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The best prices from Manchester to Edinburgh are usually found in October or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Manchester (MAN) to Edinburgh (EDI)

All the information you need to plan the best MAN to EDI flight in 2021: compare Manchester to Edinburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Edinburgh.
MAN - EDI
Price
£78 - £98
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Rainfall
37 - 63 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop

Average price

£84

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£78

From Manchester 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 Manchester to Edinburgh?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 37% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Manchester to Edinburgh, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 37% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £89 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £107.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Manchester to Edinburgh (MAN - EDI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Manchester to Edinburgh is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 34% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Manchester to Edinburgh in April, May 2021

The best prices found for MAN to EDI flights in April, May
21 May - 22 May
£53pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
24 May - 25 May
£58pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
25 May - 25 May
£60pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to Edinburgh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Manchester found for this year
21 May - 22 May
£53pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
24 May - 25 May
£58pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
25 May - 25 May
£60pp
MAN
Manchester
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Last-minute flights from Manchester to Edinburgh

Late deals on return flights to Edinburgh from Manchester, departing today and this week
1 May - 13 May
£203pp
MAN
Manchester
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
29 Apr - 3 May
£238pp
MAN
Manchester
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
29 Apr - 3 May
£363pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to Edinburgh from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Manchester to Edinburgh
11:05 - 08:25
Vueling
1 stop
21h 20m
MAN - EDI
Vueling
£63
Kiwi.com
08:45 - 08:45
Ryanair
2 stops
24h 00m
MAN - EDI
Ryanair
£68
Gotogate
10:20 - 06:35
British Airways
1 stop
20h 15m
MAN - EDI
British Airways
£121
Travel2Be

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Flight FAQs

From Manchester to Edinburgh

Are flight prices decreasing from Manchester 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 Manchester 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 Manchester to Edinburgh Turnhouse have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from Manchester to Edinburgh for under £72 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to Edinburgh for under £72. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £53, but on average you can expect to pay £79.

Are there direct flights from Manchester to Edinburgh for under £72 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Manchester 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 Manchester to Edinburgh for under £216?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Manchester to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than £216.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Manchester to Edinburgh Turnhouse 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 Manchester or Edinburgh?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Manchester is typically greater than that of Edinburgh. We can gather that this will continue over the next 18 days.

Is Manchester weather warmer or cooler than Edinburgh?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 21 °C range in July. The weather in Edinburgh is generally colder than Manchester'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 does is the flight from Manchester to Edinburgh?

For as low as £85, Ryanair can have you in Edinburgh from Manchester in 3h 25m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Manchester to Edinburgh return?

According to our current data, Ryanair (£54), offers the cheapest pricing from Manchester to Edinburgh. Ryanair is priced at 38% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Ryanair. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £28. Users have also found prices from £63 and £121 on Ryanair and Vueling, respectively.

Alternative routes for Manchester 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 Manchester to Edinburgh.
Average temperature for April in Edinburgh
12.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Edinburgh
37.0 mm

Airports servicing Manchester

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 6 airlines flying from Manchester to Edinburgh

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Manchester 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
£52 £104 No cancel fee N/A
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Flybe
£65 £120 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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easyJet
£110 £260 No cancel fee 86%
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KLM
£199 £337 No cancel fee 75%
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Loganair
£164 £431 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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British Airways
£86 £459 No cancel fee 70%
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