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There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh to French Polynesia by plane, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Edinburgh  •  26h 22m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Papeete (PPT) EDI - PPT

$952 - $2,908

Cheapest option

Train to Aberdeen, fly  •  28h 50m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Papeete (PPT) ABZ - PPT

$876 - $2,763

5 alternative options

Train to Glasgow, fly  •  27h 12m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Papeete (PPT) GLA - PPT

$1,021 - $3,254

Train to Manchester, fly  •  27h 22m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Papeete (PPT) MAN - PPT

$1,396 - $2,645

Train to Newcastle, fly  •  28h 36m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Papeete (PPT) NCL - PPT

$1,225 - $3,856

Drive to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  27h 16m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Leeds Bradford
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Papeete (PPT) LBA - PPT

$1,141 - $3,459

Train to Liverpool, fly  •  35h 16m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Papeete (PPT) LPL - PPT

$1,026 - $3,014

Edinburgh (EDI) to Papeete (PPT) flights

The flight time between Edinburgh (EDI) and Papeete (PPT) is around 28h 29m and covers a distance of around 14893 km. The fastest flight normally takes 23h 50m. Services are operated by British Airways, Air Tahiti Nui, American Airlines and others. Typically 117 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
28h 29m
Fastest flight journey time:
23h 50m
Flight distance:
14893 km
Flights per week:
117
Cheapest price:
$823
Carbon emissions:
3020 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:45
Last flight departs at:
14:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh (EDI) to Papeete (PPT) flight schedules

Flights departing Friday, July 30, 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in French Polynesia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
We have received no reports of travel restrictions in French Polynesia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for French Polynesia.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Lockdown measures are currently in place for United Kingdom. Leaving United Kingdom may be in violation of local restrictions.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for United Kingdom

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for French Polynesia relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in French Polynesia, please check government recommendations.

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within French Polynesia. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within French Polynesia, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: July 28 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to French Polynesia is to train and fly which costs £600 - £2,000 and takes 28h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to French Polynesia is to fly which costs £650 - £2,100 and takes 26h 22m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and French Polynesia is 14177 km.

It takes approximately 26h 22m to get from Edinburgh to French Polynesia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Papeete Airport. The quickest flight takes 24h 10m and has two stopovers.

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United Airlines, easyJet, American Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Papeete Airport.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to French Polynesia.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 14176.9 km
  • Duration: 26h 22m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and French Polynesia?

British Airways, Air Tahiti Nui and eight other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Faa'a hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Papeete via London Heathrow, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Edinburgh to Papeete via Philadelphia, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,200 - $3,800
Flights from Glasgow to Papeete via London Heathrow, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 3m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,500
Flights from Glasgow to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Manchester to Papeete via London Heathrow, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,500
Flights from Manchester to Papeete via Helsinki, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
29h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,600
Flights from Newcastle to Papeete via London Heathrow, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,800
Flights from Newcastle to Papeete via Paris CDG, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $5,000
Flights from Newcastle to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,600
Flights from Aberdeen to Papeete via London Heathrow, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
Flights from Aberdeen to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from Aberdeen to Papeete via London Heathrow, San Jose, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,400
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
30h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,400
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Papeete via Dublin, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
31h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,700
Flights from Liverpool to Papeete via Dublin, Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
31h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,300 - $4,100
Flights from Liverpool to Papeete via Dublin, Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
31h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
Flights from Liverpool to Papeete via Dublin, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
31h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,300
Flights from Liverpool to Papeete via Dublin, San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
30h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Papeete via New York JFK, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
29h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Papeete via Paris CDG, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
29h 57m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,100
Flights from Glasgow to Papeete via Orlando, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,600
Flights from Glasgow to Papeete via London Heathrow, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,500
Flights from Manchester to Papeete via Paris CDG, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,500
Flights from Manchester to Papeete via New York JFK, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,400
Flights from Newcastle to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
34h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,600
Flights from Aberdeen to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
34h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Papeete via Paris CDG, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,800
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
33h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,400
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, Las Vegas, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
33h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,400
Flights from Liverpool to Papeete via Jersey, London Heathrow, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,500
Flights from Liverpool to Papeete via Dublin, Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
Air Tahiti Nui
Website
airtahitinui.com
Flights from Glasgow to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Glasgow to Papeete via London Heathrow, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,500
Flights from Newcastle to Papeete via Paris CDG, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $5,000
Flights from Newcastle to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,600
Flights from Aberdeen to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
30h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,400
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Papeete via Dublin, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
31h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,700
Flights from Liverpool to Papeete via Dublin, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
31h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,300
Flights from Liverpool to Papeete via Dublin, San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
30h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,800
Flights from Liverpool to Papeete via Dublin, Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
31h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$2,300 - $4,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Papeete via New York JFK, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
29h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Papeete via Paris CDG, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
29h 57m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,100
Flights from Glasgow to Papeete via London Heathrow, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,500
Flights from Manchester to Papeete via Paris CDG, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,500
Flights from Newcastle to Papeete via Paris CDG, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $5,000
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Papeete via Paris CDG, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,800
Flights from Liverpool to Papeete via Jersey, London Heathrow, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,500
Flights from Liverpool to Papeete via Dublin, Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Papeete via Paris CDG, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,100
Flights from Glasgow to Papeete via London Heathrow, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,500
Flights from Newcastle to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
34h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,600
Flights from Aberdeen to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
34h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Papeete via Paris CDG, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,800
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
33h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,400
Flights from Liverpool to Papeete via Jersey, London Heathrow, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,500
Flights from Liverpool to Papeete via Dublin, Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,900
Flights from Glasgow to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Manchester to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Newcastle to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,600
Flights from Aberdeen to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Papeete via Amsterdam Schiphol, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,400
Flights from Liverpool to Papeete via Dublin, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
44h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
French Bee
Website
frenchbee.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Papeete via London Heathrow, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,400
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Papeete via Dublin, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,700
Flights from Liverpool to Papeete via Dublin, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Liverpool to Papeete via Barcelona, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
32h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,500
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $45
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$90 - $120
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Day Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $150
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $220
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
$150 - $220
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
$85 - $110
Anytime Day 1st Class
$180 - $260
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
$90 - $110
Anytime Day 1st Class
$180 - $260

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