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Edinburgh (EDI) to Australia

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to SYD flight in 2022: compare Edinburgh to Australia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Australia.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Australia (EDI - AU)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Edinburgh to Australia as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Edinburgh to Australia?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 21 days in advance to save up to 15% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 21 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Edinburgh to Australia 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £1,140, or £1,340 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to Australia?

August can be a great time to fly to Australia from Edinburgh with a flight ticket averaging about £1,050. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as £742. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Australia in June, July 2022

The best prices found for EDI to Australia flights in June, July
28 Jul - 8 Sep
£1,335pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
29 Jul - 5 Aug
£1,483pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
14 Jul - 21 Jul
£1,496pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh Turnhouse to Australia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from Edinburgh found for this year
30 Aug - 15 Oct
£798pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
22 Nov - 11 Dec
£825pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
4 Nov - 11 Dec
£838pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Last-minute flights from Edinburgh to Australia

Late deals on return flights to Australia from Edinburgh, departing today and this week
7 Jul - 12 Jan
£1,923pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
10 Jul - 13 Jun
£2,029pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
7 Jul - 12 Jan
£2,205pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Australia from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Australia
04:00 - 12:45
Qatar Airways
1 stop
22h 45m
EDI - BNE
Qatar Airways
£672
StudentUniverse
12:45 - 03:00
Malaysia Airlines
2 stops
51h 45m
EDI - ADL
Malaysia Airlines
£673
Tripmonster
11:30 - 07:25
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
34h 55m
EDI - SYD
Multiple Airlines
£676
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Australia

What airport do you fly from for flights from Edinburgh to Australia?

Located just 6.8 mi from the city center, Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Australia from Edinburgh.

Which airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Australia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Australia have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, Qatar Airways, and Lufthansa are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like British Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Australia for under £800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Australia for under £800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just £798, but on average you can expect to pay £891.

Are there last-minute flights available from Edinburgh to Australia for under £2,000?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Edinburgh to Australia within the next 7 days for less than £2,000.

How popular is this Edinburgh to Australia flight route?

Within the past month, 2,404 users have taken a look at flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Australia.

What are the most popular routes from Edinburgh to Australia?

The most popular flight routes from Edinburgh to Australia are Edinburgh Turnhouse - Sydney Kingsford Smith, Edinburgh Turnhouse - Perth and Edinburgh Turnhouse - Brisbane.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Edinburgh to Australia?

Before booking your flight from Edinburgh to Australia check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air France or Finnair.

What are the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to Australia?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £692. While the most popular route (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Sydney Kingsford Smith) can be booked for £825 on average our data indicates £4,127 when flying from Edinburgh to Australia.

What airports serve Australia from Edinburgh?

You can get flights to Australia from Edinburgh with ease, with Edinburgh Airport (EDI) offering many routes throughout the week to cities all across Australia. Getting to Edinburgh Airport is quick and easy, so you can get your trip off to the best possible start. Get the Airlink bus (service 100) from the centre of the city, which takes approximately 30min to arrive at the terminal and costs about £2.50. If you're flying to Sydney Airport (SYD), you can continue your journey quickly, by either getting the T8 South Line train or the 400 or 420 bus. These take roughly 13min and 1h respectively and cost in the region of A$ 15 (£8.30) and A$ 2.30 (£1.30) each. Should you be landing at Melbourne Airport (MEL), you can get the SkyBus to the centre in about 20min, which will cost you around A$ 12 (£6.70), whilst those who land on the west coast at Perth Airport (PER) can get bus 380 or bus 40, which take about 40min and cost around A$ 4.50 (£2.50).

Which airlines fly directly from Edinburgh to Australia?

Unfortunately, there are no airlines which fly directly from Edinburgh to anywhere in Australia; however, there are many options that allow you to take an indirect flight. You could, for example, take a flight to Sydney Airport with either Qatar Airways or British Airways, which both require one stop along the way at Hamad International Airport (DOH) in Doha and take around 24h to arrive, whilst there is also a range of multi-airline flights you can take which require two stops before Sydney. You could, for example, fly with Qatar Airways and Qantas Airways, which stop along the way in Doha and also at Melbourne Airport. This route takes approximately 26h in total. Should you be flying to Perth Airport, you could opt for a flight with British Airways too, which takes about 24h and stops at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and also in Doha. Alternatively, you could also fly to Melbourne Airport with Etihad Airways, which takes about 26h and requires stops at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). In general, there isn’t much difference in price, but it may be slightly cheaper to fly with two stops rather than one.

What are the layover options between Edinburgh to Australia?

As there aren’t any indirect routes between Edinburgh and Australia, you might want to consider which is the best place to layover at. If you're flying to Sydney Airport, one of the most common places for a layover is at Hamad International Airport in Doha; The time for the transfer tends to be about 2h 50min. Whilst this is a likely layover for those flying to Sydney Airport, it is also a common airport to transfer in for trips to Perth Airport too, with the transfer time being around 2h 30min. For those flying to Melbourne Airport, one of the more popular layover airports is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, which has a layover time of roughly 2h 45min. One of the longest layover routes is to Melbourne Airport via London City Airport (LCY) and Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL), which has a total time of around 38h 30min.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Edinburgh to Australia?

British citizens will need to get a visa before travel, which can be applied for online. Your passport will need to be valid for the entirety of your stay.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Australia from Edinburgh?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Australia

Most visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Australia.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.

Digital Passenger Declaration - You can start a DPD seven days before your flight to Australia, but you can only submit a DPD within 72 hours before your departure.


Do I need a test to fly back to Edinburgh from Australia?

Returning to Edinburgh Turnhouse from Australia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

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Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 10 airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to Australia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Southern
£573 £974 No cancel fee 69%
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Lufthansa
£673 £1,034 No cancel fee 76%
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Etihad Airways
£675 £963 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
£697 £1,191 No cancel fee 74%
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Cathay Pacific
£719 £1,004 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
£729 £889 No cancel fee 75%
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United Airlines
£746 £961 No cancel fee 69%
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Air France
£756 £976 No cancel fee 77%
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Singapore Airlines
£767 £1,419 No cancel fee 81%
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British Airways
£800 £1,098 No cancel fee 70%
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