Crazy!! Return flights from Edinburgh to New York - Norwegian @ £178
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Crazy!! Return flights from Edinburgh to New York - Norwegian @ £178

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Found 29th Aug 2017
Was just just browsing through different dates when I came across this. The flights are available from Sep-17 to Feb-18. Play around with dates on skyscanner to get the best prices, as most of them are from £178 to £183. Total bargain if you ask me. I haven't checked other cities, these prices might also be available California, Florida and Boston etc. Happy hunting. 2777137.jpg2777137.jpg
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peanuted7 m ago

Last time I checked, neither Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow or City were …Last time I checked, neither Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow or City were located in Piccadilly.


Thanks for the comment but i was letting people know that that particular airport was over 70 miles away from manhattan unlike JFK only 20 miles away.
peanuted34 s ago

Last time I checked, neither Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow or City were …Last time I checked, neither Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow or City were located in Piccadilly.

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archer12046 m ago

Yes it is a good price but Stewart International airport is 70 miles away …Yes it is a good price but Stewart International airport is 70 miles away from Manhattan

Last time I checked, neither Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow or City were located in Piccadilly.
Yes it is a good price but Stewart International airport is 70 miles away from Manhattan
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Yes it is a good price but Stewart International airport is 70 miles away from Manhattan
archer12046 m ago

Yes it is a good price but Stewart International airport is 70 miles away …Yes it is a good price but Stewart International airport is 70 miles away from Manhattan

Last time I checked, neither Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow or City were located in Piccadilly.
peanuted34 s ago

Last time I checked, neither Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow or City were …Last time I checked, neither Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow or City were located in Piccadilly.

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peanuted7 m ago

Last time I checked, neither Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow or City were …Last time I checked, neither Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow or City were located in Piccadilly.


Thanks for the comment but i was letting people know that that particular airport was over 70 miles away from manhattan unlike JFK only 20 miles away.
It's a great find ...cheers. ... but always there will be nitpickers. ....
exactly- you're getting a flight across the Atlantic for buttons. Hell, I've unfortunately had to pay more from Glasgow to London last minute.

Its it's a great deal and who gives a toss if you have to spend a tenner more and some extra time in a bus/train.
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archer12041 h, 21 m ago

Yes it is a good price but Stewart International airport is 70 miles away …Yes it is a good price but Stewart International airport is 70 miles away from Manhattan

it's funny how sometimes people are happy to take two or more changes to get to LA for example, but unhappy because the airport on a direct flight is 70 miles away.
I've seen it really cheap from Belfast to Stewart international new York but flights arrive in late has anyone flown in here?Are there buses all the time or would it be cheaper with taxi
Heat tho
There is a coach for ~£31 return from the airport into Manhattan which runs in time with Norwegian flights:
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archer12041 h, 38 m ago

Yes it is a good price but Stewart International airport is 70 miles away …Yes it is a good price but Stewart International airport is 70 miles away from Manhattan

There is a bus for $20 that takes you right to port authority
archer12041 h, 41 m ago

Yes it is a good price but Stewart International airport is 70 miles away …Yes it is a good price but Stewart International airport is 70 miles away from Manhattan


Not sure why this comment is getting so much stick, It's a perfectly valid point... Anyway, great price. Used Norwegian to JFK and had an overall great service.
We flew into Stewart in July and then took the bus to the city centre. Had no problems with it - buses wait for the flight to land and have a list to make sure everyone who has bought a ticket is on. Then it is just around an hour and a half to drive into the city centre and they drop you off pretty close to Times Square.
The bus was pretty cheap so definitely cut down the cost of travel compared to flights to JFK and gave us more money to spend while there. Plus Stewart is a small airport, so they were efficient with getting luggage off the plane etc which was nice!
Was completely worth the extra bit of travel time imo though for how cheap the flight was!
Cheers everyone yayyy I'm going to new York whooooop lol
thattoyboy51 m ago

We flew into Stewart in July and then took the bus to the city centre. Had …We flew into Stewart in July and then took the bus to the city centre. Had no problems with it - buses wait for the flight to land and have a list to make sure everyone who has bought a ticket is on. Then it is just around an hour and a half to drive into the city centre and they drop you off pretty close to Times Square.The bus was pretty cheap so definitely cut down the cost of travel compared to flights to JFK and gave us more money to spend while there. Plus Stewart is a small airport, so they were efficient with getting luggage off the plane etc which was nice!Was completely worth the extra bit of travel time imo though for how cheap the flight was!


How do the buses know your details in advance? Is it available to pre-book, or is this included in the package someway?
Anybody have any experience flying with Norwegian? I'd really love to go with Wife + 3-year old. Any advice would be appreciated!!!
gidsterc12 m ago

Anybody have any experience flying with Norwegian? I'd really love to go …Anybody have any experience flying with Norwegian? I'd really love to go with Wife + 3-year old. Any advice would be appreciated!!!

The Norwegian 787 from Gatwick is great but the flights from Edinburgh, Belfast, Cork across the Atlantic are on new 737 narrowbody planes. There's no entertainment system, so bring a tablet loaded with films. Food and drink and blankets are available to purchase for a reasonable price.
gidsterc16 m ago

Anybody have any experience flying with Norwegian? I'd really love to go …Anybody have any experience flying with Norwegian? I'd really love to go with Wife + 3-year old. Any advice would be appreciated!!!


Just got back last weekend to Gatwick from Orlando, flying with Norwegian. It was a Dreamliner, had a reasonable choice of movies, ability to order drinks etc on the touchscreen (payment by card only). Had no online check-in to or from the States but they were fairly efficient. Cabin crew were a little miserable, but minor gripes for a great price!
I also saved a few £'s by booking on the Norwegian website - norwegian.no (using a credit card with no fees for foreign currency) - but the boarding passes and some emails were in Norwegian (nothing that google translate couldn't handle). They also offer the option to bid for an upgrade, rather than pay full price for one (but obviously no guarantee of success!).
There were some extra fees for bags and meals, along with a processing fee of around £50 I think. Don't know if this applies to all their flights though.
Anyone interested there is a low cost carrier Allegiant Air which is based at this airport which in some instances can be dirt cheap to various places around US I.e. Florida.
Edited by: "jinkssick" 29th Aug 2017
The flights from Edinburgh are fine. No wifi yet, apparently they have to wait 3 or 4 months for that, so yes take your own entertainment. In terms of comparison with JFK, I got to Manhatten quicker from Newburgh than I did when I flew into JFK. Security took 10 minutes and I was in my hire car and off in another 10. If you take the bus, it's through Norwegian so yes they know who should be on it and of course the bus waits if the flight is delayed. I booked my car through rental cars.com as cheaper than Norwegian. It was way cheaper than when I've hired from JFK or Newark, so another bonus of flying into there. I understand they are trying to attract more low cost carriers into the airport to connect to places like Orlando, which would be fab. Would be even better if Norwegian flew from Scotland to Florida mind. This is a great airport if you want to go for a shopping trip as it's not far from Woodbury Common, about 20 minute drive, so ideal for a weekend shopping trip. The airline also hasn't started putting silly prices on school holiday dates, which is fab. We are off to NY in October for less than we paid to go to Spain 2 years ago.
£43.10 return?
Can that be right?
The airport is a pain to get back and forth to manhattan to. On top of that the Dreamliner aircraft is ok but they often replace or last minute and the airlines they partner with are awful. It works for shopping trips to Woodbury common but you need to pay for your luggage and extra luggage gets crazy.
c4t3 h, 26 m ago

Cheers everyone yayyy I'm going to new York whooooop lol


Its an amazing place enjoy
1616french1 h, 44 m ago

£43.10 return?Can that be right?


No, you need to select outbound and inbound flight so I found £139 one way and £43.10 coming back - still a ridiculous price though, if you didn’t have to get to Edinburgh as well. However London flights were only £350!
archer12041 h, 24 m ago

Its an amazing place enjoy

Just got back on Sunday, go each year, you will love it! Go to Big Daddy's for pancakes!
Flip me! Who is the poilet? This deal is the bomb
stewhunt9 h, 21 m ago

The airport is a pain to get back and forth to manhattan to. On top of …The airport is a pain to get back and forth to manhattan to. On top of that the Dreamliner aircraft is ok but they often replace or last minute and the airlines they partner with are awful. It works for shopping trips to Woodbury common but you need to pay for your luggage and extra luggage gets crazy.


They don't use the dreamliner from Edinburgh anyway
aquaclaw10 h, 42 m ago

Just got back last weekend to Gatwick from Orlando, flying with Norwegian. …Just got back last weekend to Gatwick from Orlando, flying with Norwegian. It was a Dreamliner, had a reasonable choice of movies, ability to order drinks etc on the touchscreen (payment by card only). Had no online check-in to or from the States but they were fairly efficient. Cabin crew were a little miserable, but minor gripes for a great price!I also saved a few £'s by booking on the Norwegian website - norwegian.no (using a credit card with no fees for foreign currency) - but the boarding passes and some emails were in Norwegian (nothing that google translate couldn't handle). They also offer the option to bid for an upgrade, rather than pay full price for one (but obviously no guarantee of success!). There were some extra fees for bags and meals, along with a processing fee of around £50 I think. Don't know if this applies to all their flights though.


I used them from Gatwick in Jan and thought they were ace, using them again in December.

Just one point though the plane they use from Edinburgh isn't the dreamliner and has no in-flight entertainment. However for the price its still a great deal.
Edit: it fact its a brilliant deal they still have cheap return flight around Christmas time. Amazing that you can get a return flight for £178 in December (Althoguth hotels are a rip off then!!)
Edited by: "lidds" 30th Aug 2017
greysquirrel12 h, 16 m ago

No, you need to select outbound and inbound flight so I found £139 one way …No, you need to select outbound and inbound flight so I found £139 one way and £43.10 coming back - still a ridiculous price though, if you didn’t have to get to Edinburgh as well. However London flights were only £350!


Worth remembering that London is not the centre of the ruddy universe! Some people north of the M25 might possibly be fed up being forced to travel to your part of the world simply to catch a transatlantic flight!! Heathrow-lovers use a self-perpetuating argument of maintaining LHR as a sort of super-hub, and then complaining "we need more runways cos we're so busy". If there were more flights (like this deal) from where normal people actually lived then we wouldn't need to slum it in Croydon wasting hours for a connecting flight, and you'd get the benefit of fewer people cluttering up your airport. Of course it doesn't help that many flights are forced to go over London airspace even if they're not stopping!! HOT DEAL, THOUGH!!
Thing is though, no IFE and sitting on a 737 for that long? Not worth it plus they add money for inflight food/meals and luggage etc so most of time it ends up the same price or near as it would from elsewhere or BA/Virgin etc
Tigger2114 m ago

Worth remembering that London is not the centre of the ruddy universe! …Worth remembering that London is not the centre of the ruddy universe! Some people north of the M25 might possibly be fed up being forced to travel to your part of the world simply to catch a transatlantic flight!! Heathrow-lovers use a self-perpetuating argument of maintaining LHR as a sort of super-hub, and then complaining "we need more runways cos we're so busy". If there were more flights (like this deal) from where normal people actually lived then we wouldn't need to slum it in Croydon wasting hours for a connecting flight, and you'd get the benefit of fewer people cluttering up your airport. Of course it doesn't help that many flights are forced to go over London airspace even if they're not stopping!! HOT DEAL, THOUGH!!


"normal people". There's a concept.....
We flew with Norwegian in June from Edinburgh. The flight was tidy and clean, no entertainment but if you take a gadget you can log into free wi-fi most of the way and there's movies to watch on their app. We did hand luggage only - but you can take a little suitcase and an extra handbag / personal item and it was more than enough for us. We pre-booked transfers for $20 each way. The coach is there waiting when you leave the airport (like 5 mins walk from the plane as the airport is so tiny). it's the only flight to land at that time so you're through customs / immigration in 10 minutes. I think the quickness of immigration and baggage (if you take any) counterbalances the longer journey as JFK is horrifically busy and the queues are enormous. Stewart was a much more pleasant experience.
peanuted20 h, 32 m ago

Last time I checked, neither Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow or City were …Last time I checked, neither Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow or City were located in Piccadilly.


Yeah but he raises a valid point doesn't he. How many people do you think fly into Southampton who want to visit London just to save £60? There's a reason it's cheaper than JFK...
heat added
might be doing it wrong but I cannot find cheap outbounds, found many returns for about £44, but the outbounds are closer to £200
Edited by: "Morenenth" 30th Aug 2017
ah my fail, I have found the m now thank you
No baggage or food on the basic price
Amazing prices but Norwegian are very stretched and if the plane goes tech you are screwed. Plus they don't pay up on EU261 unless you take them to court!
Petetobin26 m ago

Amazing prices but Norwegian are very stretched and if the plane goes tech …Amazing prices but Norwegian are very stretched and if the plane goes tech you are screwed. Plus they don't pay up on EU261 unless you take them to court!


You shouldn't be compensated anyway for the aircraft going tech, assuming your two statements were related
Speedbirdjw37 m ago

You shouldn't be compensated anyway for the aircraft going tech, assuming …You shouldn't be compensated anyway for the aircraft going tech, assuming your two statements were related


Depends on the cause of the "tech" and whether it was avoidable or not. Day 0 defects are not eligible but my understanding is that other defects are especially where the airline should have had sufficient contingency in place which might include carrying replacement parts at remote stations. I took Norwegian to court on this exact issue and won hence my knowledge.
Tomtoon20126 h, 31 m ago

Thing is though, no IFE and sitting on a 737 for that long? Not worth it …Thing is though, no IFE and sitting on a 737 for that long? Not worth it plus they add money for inflight food/meals and luggage etc so most of time it ends up the same price or near as it would from elsewhere or BA/Virgin etc



My kids, like many, won't eat airline food, therefore I always have to take food for them anyway. And the last few flights I have been on transatlantic with BA the food was awful, so at least I get to pick a decent meal deal in Boots for £3 a head, or take my own such as chicken satay etc. The baggage cost is cheaper than many other airlines. I am going for the school week and we paid £200 a head including checked bags. My kids can't live without tech and when I told them there was none on the flight their response was 'who cares, we're going to New York'. And after all, it's only 2 hours or so more than a Ryanair flight to Gran Canaria, and there are no frills on that. To keep costs down we are staying across the river in New Jersey, hotels are way cheaper and public transport into Port Authority is excellent.
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