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The best prices from Portsmouth to Edinburgh are usually found in September or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Portsmouth (SOU) to Edinburgh (EDI)

All the information you need to plan the best SOU to EDI flight in 2021: compare Portsmouth to Edinburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Edinburgh.
SOU - EDI
Price
£112 - £185
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Rainfall
37 - 63 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Average price

£120

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

£112

From Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth to Edinburgh?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 31% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Portsmouth 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 £87 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £105.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Portsmouth to Edinburgh (SOU - EDI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Portsmouth to Edinburgh in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 7% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Portsmouth to Edinburgh in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SOU to EDI flights in May, June
30 Jun - 4 Jul
£132pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
28 Jun - 2 Jul
£139pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
30 Jun - 4 Jul
£139pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh

Portsmouth to Edinburgh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Portsmouth found for this year
4 Jul - 9 Jul
£81pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
18 Jul - 21 Jul
£110pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
6 Sep - 10 Sep
£116pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh

Direct flights to Edinburgh from Portsmouth

Save time with Portsmouth to Edinburgh direct flight deals
4 Jul - 9 Jul
£81pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
18 Jul - 21 Jul
£110pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
6 Sep - 10 Sep
£116pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh

Last-minute flights from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

Late deals on return flights to Edinburgh from Portsmouth, departing today and this week
22 May - 23 May
£263pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
17 May - 20 May
£265pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
17 May - 20 May
£284pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh

One-way flights to Edinburgh from Portsmouth

The cheapest one-way flights from Portsmouth to Edinburgh
13:20 - 17:35
KLM
1 stop
4h 15m
SOU - EDI
KLM
£86
KLM
02:45 - 05:10
Loganair
3 stops
26h 25m
SOU - EDI
Loganair
£368
Gotogate
06:00 - 09:35
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
27h 35m
SOU - EDI
Multiple Airlines
£557
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Portsmouth to Edinburgh

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Southampton Eastleigh 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 Portsmouth to Edinburgh for under £141 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Portsmouth to Edinburgh for under £141. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just £81, but on average you can expect to pay £132.

Are there direct flights from Portsmouth to Edinburgh for under £141 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Portsmouth to Edinburgh under £141. A good price for a direct flight from Portsmouth to Edinburgh is less than £143.

Are there last-minute flights available from Portsmouth to Edinburgh for under £283?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Portsmouth to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than £283.

What days are direct flights available from Southampton to Edinburgh?

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

Does it rain more in Southampton or Edinburgh?

Southampton will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Edinburgh over the next 10 days.

Is Southampton weather warmer or cooler than Edinburgh?

Temperatures around the 22 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in Edinburgh is colder than in Southampton. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Portsmouth to Edinburgh?

For as low as £168, Loganair can have you in Edinburgh from Portsmouth in 1h 20m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Portsmouth to Edinburgh from £82 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are KLM, from £133, and Loganair, from £140. British Airways is currently priced 36% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Loganair, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £72. However, be on the lookout for offers from KLM and British Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Portsmouth to Edinburgh for a low price.

Alternative routes for Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth to Edinburgh.
Flight duration
1h 26m
Average temperature for May in Edinburgh
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Edinburgh
42.0 mm

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Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 6 airlines flying from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Portsmouth 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
£38 £71 No cancel fee N/A
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easyJet
£58 £109 No cancel fee 86%
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British Airways
£84 £132 No cancel fee 70%
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Loganair
£107 £135 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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Virgin Atlantic
£145 £194 No cancel fee 72%
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Flybe
£97 £200 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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