Cheap flights from Edinburgh to China

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Edinburgh (EDI) to China

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to SHA flight in 2022: compare Edinburgh to China flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in China.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Edinburgh to China?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 34 days in advance to save up to 52% 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 34 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 China 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £572, or £785 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to China (EDI - CN)?

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

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

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to China from Edinburgh. Users have commonly found prices around £563 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £376. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

Edinburgh Turnhouse to China 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from Edinburgh found for this year
12 Nov - 11 Feb
£1,135pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DLC
Dalian
DLC
Dalian
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
27 Dec - 16 Mar
£1,257pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Sep - 12 Sep
£1,615pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to China from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to China
06:00 - 15:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
26h 35m
EDI - CAN
Multiple Airlines
£1,180
Kiwi.com
02:10 - 07:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
22h 20m
EDI - CAN
Multiple Airlines
£1,225
Kiwi.com
12:40 - 17:45
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
22h 05m
EDI - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£1,331
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to China

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

For a flight from Edinburgh to China, you will be flying from Turnhouse. Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) is just 6.8 mi from the center of the city.

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

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

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to China for under £1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to China for under £1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £1,135, but on average you can expect to pay £5,200.

What are the most popular routes from Edinburgh to China?

When deciding which route to take from Edinburgh to China consider Edinburgh Turnhouse - Dalian, Edinburgh Turnhouse - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl or Edinburgh Turnhouse - Tianjin as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to China?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Edinburgh to China? While on average our users pay £1,030, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £442. The most popular route (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Dalian), is priced around £1,135.

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

When booking a flight from Edinburgh to China, you may want to consider flying on China Southern, Emirates or Etihad Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Edinburgh Turnhouse to China

Most visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse will not be allowed to enter China.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to China.

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


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

Returning to Edinburgh Turnhouse from China

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

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

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Destination points for flights from Edinburgh to China

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Destination information for China

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to China.
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Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 9 airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to China

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to China 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
Hainan Airlines
£342 £508 No cancel fee 61%

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

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China Southern
£349 £471 No cancel fee 69%
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Lufthansa
£356 £444 No cancel fee 76%
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KLM
£358 £570 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Atlantic
£384 £555 No cancel fee 72%
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British Airways
£411 £461 No cancel fee 70%
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XiamenAir
£421 £2,298 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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Emirates
£431 £669 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£789 £900 No cancel fee 68%
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