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Scotland to California

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 40% 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 61 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 Scotland to California 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £397, or £473 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to California. Flights to California from Scotland in November are about £379 on average during November, but can be found for as low as £262.

Cheap flights from Scotland to California in April, May 2021

18 May - 25 May
£382pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
18 May - 25 May
£386pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
18 May - 25 May
£403pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Scotland to California 2021 flight deals

2 Jun - 30 Jun
£357pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
2 Jun - 30 Jun
£360pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
25 Oct - 6 Nov
£370pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Last-minute flights from Scotland to California

21 Apr - 25 Apr
£717pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
21 Apr - 25 Apr
£721pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Delta
   
2 STOPS
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Delta
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
21 Apr - 25 Apr
£727pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Air France
   
2 STOPS
ONT
Ontario
ONT
Ontario
Air France
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to California from Scotland

02:00 - 07:45
KLM
1 stop
13h 45m
EDI - SFO
KLM
£290
KLM
13:05 - 17:23
Brussels Airlines
2 stops
36h 18m
EDI - SFO
Brussels Airlines
07:00 - 17:31
Virgin Atlantic
2 stops
42h 31m
EDI - SNA
Virgin Atlantic
£299
Tripmonster

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Flight FAQs

From Scotland to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Scotland to California 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 California 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 California to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta 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 California 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 California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, KLM, and Aer Lingus flying from Scotland to California have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Scotland to California for under £365 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Scotland to California for under £365. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £357, but on average you can expect to pay £392.

Are there direct flights from Scotland to California for under £365 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Scotland to California for under £729?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Scotland to California within the next 7 days for less than £729.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 2,151 users have taken a look at flights from Scotland to California.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Scotland to California are American Airlines, Air Canada and Air France. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Scotland to California?

When deciding which route to take from Scotland to California, consider Edinburgh Turnhouse - Los Angeles, Glasgow Intl - Los Angeles or Glasgow Intl - San Francisco, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Scotland to California?

On average you can expect to pay £875 for a flight from Scotland to California. The cheapest flight overall is £202 while the most popular route, (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Los Angeles) is currently priced at £370.

How long does is the flight from Scotland to California?

There are many flights that can get you from Scotland to California in 13h 25m. Fly via Finnair, KLM, or Virgin Atlantic to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Scotland to California return?

Currently priced at £371, Lufthansa will fly you from Scotland to California and back. In addition to Lufthansa, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from KLM and Virgin Atlantic - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £383 and £397, respectively.

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

£273 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from KLM. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Brussels Airlines and Virgin Atlantic, with prices starting from £291 and £299, respectively.

Destination information for California

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Airports servicing

Isle of Benbecula (BEB)
Isle of Barra North Bay (BRR)
Campbeltown Machrihanish (CAL)
Dundee (DND)
Edinburgh (EDI)
Eday (EOI)

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City McNamara Field (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Top 10 airlines flying from Scotland to California

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Flybe
£110 £167 No cancel fee N/A

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

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SAS
£383 £408 No cancel fee 77%
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Brussels Airlines
£391 £612 No cancel fee N/A
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Air Canada
£370 £650 No cancel fee 67%
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Air France
£400 £667 No cancel fee 77%
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Delta
£299 £698 No cancel fee N/A
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Lufthansa
£409 £747 No cancel fee 76%
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Iberia
£372 £769 No cancel fee 77%
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Finnair
£370 £771 No cancel fee 76%
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Icelandair
£552 £791 No cancel fee 76%
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