Cheap flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh

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The best prices from Cardiff to Edinburgh are usually found in January or September, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

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

CWL - EDI
Price
£88 - £160
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Rainfall
37 - 63 mm
Popular in March High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Average price £112 Average for round-trip flights in August 2020
Round-trip from £88 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 38% 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 £65 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £83 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. If a flight is in the evening is possible it can save you up to 8% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh in August, September 2020

The best prices found for CWL to EDI flights in August, September
25 Aug - 29 Aug
£171pp
CWL
Cardiff-Wales Arpt
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff-Wales Arpt
29 Aug - 12 Sep
£177pp
CWL
Cardiff-Wales Arpt
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff-Wales Arpt
25 Aug - 29 Aug
£178pp
CWL
Cardiff-Wales Arpt
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff-Wales Arpt

Cardiff to Edinburgh 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Cardiff found for this year
25 Aug - 29 Aug
£171pp
CWL
Cardiff-Wales Arpt
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff-Wales Arpt
29 Aug - 12 Sep
£177pp
CWL
Cardiff-Wales Arpt
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff-Wales Arpt
25 Aug - 29 Aug
£178pp
CWL
Cardiff-Wales Arpt
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
CWL
Cardiff-Wales Arpt

Last-minute flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh

Late deals on return flights to Edinburgh from Cardiff, departing today and this week
27 Jul - 30 Jul
£248pp
CWL
Cardiff-Wales Arpt
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CWL
Cardiff-Wales Arpt
27 Jul - 30 Jul
£250pp
CWL
Cardiff-Wales Arpt
Ryanair
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
     
3 STOPS
CWL
Cardiff-Wales Arpt

One-way flights to Edinburgh from Cardiff

The cheapest one-way flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh
13:15 - 06:15
KLM
1 stop
17h 00m
CWL - EDI
KLM
£122
KLM
02:00 - 11:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
9h 25m
CWL - EDI
Multiple Airlines
£332
Kiwi.com
02:00 - 17:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
39h 20m
CWL - EDI
Multiple Airlines
£382
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cardiff to Edinburgh flights.

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.

Can I find flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh for under £200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh for under £200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £171, but on average you can expect to pay £205.

Are there direct flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh for under £200 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.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cardiff to Edinburgh for under £300?

There are currently 2+ open flights from Cardiff to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than £300.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from 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 9 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, Ryanair, or British Airways 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?

KLM, at £132, was found to be the cheapest airline from Cardiff to Edinburgh. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Ryanair.

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

For one-way options, check prices for KLM. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £122.

Alternative routes for Cardiff to Edinburgh

Destination information for Edinburgh

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Cardiff to Edinburgh
Average temperature for August in Edinburgh
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Edinburgh
52.0 mm

Airports servicing Cardiff

Airports servicing Edinburgh

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