BHX - EDI
£65 - £125
7 - 19 °C
37 - 63 mm
High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in October 2020
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.
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 £95, or £115 for flights within the next 24 hours.
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.
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.
Some of our airline partners flying from Birmingham to Edinburgh Turnhouse have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Flybe, Loganair, and AccesRail 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.
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.
Yes, there are multiple flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh for under £77. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £46, but on average you can expect to pay £58.
Cheapflights has 11 direct flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh under £77. A good price for a direct flight from Birmingham to Edinburgh is less than £75.
There are currently 20+ open flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than £77.
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.
4 flight departures from Birmingham to Edinburgh Turnhouse per day on average.
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Expected rainfall in Birmingham is same as in Edinburgh. You can expect this to be the case over the next 11 days.
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.
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh usually take around 1 hour and 10 minutes.
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.
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).
Birmingham to Edinburgh flights operate daily, with more than 40 flights setting off on the 245-mile journey every week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 7h 35m. Birmingham and Edinburgh are separated by a distance of 251 mi. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.
Our cheapest airline available from Birmingham to Edinburgh is Ryanair. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £47 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is easyJet, starting at £49. Ryanair is currently priced 50% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.
The cheapest airline one-way is Ryanair, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £22. However, be on the lookout for offers from easyJet and Aer Lingus, as they are both options that can get you from Birmingham to Edinburgh for a low price.
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