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The best prices from Cardiff to Edinburgh are usually found in September or October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Cardiff (CWL) to Edinburgh (EDI)

All the information you need to plan the best CWL to EDI flight in 2021: compare Cardiff to Edinburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Edinburgh.
CWL - EDI
Price
£90 - £121
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Rainfall
37 - 63 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Average price

£116

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£90

From Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Edinburgh?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Edinburgh. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save up to 37% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Cardiff to Edinburgh from £90 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £108 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cardiff to Edinburgh (CWL - EDI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Cardiff to Edinburgh is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 4% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh in April, May 2021

The best prices found for CWL to EDI flights in April, May
24 May - 30 May
£148pp
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
24 May - 30 May
£148pp
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
28 May - 1 Jun
£151pp
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt

Cardiff to Edinburgh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Cardiff found for this year
5 Jun - 7 Jun
£103pp
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
5 Jun - 7 Jun
£106pp
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
5 Jun - 7 Jun
£113pp
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt

One-way flights to Edinburgh from Cardiff

The cheapest one-way flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh
14:35 - 15:45
Ryanair
2 stops
25h 10m
CWL - EDI
Ryanair
£73
Gotogate
13:15 - 17:35
KLM
1 stop
4h 20m
CWL - EDI
KLM
£137
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Flight FAQs

From Cardiff to Edinburgh

Are flight prices decreasing from Cardiff 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 Cardiff 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.

Which airlines flying from Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt to Edinburgh Turnhouse have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt to Edinburgh Turnhouse that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Flybe, KLM, and easyJet. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh for under £146 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh for under £146. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £103, but on average you can expect to pay £151.

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

There are no direct flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Cardiff Cardiff-Wales Arpt to Edinburgh Turnhouse have been viewed 6,465 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Cardiff or Edinburgh?

In Cardiff, there will be same rainfall in Cardiff compared to Edinburgh over the next 10 days.

Is Cardiff weather warmer or cooler than Edinburgh?

Temperatures around the 20 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in Edinburgh is colder than in Cardiff. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Cardiff to Edinburgh?

There are many flights that can get you from Cardiff to Edinburgh in 4h 20m. Fly via KLM or Ryanair to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Ryanair, at £104, was found to be the cheapest airline from Cardiff to Edinburgh. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be KLM. Ryanair is currently priced 2% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Ryanair. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £73. Users have also found prices from £121 and £190 on Ryanair and KLM, respectively.

Destination information for Edinburgh

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

Airports servicing Cardiff

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 3 airlines flying from Cardiff to Edinburgh

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cardiff 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
easyJet
£68 £125 No cancel fee 86%
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Flybe
£83 £155 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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KLM
£194 £299 No cancel fee 75%
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