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The best prices from Birmingham to Edinburgh are usually found in July or August, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI)

All the information you need to plan the best BHX to EDI flight in 2021: compare Birmingham to Edinburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Edinburgh.
BHX - EDI
Price
£61 - £119
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Rainfall
37 - 63 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Average price

£69

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£61

From Birmingham to Edinburgh

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Edinburgh.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 37% 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 Birmingham to Edinburgh 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £90, or £108 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Birmingham to Edinburgh (BHX - EDI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Birmingham to Edinburgh is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 9% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh in April, May 2021

The best prices found for BHX to EDI flights in April, May
19 May - 23 May
£47pp
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
18 May - 24 May
£48pp
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
18 May - 24 May
£50pp
BHX
Birmingham
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
BHX
Birmingham

Birmingham to Edinburgh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Birmingham found for this year
19 May - 23 May
£47pp
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
18 May - 24 May
£48pp
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
18 May - 24 May
£50pp
BHX
Birmingham
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
BHX
Birmingham

Direct flights to Edinburgh from Birmingham

Save time with Birmingham to Edinburgh direct flight deals
18 May - 24 May
£50pp
BHX
Birmingham
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
BHX
Birmingham
10 May - 13 May
£52pp
BHX
Birmingham
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
BHX
Birmingham
3 May - 20 May
£55pp
BHX
Birmingham
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
BHX
Birmingham

Last-minute flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh

Late deals on return flights to Edinburgh from Birmingham, departing today and this week
20 Apr - 27 Apr
£173pp
BHX
Birmingham
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
19 Apr - 24 Apr
£191pp
BHX
Birmingham
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
19 Apr - 21 Apr
£350pp
BHX
Birmingham
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham

One-way flights to Edinburgh from Birmingham

The cheapest one-way flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
17:00 - 18:15
easyJet
Direct
1h 15m
BHX - EDI
easyJet
£58
mytrip.com
11:50 - 10:15
Ryanair
2 stops
22h 25m
BHX - EDI
Ryanair
£80
Gotogate
08:55 - 07:05
Austrian Airlines
2 stops
22h 10m
BHX - EDI
Austrian Airlines
£182
aua.com

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Flight FAQs

From Birmingham to Edinburgh

Taking a Birmingham to Edinburgh flight is a little bit like stepping into a time machine. Sure, Scotland’s capital city has its fair share of trendy bars and clubs, modern art galleries and shops selling the latest must-haves. But when you delve a little deeper, Edinburgh has history running through its veins. Pick up a postcard and it’s likely to feature the historic fortress that is Edinburgh Castle. From its lofty perch on Castle Rock it looks out over the medieval Old Town and time-worn sights like the Scott Monument. In fact, even Edinburgh’s New Town dates back to Georgian times, despite the name. Book a flight from Birmingham to Edinburgh today and expect a history lesson like no other.

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

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

Are flight prices decreasing from Birmingham to Edinburgh 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 Birmingham and Edinburgh 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.

Can I find flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh for under £73 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh for under £73. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £47, but on average you can expect to pay £59.

Are there direct flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh for under £73 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh under £73. A good price for a direct flight from Birmingham to Edinburgh is less than £64.

Are there last-minute flights available from Birmingham to Edinburgh for under £218?

There are currently 10+ open flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than £218.

How popular is this flight route?

The Birmingham to Edinburgh Turnhouse flight path was viewed by 5,155 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Birmingham or Edinburgh?

Expected rainfall in Birmingham is same as in Edinburgh. You can expect this to be the case over the next 11 days.

Is Birmingham weather warmer or cooler than Edinburgh?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 22 °C range in July. The weather in Edinburgh is generally colder than Birmingham's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh usually take around 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Which airlines fly directly from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

There is only a single airline that offers direct, nonstop flights into Edinburgh Airport. Flybe offers dozens of flights each day that leave Birmingham to go immediately to Edinburgh. Since only one airline offers this type of flight, it tends to take the same amount of time during each flight. The average duration is 1h 15m in length but there will be flights that are a bit longer or shorter.

What are the stopover options between Birmingham to Edinburgh?

Numerous airlines offer flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh which have stopovers. Aer Lingus is one of them and has various flights available. Some stop once in Dublin (DUB) before reaching Edinburgh while others stop in Cork (ORK) instead. Air France also offers many stopover flights, all of which stop in Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and have a duration of around 4h 45m. Brussels Airlines has flights that stop in two locations before making it to Edinburgh. Most of these flights make stops in Brussels (BRU) as well as Munich (MUN).

How frequent are flights between Birmingham and Edinburgh?

Birmingham to Edinburgh flights operate daily, with more than 40 flights setting off on the 245-mile journey every week.

What airports serve Birmingham to Edinburgh flights?

The airport that passengers will need to visit to go to Edinburgh from Birmingham is Birmingham Airport, which is 13 kilometres from the city center. This airport can be used for passenger flights as well as flight instruction. The airport offers domestic flights as well as flights into India, North America, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. Edinburgh Airport is where flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh will end up after the flight is done. This is the busiest airport in Scotland and is located less than 10 kilometres from the city centre.

Which direct flight route between Birmingham and Edinburgh is cheapest?

There’s only one direct route from Birmingham to Edinburgh, so it’s worth comparing several dates if you’re trying to find the best price. Just use the Search Flights box and add your own filters – you can compare prices across the whole month if you’re able to be flexible.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

There is no need for a visa or a passport for UK citizens who are flying into Edinburgh from Birmingham. Passengers should bring identification to board the flight.

What is there to do in Edinburgh?

Birmingham to Edinburgh flights are popular for city breaks, and it’s no wonder. Within a couple of hours of waving Birmingham goodbye you can be browsing art galleries, shopping on Princes Street or sitting down to dinner in an award-winning restaurant. The journey into the city centre from the airport is easy – it takes about 25 minutes – and Edinburgh is a compact city, so most of the sights are easily walkable.

How long does is the flight from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

Airlines like easyJet and Ryanair fly from Birmingham to Edinburgh in about 1h 15m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 4h 10m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Birmingham to Edinburgh return?

Our cheapest airline available from Birmingham to Edinburgh is Ryanair. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £48 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is easyJet, starting at £51. Ryanair is currently priced 46% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Birmingham to Edinburgh one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Ryanair, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £23. However, be on the lookout for offers from easyJet and KLM, as they are both options that can get you from Birmingham to Edinburgh for a low price.

Alternative routes for Birmingham to Edinburgh

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Edinburgh

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Birmingham to Edinburgh.
Flight duration
1h 15m
Average temperature for April in Edinburgh
12.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Edinburgh
37.0 mm

Airports servicing Birmingham

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 9 airlines flying from Birmingham to Edinburgh

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Birmingham to Edinburgh 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
Ryanair
£65 £125 No cancel fee N/A
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Flybe
£85 £147 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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Loganair
£127 £170 No cancel fee 79%

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

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easyJet
£65 £174 No cancel fee 86%
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KLM
£189 £307 No cancel fee 75%
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AccesRail
£373 £377 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Aer Lingus
£280 £575 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
£248 £1,028 No cancel fee 70%
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Lufthansa
£3,652 £4,092 No cancel fee 76%
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