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Scotland to Australia

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 53 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from Scotland to Australia compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 53 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £745. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £790.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Australia from Scotland. Prices for May average £720 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £437. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 38% on your journey compared to booking in May

Cheap flights from Scotland to Australia in January, February 2021

The best prices found for Scotland to Australia flights in January, February
11 Feb - 18 Feb
£1,996pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
11 Feb - 18 Feb
£2,024pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
11 Feb - 18 Feb
£2,099pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Scotland to Australia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from Scotland found for this year
1 Sep - 14 Sep
£591pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
1 Sep - 14 Sep
£607pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
7 Sep - 17 Sep
£610pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl

One-way flights to Australia from Scotland

The cheapest one-way flights from Scotland to Australia
12:55 - 02:35
KLM
3 stops
28h 40m
GLA - MEL
KLM
£769
KLM
10:35 - 17:50
Emirates
1 stop
22h 15m
GLA - MEL
Emirates
£844
Flights by SU
12:10 - 15:50
Etihad Airways
2 stops
40h 40m
GLA - MEL
Etihad Airways
£881
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Flight FAQs

From Scotland to Australia

Are flight prices decreasing from Scotland to Australia due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Scotland and Australia for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Scotland to Australia to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Scotland to Australia are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Scotland to Australia that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, British Airways, and Qantas Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Scotland to Australia for under £732 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Scotland to Australia for under £732. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just £663, but on average you can expect to pay £732.

Are there direct flights from Scotland to Australia for under £659 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Scotland to Australia, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Scotland to Australia was viewed by 2,664 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

American Airlines, Air France and Finnair are the most popular airlines when flying from Scotland to Australia.

What are the most popular routes from Scotland to Australia?

When deciding which route to take from Scotland to Australia, consider Edinburgh Turnhouse - Sydney Kingsford Smith, Glasgow Intl - Melbourne or Edinburgh Turnhouse - Melbourne, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Scotland to Australia?

While on average a flight from Scotland to Australia is generally £1,376, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £448. When looking at the most popular route, (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Sydney Kingsford Smith), you can expect to pay £686 for that flight.

How long does is the flight from Scotland to Australia?

Departing from Scotland to Australia will take you 22h 15m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Scotland to Australia return?

Etihad Airways, at £664, was found to be the cheapest airline from Scotland to Australia..

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Scotland to Australia one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for KLM. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £702. Users have also found prices from £743 and £844 on KLM and Etihad Airways, respectively.

Destination information for Australia

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Scotland to Australia
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Top 10 airlines flying from Scotland to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Scotland 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
United Airlines
£808 £934 No cancel fee 69%
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Etihad Airways
£733 £1,018 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
£802 £1,019 No cancel fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
£564 £1,171 No cancel fee 68%
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China Southern
£697 £1,185 No cancel fee 69%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Southern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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XiamenAir
£938 £1,187 No cancel fee 49%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by XiamenAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Cathay Pacific
£875 £1,221 No cancel fee 72%
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Malaysia Airlines
£865 £1,264 No cancel fee 67%
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Lufthansa
£907 £1,319 No cancel fee 76%
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British Airways
£691 £1,360 No cancel fee 70%
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