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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh from £247

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 8/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SFO — EDI
2 Mar — 9 Mar1
1 adult
Sat 2/3
Sat 9/3

The best prices from San Francisco to Edinburgh Turnhouse are usually found in February or January, booked 15 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Edinburgh (EDI)

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from San Francisco (SFO) to Edinburgh (EDI). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 26 February 2024.

Popular in

June

Cheapest in

February

Average price

£588

Round-trip from

£48
High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From San Francisco to Edinburgh Turnhouse

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Edinburgh?

Wednesday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh. 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.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to Edinburgh, book at least 16 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 46% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £628 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £776.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Edinburgh?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Edinburgh. Flights to Edinburgh from San Francisco in February are about £803 on average during February, but can be found for as low as £403.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Edinburgh (SFO - EDI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Edinburgh in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 33% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap Scandinavian Airlines flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Scandinavian Airlines for the route between San Francisco and Edinburgh. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 923,988 searches. Data last updated 26 February 2024.
Take a look at some of the lowest-priced Scandinavian Airlines flights heading from San Francisco to Edinburgh. Come back soon if you're not finding the exact deal you're looking for.
Sun 21/417:40SFO - EDI
2 stops34h 40mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 29/413:10EDI - SFO
2 stops34h 40mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 25/2£599
Sun 21/417:40SFO - EDI
2 stops34h 40mScandinavian Airlines
Sat 27/420:15EDI - SFO
2 stops51h 35mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 25/2£604
Tue 16/417:40SFO - EDI
2 stops32h 00mScandinavian Airlines
Tue 23/413:10EDI - SFO
2 stops34h 40mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 25/2£631
Thu 18/417:40SFO - EDI
2 stops17h 30mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 22/418:20EDI - SFO
2 stops29h 30mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 24/2£637
Thu 18/417:40SFO - EDI
2 stops17h 30mScandinavian Airlines
Wed 24/417:10EDI - SFO
2 stops30h 40mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 24/2£660

Cheap American Airlines flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between San Francisco and Edinburgh. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 923,988 searches. Data last updated 26 February 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on American Airlines flights travelling from San Francisco to Edinburgh. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
Mon 4/313:46SFO - EDI
2 stops17h 29mAmerican Airlines
Wed 13/311:55EDI - SFO
1 stop14h 40mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 25/2£626
Mon 11/308:58SFO - EDI
2 stops18h 17mAmerican Airlines
Wed 3/416:45EDI - SFO
1 stop28h 15mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 24/2£627
Tue 16/416:11SFO - EDI
2 stops16h 24mAmerican Airlines
Wed 24/410:40EDI - SFO
1 stop14h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 25/2£628
Mon 4/313:46SFO - EDI
2 stops17h 29mAmerican Airlines
Wed 13/308:40EDI - SFO
2 stops19h 18mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 25/2£633
Mon 11/308:58SFO - EDI
2 stops18h 17mAmerican Airlines
Wed 3/409:10EDI - SFO
2 stops19h 48mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 24/2£634
Tue 26/308:58SFO - EDI
2 stops18h 12mAmerican Airlines
Tue 2/406:00EDI - SFO
2 stops20h 18mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 25/2£635
Sat 4/519:20SFO - EDI
1 stop16h 15mAmerican Airlines
Tue 14/509:20EDI - SFO
2 stops19h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 24/2£678
Mon 6/509:00SFO - EDI
2 stops16h 20mAmerican Airlines
Wed 15/505:55EDI - SFO
1 stop15h 20mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 25/2£680
Fri 12/413:01SFO - EDI
2 stops16h 19mAmerican Airlines
Wed 17/409:10EDI - SFO
2 stops20h 06mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 25/2£684

Cheap San Francisco to Edinburgh flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from San Francisco to Edinburgh specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 923,988 searches. Prices were last updated on 26 February 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from San Francisco to Edinburgh in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Tue 12/317:40SFO - EDI
2 stops20h 35mMultiple Airlines
Mon 18/310:35EDI - SFO
2 stops35h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2£612
Tue 12/317:35SFO - EDI
1 stop13h 40mBritish Airways
Mon 18/319:15EDI - SFO
1 stop27h 00mBritish Airways
Deal found 25/2£623
Tue 26/321:45SFO - EDI
1 stop13h 20mBritish Airways
Tue 2/407:05EDI - SFO
1 stop13h 55mBritish Airways
Deal found 25/2£625
Mon 4/313:46SFO - EDI
2 stops17h 29mAmerican Airlines
Wed 13/311:55EDI - SFO
1 stop14h 40mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 25/2£626
Mon 11/308:58SFO - EDI
2 stops18h 17mAmerican Airlines
Wed 3/416:45EDI - SFO
1 stop28h 15mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 24/2£627
Wed 20/312:40SFO - EDI
2 stops17h 40mBritish Airways
Mon 1/419:30EDI - SFO
1 stop25h 30mBritish Airways
Deal found 25/2£628
Mon 4/313:46SFO - EDI
2 stops17h 29mAmerican Airlines
Wed 13/308:40EDI - SFO
2 stops19h 18mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 25/2£633
Mon 11/308:58SFO - EDI
2 stops18h 17mAmerican Airlines
Wed 3/409:10EDI - SFO
2 stops19h 48mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 24/2£634
Tue 26/308:58SFO - EDI
2 stops18h 12mAmerican Airlines
Tue 2/406:00EDI - SFO
2 stops20h 18mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 25/2£635

San Francisco to Edinburgh 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between San Francisco and Edinburgh in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 923,988 searches. Data last updated 26 February 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from San Francisco to Edinburgh in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Wed 17/414:40SFO - EDI
2 stops43h 00mMultiple Airlines
Wed 24/410:35EDI - SFO
1 stop18h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 24/2£579
Sun 21/417:40SFO - EDI
2 stops34h 40mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 29/413:10EDI - SFO
2 stops34h 40mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 25/2£599
Sun 15/917:40SFO - EDI
2 stops34h 40mScandinavian Airlines
Tue 1/1013:10EDI - SFO
2 stops34h 40mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 24/2£600
Tue 10/917:40SFO - EDI
2 stops34h 40mScandinavian Airlines
Tue 24/913:10EDI - SFO
2 stops34h 40mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 25/2£603
Sun 21/417:40SFO - EDI
2 stops34h 40mScandinavian Airlines
Sat 27/420:15EDI - SFO
2 stops51h 35mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 25/2£604
Tue 10/917:40SFO - EDI
2 stops34h 40mScandinavian Airlines
Sat 14/920:15EDI - SFO
2 stops51h 35mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 25/2£608
Tue 12/317:40SFO - EDI
2 stops20h 35mMultiple Airlines
Mon 18/310:35EDI - SFO
2 stops35h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2£612
Tue 16/415:30SFO - EDI
1 stop13h 35mBritish Airways
Wed 24/410:40EDI - SFO
1 stop14h 45mBritish Airways
Deal found 25/2£621
Tue 12/317:35SFO - EDI
1 stop13h 40mBritish Airways
Mon 18/319:15EDI - SFO
1 stop27h 00mBritish Airways
Deal found 25/2£623

San Francisco to Edinburgh flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from San Francisco to Edinburgh for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 923,988 searches. Data last updated 26 February 2024.
Consider one of these great deals we found on last-minute flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh. Users should double check the flight they book to ensure it matches the day, time, and destination they're looking for.
Mon 4/320:45SFO - EDI
1 stop13h 20mBritish Airways
Wed 13/307:35EDI - SFO
1 stop14h 40mBritish Airways
Deal found 25/2£623
Mon 4/313:46SFO - EDI
2 stops17h 29mAmerican Airlines
Wed 13/311:55EDI - SFO
1 stop14h 40mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 25/2£626
Mon 4/313:46SFO - EDI
2 stops17h 29mAmerican Airlines
Wed 13/308:40EDI - SFO
2 stops19h 18mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 25/2£633
Wed 6/316:30SFO - EDI
1 stop17h 45mBritish Airways
Sun 10/312:20EDI - SFO
1 stop14h 15mBritish Airways
Deal found 26/2£682
Wed 6/311:19SFO - EDI
2 stops17h 11mAmerican Airlines
Sun 10/312:20EDI - SFO
1 stop14h 15mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 26/2£686
Wed 6/311:19SFO - EDI
2 stops17h 11mAmerican Airlines
Sun 10/312:20EDI - SFO
2 stops19h 24mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 26/2£694
Wed 6/306:20SFO - EDI
3 stops32h 15mMultiple Airlines
Sun 10/312:20EDI - SFO
3 stops34h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 26/2£793
Wed 6/319:40SFO - EDI
2 stops18h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sun 10/312:20EDI - SFO
3 stops34h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 26/2£847
Wed 6/306:20SFO - EDI
3 stops32h 15mMultiple Airlines
Sat 9/307:00EDI - SFO
2 stops19h 26mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 26/2£911

One-way flights to Edinburgh from San Francisco

Search for one-way flight options from San Francisco to Edinburgh. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 923,988 searches. Data last updated 26 February 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh. For those needing a return trip from San Francisco, there is a search form available above.
Wed 8/512:50SFO - EDI
2 stops20h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2£247
Fri 10/520:50SFO - EDI
3 stops36h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2£250
Tue 7/500:58SFO - EDI
3 stops47h 02mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2£252
Mon 8/420:52SFO - EDI
3 stops51h 23mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2£255
Mon 13/500:58SFO - EDI
3 stops47h 17mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2£264
Mon 25/317:19SFO - EDI
3 stops33h 41mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 24/2£284
Sat 11/518:20SFO - EDI
3 stops31h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2£286
Wed 8/512:50SFO - EDI
3 stops25h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2£289
Sun 24/300:47SFO - EDI
3 stops35h 18mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 24/2£293

Find flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 923,988 searches. Data last updated 26 February 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

£579 - £664

Route

Depart

Return

Price

San FranciscoEdinburgh Turnhouse

SFO - EDI

SFOEDI

San Francisco

Wed 17/4

2 stops43h 00m

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Wed 24/4

1 stop18h 15m

£579

San FranciscoEdinburgh Turnhouse

SFO - EDI

SFOEDI

San Francisco

Sun 21/4

2 stops34h 40m

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Mon 29/4

2 stops34h 40m

£599

San FranciscoEdinburgh Turnhouse

SFO - EDI

SFOEDI

San Francisco

Tue 16/4

1 stop13h 35m

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Wed 24/4

1 stop14h 45m

£621

San FranciscoEdinburgh Turnhouse

SFO - EDI

SFOEDI

San Francisco

Mon 11/3

2 stops18h 17m

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Wed 3/4

1 stop28h 15m

£627

San FranciscoEdinburgh Turnhouse

SFO - EDI

SFOEDI

San Francisco

Mon 22/4

2 stops20h 05m

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Tue 7/5

3 stops20h 08m

£636

San FranciscoEdinburgh Turnhouse

SFO - EDI

SFOEDI

San Francisco

Wed 17/4

1 stop28h 05m

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Mon 22/4

1 stop28h 25m

£647

San FranciscoEdinburgh Turnhouse

SFO - EDI

SFOEDI

San Francisco

Wed 17/4

1 stop24h 10m

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Fri 10/5

1 stop14h 45m

£653

San FranciscoEdinburgh Turnhouse

SFO - EDI

SFOEDI

San Francisco

Mon 15/4

2 stops16h 00m

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Tue 14/5

1 stop17h 24m

£660

San FranciscoEdinburgh Turnhouse

SFO - EDI

SFOEDI

San Francisco

Sun 5/5

1 stop30h 15m

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Tue 14/5

1 stop14h 32m

£664

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 24/2

When is the best time to book a flight from San Francisco to Edinburgh?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from San Francisco to Edinburgh. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 15 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Edinburgh?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from San Francisco to Edinburgh. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
Morning
Midday
Afternoon
Evening
All times are departure.
Travellers seeking maximum savings on their San Francisco to Edinburgh flight should consider departing on Saturday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday at midday flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Edinburgh by month

Plan your trip from San Francisco to Edinburgh by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from San Francisco to Edinburgh is currently £269 while a return flight costs £632. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from San Francisco to Edinburgh (average of £77). Flying from San Francisco to Edinburgh in August is currently the most expensive (average of £112). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

£61

February

£73

March

£68

April

£69

May

£69

June

£70

July

£84

August

£88

September

£73

October

£71

November

£69

December

£87

Temperature and rainfall in Edinburgh by month

Plan your trip to Edinburgh by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

EDI

Temperature

4 - 15 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Edinburgh

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Edinburgh. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Edinburgh. Reviews last updated 26 February 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with Scandinavian Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines from San Francisco to Edinburgh by reading reviews from past customers. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very Good
11,853 reviews

Crew

8.6

Food

7.5

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

8.1
Very Good
11,853 reviews
8.1
Very Good
11,853 reviews

Crew

8.6

Food

7.5

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.8
Good
2,258 reviews
8.1
Very Good
11,853 reviews

Crew

8.6

Food

7.5

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.7
Good
769 reviews
8.1
Very Good
11,853 reviews

Crew

8.6

Food

7.5

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.6
Good
3,138 reviews
8.1
Very Good
11,853 reviews

Crew

8.6

Food

7.5

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.5
Good
3,986 reviews
8.1
Very Good
11,853 reviews

Crew

8.6

Food

7.5

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

Related info for your journey

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Can I find flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £579, but on average you can expect to pay £625.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Edinburgh for under £700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than £700.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Edinburgh round-trip?

Flying on Scandinavian Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Edinburgh, with prices starting at £599. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by British Airways and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at £621 and £627, respectively. Scandinavian Airlines is currently priced 25% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Edinburgh?

What does SFO to EDI mean?

Great question - SFO to EDI just means San Francisco Airport to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights!

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