristol? 25% of our users found flights on this route for £36 or less one-way and £56 or less round-trip.
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  • High season is considered to be April, May, and June. The cheapest month to fly from Bristol to Edinburgh is January.
  • Morning departure is around 332% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
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Loganair
Overall score based on 35 reviews
8.7
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
9.0
Crew
7.5
Entertainment
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Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "They are great at service and care of their passengers. Their staff always go out of their way to make sure of comfort. Loganair seems one of the few to still give a beverage and a snack with purchase of ticket (wonderful). I am super thankful of well trained staff and their knowledge on luggage and sizing on the smaller planes especially when traveling to and from larger planes. I never had any issues with being able to take my backpack on or being asked to check it as it carried my laptop & wallet...unlike other airlines of similar size running to & from SYY."
Cons: "That I could not find any Tunnocks Cream Wafers in a retail store to purchase after only the caramel wafers."

Pros: "Great service. Good food and drinks."

Pros: "great airport with great efficiency (Glasgow) wonderfully polite and friendly ticket agent"

Cons: "We were delayed by over four hours due to weather but still the flight that was supposed to leave after us got out before because they were more concerned about getting that flight out on time than the 20 people who had been waiting for hours. We ultimately got out about six hours late."

Pros: "Friendkiness"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Friendly staff"

Pros: "The light attended to help me with problems from prior flight"
Cons: "The propeller plane is noisy and uncomfortable. But it made it to Stornoway. Strong crosswinds made it a tough landing. The pilots did a good job."

Pros: "The staff was reasonably pleasant"
Cons: "The flight was four hours late. There were no announcements so passengers waited in a cold, damp terminal area where there was active construction. The peopeller plane was noisy and there was no storage. They had to check my small bag and then left it on the wet tarmac where my clothes were stained. FLybe is notoriously bad. They certainly lived up to their reputation"

Pros: "I can't give 5 stars for food or entertainment, but on a hop like this no one should expect them. Coffee was fine. 5 overall"

Pros: "Very quick flight :)"

Pros: "The staff handled everything really well. Continuously being updated to the delay reasons."
Cons: "Being stuck on a plane on the tarmac for 2+ hours, before being moved to a corridor, and then a bus, and then boarding a new plane. No information about delay compensation or refunds being given. No provisions for providing food or drinks for the toddlers/babies/children that had been kept on the plane for a couple of hours."

Pros: "That we got home"
Cons: "It was 2 hours late which meant we missed our train and got home 4 hours late"

Pros: "Flight was pretty smooth"
Cons: "Seats allocated"

Pros: "Evriting"

Cons: "20kg limit on hold luggage instead of 15"

Pros: "It was uneventful and on time"
Cons: "Less turbulence!"

Pros: "I landed alive"
Cons: "No information about the gate until you have tk run across the airport to board"

Pros: "clean, efficient"

Pros: "Crew were lovely and happy and kept us abreast of the problems that caused a delay in departure."

Pros: "Receiving updates about delays"
Cons: "The flight could have left on time"

Pros: "On board crew great."
Cons: "EasyJet crew were terrible and short staffed. Queues outside the gate entrance and not in the gate waiting area. They should have had staff to move people to seated and cooled area"

Pros: "Smooth on boarding"

Cons: "Free refreshments"

Cons: "It could have been on time"

Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "Border control at EDI. Lanes too long"

Cons: "Staff were welcoming and friendly, very informative; their service could not be faulted. The cabin was clean and tidy."

Pros: "Sadly the best bit was landing and the pilot aborting and taking off again. Beats usual thrill seekers"

Cons: "Mediocre, flight delayed toldto go to gate, Checked at gate after 1hr returned to departures the back to gate checked again, problem with seatbelt had to ask multiple times for Help. Not sorted went through flight unfastened with buckle issue, flight attendant attitude very poor."

Pros: "Pretty excellent overall. Boarding very speedy."
Cons: "Busy!"

Pros: "Staff were friendly."
Cons: "My flight was delayed which meant I was over an hour late for my connecting travel. Delay kept increasing as I was waiting at Luton airport."

Pros: "Nothing, staff didnt even attempt to help me once i eventually for the gate for easyjet and the gate had closed (due to staff telling me to go to departures after showing that i didnt have a boarding pass)"
Cons: "The lack of help recieved by staff throughout the airport to help me get to the correct gate. After 30 mins of asking different staff where to go and what i needed to do to get on the flight the gate for my flight was then closed which has caused me to pay for an extra flight. Due to this i will be requesting a full refund on the first flight."

Pros: "Pilot got us there in less than an hour after a three hour delay"
Cons: "Three hour delay with no explanation until we were actually on the flight. Only a £3 refreshment voucher. Couldn't hear cabin crew and they rushed through the food service. Looked like they didn't want to be there."

Cons: "Flight was 25 mins late taking off and was therefore late arriving and pilot was failed harrier jump jet pilot as slammed it down on runway and then bounced along till we came to a halt... not the best the landing"

Pros: "Staff were friendly"
Cons: "Flight delayed. Called to gate urgently then stood there for 30 mins. Then sat on runway for 90 mins waiting a slot."

Cons: "Extra cost for hold luggage"

Pros: "All good"
Cons: "n/A"

Cons: "The delay and lack of free drink"

Pros: "Slick service and support from staff (travelling with kids)"
Cons: "All was just perfect"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything. Ends up costing me ½ day of work around £500"

Cons: "Flight 1.5 hour delay"

Pros: "Got to destination"
Cons: "Customer service was poor from ground staff at Bristol, should be expected from budget airline."

Pros: "Staff handled some rowdy clients very well. Good value efficient service. Nice to see that they were tightening up on carry on bags - never enough room especially on winter ski flights."
Cons: "Seat legroom tight for a 6 footer - Food/Drinks service ran out of time to reach us."

Pros: "On time flight"
Cons: "Bristol airport security."

Pros: "Staff were lovely. Nice comfortable as can be flight."
Cons: "Children on the flight were irritating. Nothing to do with the staff or easyJet. But that was my only gripe but that can’t be helped."

Pros: "Comfortable. Large plane"
Cons: "I was not allowed my hand luggage on in the cabin on the trip down or return as was told the cabin was full. That is would go in the hold but it would be first off. So many people came on after me with much larger hand luggage! Also my bag was last into baggage reclaim both times"

Pros: "Plane boarded early and took off on time but landed 15 minutes early fantastic as I caught an earlier but that i thought I would get"

Pros: "Very helpful and friendly cabin crew"
Cons: "Pilots didn’t make any contact to the passengers. Very weird"

Pros: "Quick and easy boarding"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Using buses rather than gates to to enter the airport. Is it some kind of saving money with out considering passengers comfort"

Pros: "Being able to check in two weeks in advance and get assigned seats is fantastic."

Cons: "Todo excelente gracias"

Pros: "It was obvious that we had a excellent pilot ( captain) from very nice take off to a very present landing and well on time. Well done Easy Jet. I will definitely book with you again."
Cons: "Very unpleasant person sitting next to us however that was not Easy Jets fault."

Pros: "The trip home was excellent, Everything from start of the journey to the finish was perfect."
Cons: "The only complaint would be the journey to Krakow, that was a bit scary dew to the fog and low cloud, the pilot had to abort the first landing and circle for over an hour. But that was out with his control."

Pros: "The ease of journey."

Pros: "Was inexpensive. Very friendly staff. Easy trip"

Pros: "Take of and landing"
Cons: "Leg room"

Pros: "Good value for money. As expected"
Cons: "Bag drop staff rude."

Cons: "No frills had to pay for a cup of coffee"

Pros: "Easy boarding and friendly staff Left BRS 30min late but arrived FAO on time! Tail winds"

Cons: "The 1 hour plus delay at Bristol"

Pros: "No organisation at boarding. Allocated back seats.. Pokey"

Cons: "If the seat and sitting area would have been cleaner and if you could recline your seat"

Cons: "Don't turn up with a cabin case, it will cost you £20 to have it put in the hold"

Cons: "Leg room & seat comfort"

Pros: "Airport"
Cons: "Delays and missed bus"

Pros: "Efficient and on time."

Cons: "Carcassonne is a tiny airport, be aware there are only vending machines after security, and not much seating. Announcements difficult to hear. Flight was fine, usual Ryanair."

Pros: "not a lot"
Cons: "I paid for extra legroom in row 2?There isn't any and to radd insult to injury the person next to me had been allocated his seat without paying any more than the basic fare.I spent most of the flight in a vacant standard seat which gave me more leg room than than that which I had paid for.It was a total ripoff."

Pros: "The crew was very nice and helpful,and our seat confortable,the food and dring very good"

Pros: "Straightforward process"
Cons: "N/a"

Pros: "From arriving at the airport to departing destination airport everything was seamless and perfect. Would like to travel like this every time. Hats off to everyone who involved."
Cons: "Being treated like a valued customer. It makes a difference."

Cons: "Checking opened 20 minutes late and lengthy queues through security meantwe had no time to grab food/shopping as we had to rush to gate as no notifications that our flight was actually delayed by an hour. Everyone was herded onto buses to wait there for some reason rather than at gate"

Pros: "price time of flight"
Cons: "unable to choose your seat free expensive tea and coffee and others"

Pros: "Flight was good"
Cons: "Check in was mad"

Pros: "That I made it home..and that the pilot was honest about running late and tried to make up the time. The guy checking us in at Fuerteventura was very pleasant."
Cons: "That the so called budget airline charges for everything..now on board bags. What next..a tariff for the toilet or to exit the plane..nothing would surprise me! 20kg isnt enough for a holiday...but just another excuse to charge more money. The on board staff never offered to help anyone struggling to find their seat or with their hand luggage. In fact the 2 girls at the back end of the plane were too busy bickering to notice anything. The space you get to sit in is ridiculous you can't even bend down in it. And the plane was delayed."

Cons: "inconvenient"

Cons: "Flight was delayed, but nothing to tell us it was delayed apart from the screens. I got priority booking for the flight and on the way home no one shouted or got priority passengers over so it was a waste of money."

Pros: "Very good"
Cons: "i' sat in row 10 with aspare seat next to me, my wife is in row 32 with 2 empty seat s next to her.Otherwise all good."

Pros: "We had an emergency exit seat with extra leg room."
Cons: "Check in, delays, late arrival, luggage pick up too slow."

Pros: "I like the staff - they were kind and helpful"
Cons: "I didn’t like how you had to pay for food and there was not a comfortable position in the seats"

Cons: "Sneaky pricing methods set up to catch you on return flight when you have no option but to pay to get back with dreadful unprofessional staff. I will never fly with them again if I can help it.i will go out off my way to tell as many as possible to never use or trust them."

Cons: "Check in was chaos"

Cons: "Boarding at Stansted not good. Security took too long. When we arrived at the gate the departure board stated "final call" however the gate hadn't opened yet? No communication as to reason for this delay."

Cons: "We booked our daughter priority so she was entitled to bring a hand carry on board. When she got the airport they insisted that she had to put her hand carry in the hold despite it having her passport in it!! The Captain very kindly helped her retrieve it from the hold at the end of the flight but why did she ever have to put it in there when she was priority and we paid for it?"

Cons: "Delayed for over an hour with no announcement or reasons given."

Cons: "Seat pitch is too short for anyone over 5’8”"

Pros: "I took 1230 flight from stansted airport to Edinburgh. I carried a personal baggage with me on the plane then flight attendant took it away and told me I will get it back at the arrival belt. When I landed I couldn’t find mine. I had reported to the ground desk and they not helpful at all. So now I lost all of my travel documents and money. I feel so bad. This Tuesday I will fly back to Thailand and still don’t know how to redo my passport."

Pros: "Na"
Cons: "The almost two hr delay sitting on the plane then having to change planes."

Pros: "Smooth boarding and pleasant staff"
Cons: "Paying extra to sit together"

Cons: "Was approached when queing and told my bag was to go in the hold, there were people that had bigger/more bags that were not told this, i understand that if there is not enough room but surely first come first serve, we stood in the que specifically that this would not happen as we were in rush once we landed and did not have time to wait for bags. There were many people behind us that got to take their bag into the cabin."

Cons: "Bumpy Landing! Very expensive for a very basic service"

Pros: "The smooth landing."
Cons: "The tray tables sloped downwards making everything fall on to your lap. No storage under tray tables. No room for legs. Just a joke. Boarding took ages on tarmac. Staff were casual at best."

Pros: "Nothing. Staff were pleasent enough"
Cons: "This flight was purchased on my behalf and was not chosen by me. Worst commercial flight ive ever been on. I will never spend a penny of my own money on a ryanair flight. Awful"

Pros: "Ease of check in"
Cons: "Late notification of cancelled flights. Ryan airs disregard to the impact to people's lives"

Pros: "Crew tried their best but their capacity were stretched to the max to accommodate us."
Cons: "In Malta airport they only had use of ONE wheelchair/passenger lift vehicle for all flights and we almost missed our flight because the airport team couldn't locate the lift vehicle (PRM). In Edinburgh airport, the lift vehicle got us off the plane ok but didn't have enough wheelchairs or assistants for all those who booked. In the end we were just dumped off by the luggage caramel and had to have the slightly better disabled push the severely disabled out whilst I pushed the luggages. The holiday was fine but the traveling was just terrible due to clear lack of resources and capacity of airport teams"

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "Uncomfortable, no leg or arm room especially when sat next to people who are too big for their seats!"

Pros: "Staff"
Cons: "Everything else. Delayed hrs. Filthy. Very shaky and unstable and my checked bag came out soaking wet!"

Pros: "The price"
Cons: "Delayed again!"

Cons: "Ryanair's new random allocation for the seats is a joke. They are trying to make the most money off their passengers. I've flown with them for the past 5+ years and this is the first time I've encountered this nonsense."

Cons: "The seats were very small and my middle seat's foam was flat enough that I felt like I was sitting on a metal bar."

Pros: "staff in Dublin"
Cons: "Not Ryanair fault but it took over an hour to get our luggage at Edinburgh - no exaggerationas it took 75 min. Baggage staff said they were understaffed"

Pros: "the price"
Cons: "the departure gate was never posted on the airport monitors. Someone close to us told us the gate was announced over head."

Pros: "Was what I expected."
Cons: "The number of people who choose to keep going up and down the aisles and not sit in their seat. Pay to sit next to your friend if you are that bothered. Made the hostesses job much harder to serve drinks quickly as had to keep moving back and forth to accommodate people walking by"

Pros: "Staff were friendly, and the flight was smooth, plane was clean."
Cons: "The flight was slightly delayed by the previous flight landing late. Obviously this happens, that's fine, but on landing at stanstead the bags from the hold were not released onto the baggage carousel for over an hour and a half after we landed. This is completely unacceptable and wasn't acknowledged by airport staff for over an hour, with no explanation given at any point."

Pros: "Nothing. It is hard to imagine businesses advertise on the plane. Why would any reputable business want to be associated with this company?"

Cons: "Terrible customer service. Rude people working."

Pros: "Lovely new plane lots of room"
Cons: "Bumpy landing"

Pros: "Price and noticable improvement from ryan air"
Cons: "Real value for money"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Cattle car approach. Cost saving is commendable. Charging for EVERYTHING is not."

Cons: "Was late almost one hour"

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