Cheap flights to Edinburgh

WAS — EDI
2 Jun — 9 Jun1
Return
1 adult
Economy
From?
To?
Thu 2/6
Thu 9/6

Were you looking for Flights from Edinburgh?

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 inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 3% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price£86Average for return flights in May 2022
Return from£37From London to Edinburgh Turnhouse
One-way from£16One-way flight from London to Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI)

Cheap flights to Edinburgh in May, June 2022

The best prices found for EDI flights for May, June
9 Jun - 10 Jun
STN

London Stansted

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

1 stop

14h 50m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

STN

London Stansted

1 stop

12h 55m
£37

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 26/5/22

9 Jun - 14 Jun
STN

London Stansted

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

1 stop

14h 50m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

STN

London Stansted

1 stop

20h 10m
£38

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 25/5/22

8 Jun - 10 Jun
STN

London Stansted

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

1 stop

23h 50m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

STN

London Stansted

1 stop

12h 55m
£39

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 24/5/22

Edinburgh 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh found for this year
9 Jun - 10 Jun
STN

London Stansted

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

1 stop

14h 50m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

STN

London Stansted

1 stop

12h 55m
£37

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 26/5/22

9 Jun - 14 Jun
STN

London Stansted

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

1 stop

14h 50m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

STN

London Stansted

1 stop

20h 10m
£38

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 25/5/22

8 Jun - 15 Jun
LTN

London Luton

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

1 stop

9h 45m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

LTN

London Luton

1 stop

9h 30m
£39

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 27/5/22

Last minute flights to Edinburgh

Late deals on return flights to Edinburgh, departing today and this week
6 Jun - 10 Jun
STN

London Stansted

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

1 stop

7h 20m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

STN

London Stansted

1 stop

14h 55m
£38

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 25/5/22

3 Jun - 7 Jun
STN

London Stansted

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

1 stop

16h 20m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

STN

London Stansted

1 stop

20h 10m
£39

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 25/5/22

5 Jun - 7 Jun
LTN

London Luton

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

1 stop

25h 40m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

LTN

London Luton

1 stop

22h 50m
£40

Ryanair

View Deal

Deal found 25/5/22

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

£73

February

£104

March

£90

April

£107

May

£100

June

£102

July

£106

August

£116

September

£112

October

£105

November

£95

December

£107

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 Edinburgh?

Average Edinburgh flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

LON - EDI

Price

£73 - £137

EDI

Temperature

4 - 15 °C

EDI

Rainfall

30 - 60 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 in the evening 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.

What is good to know if travelling to Edinburgh?

A great place to visit in Edinburgh is the Scott Monument, a huge black, Victorian, gothic monument. It was made to honour Sir Walter Scott and you can pay to go to the top and see the spectacular views of the city.

If your visit coincides with the end of January, you’ll be there for Burns Night. It’s a night of festive celebration and here you can find 6 of the best places to feast on haggis, neeps and tatties.

You can’t go to Scotland without tasting all of the scotch on offer, so take a look and discover scotch in Edinburgh.

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 center. Turnhouse is the only Edinburgh airport and it handles 30 daily flights from London. 17 airlines have flights from London to Edinburgh Turnhouse on a regular basis.

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

Searches for flights to Edinburgh have seen an increase of 115% this year.