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The best prices from Birmingham to Edinburgh Turnhouse 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 - £118
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Precipitation
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

Round-trip from

£61

From Birmingham to Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way from

£38

One-way flight from Birmingham to Edinburgh Turnhouse

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?

Leaving on a Sunday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 32% on the overall cost on flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 45 days in advance, which can save you up to 47% on flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 45 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £106. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £144.

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

July can be a great time to fly to Edinburgh from Birmingham with a flight ticket averaging about £89. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as £48. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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 September, October 2021

The best prices found for BHX to EDI flights in September, October
12 Oct - 19 Oct
£41pp
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
28 Sep - 30 Sep
£43pp
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
22 Sep - 29 Sep
£44pp
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham

Birmingham to Edinburgh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Birmingham found for this year
9 Nov - 11 Nov
£40pp
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
12 Oct - 19 Oct
£41pp
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
28 Sep - 30 Sep
£43pp
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham

Direct flights to Edinburgh from Birmingham

Save time with Birmingham to Edinburgh direct flight deals
26 Dec - 31 Dec
£49pp
BHX
Birmingham
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
BHX
Birmingham
12 Oct - 14 Oct
£51pp
BHX
Birmingham
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
BHX
Birmingham
28 Oct - 5 Nov
£51pp
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
22 Sep - 29 Sep
£44pp
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
26 Sep - 28 Sep
£46pp
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
21 Sep - 23 Sep
£47pp
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham

One-way flights to Turnhouse from Birmingham

The cheapest one-way flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
17:00 - 18:15
easyJet
Direct
1h 15m
BHX - EDI
easyJet
£38
mytrip.com
07:15 - 15:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
32h 35m
BHX - EDI
Multiple Airlines
£41
Gotogate
02:45 - 15:50
Ryanair
2 stops
37h 05m
BHX - EDI
Ryanair
£44
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Birmingham to Edinburgh

What airports do I use to fly from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

If you book a flight from Birmingham to Edinburgh, you will be flying from Birmingham to Turnhouse. Flights to Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) from Birmingham (BHX) take 1h 15m for a nonstop flight. There is 1 flight from Birmingham to Edinburgh per day from 12 airlines.

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 £100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £40, but on average you can expect to pay £49.

Are there direct flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh under £100. A good price for a direct flight from Birmingham to Edinburgh is less than £59.

Are there last-minute flights available from Birmingham to Edinburgh for under £100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than £100.

What days are direct flights available from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Thursday.

How popular is this Birmingham to Edinburgh flight route?

Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh Turnhouse have been viewed 11,294 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Birmingham to Edinburgh on average per day?

2 flight departures from Birmingham to Edinburgh per day on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Birmingham to Edinburgh?

Airlines like Ryanair and easyJet 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 3h 30m. Airlines will cover a distance of 251 mi. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines 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 £40 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is easyJet, starting at £51. Ryanair is priced at 54% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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.

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 from BHX to EDI
1h 15m
Average temperature for September in Edinburgh
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Edinburgh
42.0 mm

Airports servicing Birmingham

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 9 airlines flying from Birmingham to Edinburgh Turnhouse

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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Hourly flight availability from Birmingham to Edinburgh

See what time of day planes typically take off from Birmingham towards Edinburgh.
Morning 6 AM to midday 50% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 50% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Birmingham to Edinburgh
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Birmingham to Edinburgh.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
0 flights
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