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Flights to Edinburgh in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price£107Average for round-trip flights in June 2022
Round-trip from£51From London to Edinburgh Turnhouse
One-way from£8One-way flight from London to Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI)

Cheap flights to Edinburgh in June, July 2022

The best prices found for EDI flights for June, July
5 Jul - 6 Jul
£49pp
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London Luton
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
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London Luton
6 Jul - 9 Jul
£50pp
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London Luton
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
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London Luton
12 Jul - 3 Aug
£51pp
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London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
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London Stansted

Edinburgh 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh found for this year
1 Oct - 3 Oct
£45pp
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London Stansted
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
7 Sep - 13 Sep
£46pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
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London Stansted
7 Sep - 13 Sep
£49pp
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London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
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London Stansted

Last minute flights to Edinburgh

Late deals on return flights to Edinburgh, departing today and this week
5 Jul - 6 Jul
£49pp
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London Luton
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton
6 Jul - 9 Jul
£50pp
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London Luton
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton
7 Jul - 8 Jul
£51pp
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London Luton
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
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London Luton

What is the cheapest month to fly to Edinburgh?

The cheapest ticket to Edinburgh found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£76
February
£109
March
£94
April
£111
May
£104
June
£105
July
£110
August
£121
September
£115
October
£109
November
£99
December
£111
Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Edinburgh. Flying to Edinburgh in August will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Turnhouse Airport?

Average Edinburgh Turnhouse flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
LON - EDI
Price
£76 - £142
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Rainfall
37 - 63 mm

Peak Season:

There are two main events that take place in Edinburgh, the Hogmanay celebration which sees in the New Year and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, which is the world’s largest arts festival. This takes place in August. You’ll struggle to find the cheapest flights for these events, but if you plan ahead and book as much in advance as you can you can steal a bargain. August also sees the Edinburgh International Festival, a four week event of dance, music and theatre. On top of that, also in August, is the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. It’s a fantastic event with close to a thousand dancers, musicians, drummers and pipers from all over the world. Make sure to book your flights to Edinburgh well in advance if you wish to attend any of these festivities.

Off Season:

There isn’t really an off season, but for the best chances of finding cheap flights to Edinburgh avoid booking late for August and Christmas time. You can find the cheapest flights to Edinburgh from September to December, excluding Christmas time. Flights to Edinburgh can vary from as little as £30 to as much as £500, so make sure to get your flight tickets sorted well before any events and busy periods.

When is the best time to book a flight to Edinburgh?

If you plan well you can save a few pounds and find cheap flights to Edinburgh. Ideally it’s best to get your flight tickets booked as soon as possible, especially if you want to visit the Fringe or New Year’s celebrations. Being flexible and not having your heart set on one particular week will make it easier for you to find cheap flights to Edinburgh, but as a general rule try to book at least a minimum of 2-3 weeks before you fly, but aim to book much more in advance if you can to save the most on tour flight tickets.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Edinburgh?

The cheapest flights to Edinburgh are usually found when departing on a Monday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Friday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Edinburgh?

Flights at midday are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Edinburgh. Flights in the morning are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Edinburgh?

Flights from London (All airports) to Edinburgh – 1 hour 20 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh – 1 hour 05 minutes

Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh – 1 hour 15 minutes

Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh – 1 hour 10 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Edinburgh?

The cheapest flights to Edinburgh are normally operated by Air France, Finnair, Flybe or KLM. As Edinburgh is a relatively popular destination for short breaks and vacations, there are normally competitive prices and cheap flights to Edinburgh throughout the year.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

The airport is roughly 12km from the city centre and there are a few different transport options to get you there. You can get the Airlink 100 express and N22 night buses to Waverley Bridge. Normally it takes around 25 minutes.  Lothian Bus No 35 also covers the route but does stop off at different places on the way and continues on to Leith. You could also hire a car or take a taxi from the airport. Trams are also an option that are frequent and normally very reliable. You can change at Edinburgh Park and Haymarket stations if you need to continue on somewhere else.

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is the busiest airport in Scotland, located 9km (almost 6 miles) west of the city centre. With trains and buses going into town at all hours, the airport is a convenient gateway to the UK’s Festival City. If you’re planning on booking a flight to Edinburgh during Fringe season do it as far in advance as possible.

The original terminal was built in the 1970s, however it has been upgraded in recent years and a programme of expansion is underway. The arrivals and departure terminals are under one roof, albeit on different floors, so connecting to other flights is fairly hassle-free. However, the security check points are often over capacity at peak times.

There are several restaurants, book shops and an art gallery, and the facilities are generally clean and well-maintained. The airport is also well-signed, so you should have no trouble getting around the building.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Edinburgh?

Most people fly into Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) if they book a flight to Edinburgh. Turnhouse is conveniently located just 6.8 mi from Edinburgh’s city centre.

How popular are flights to Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) this year?

This year has seen a 254% increase in flight searches for Edinburgh.

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