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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are currently 12+ open flights from Edinburgh to Australia within the next 7 days for less than £2,000.
Within the past month, 2,404 users have taken a look at flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Australia.
The most popular flight routes from Edinburgh to Australia are Edinburgh Turnhouse - Sydney Kingsford Smith, Edinburgh Turnhouse - Perth and Edinburgh Turnhouse - Brisbane.
Before booking your flight from Edinburgh to Australia check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air France or Finnair.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.
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.
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.
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.
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