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Shetland (SDZ) to Edinburgh (EDI)

All the information you need to plan the best SDZ to EDI flight in 2021: compare Shetland to Edinburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Edinburgh.
SDZ - EDI
Price
£202 - £478
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Rainfall
37 - 63 mm

Popular in

February

High demand for flights, 41% potential price rise

Cheapest in

December

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Average price

£249

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

£202

From Shetland 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 Shetland to Edinburgh?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Shetland 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 Shetland to Edinburgh?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 37% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Shetland to Edinburgh 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £89, or £107 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Shetland to Edinburgh (SDZ - EDI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Shetland to Edinburgh at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 13% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

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Are flight prices decreasing from Lerwick 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 Lerwick 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.

What days are direct flights available from Lerwick to Edinburgh?

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

How many flights depart from Shetland to Edinburgh on average per day?

2 flight departures from Lerwick to Edinburgh Turnhouse per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

Is Lerwick weather warmer or cooler than Edinburgh?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 19 °C range in July. The weather in Edinburgh is generally hotter than Lerwick's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

Alternative routes for Shetland 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 Shetland to Edinburgh.
Average temperature for May in Edinburgh
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Edinburgh
42.0 mm

Airports servicing Lerwick

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Hourly flight availability from Shetland to Edinburgh

See what time of day planes typically take off from Shetland towards Edinburgh.
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Weekly flight availability
from Shetland to Edinburgh
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Shetland to Edinburgh.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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