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The best prices from Southampton Eastleigh to Edinburgh Turnhouse 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
Southampton (SOU) to Edinburgh (EDI)

All the information you need to plan the best SOU to EDI flight in 2021: compare Southampton to Edinburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Edinburgh.
SOU - EDI
Price
£115 - £189
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Precipitation
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

Round-trip from

£115

From Southampton Eastleigh to Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way from

£35

One-way flight from Southampton Eastleigh to Edinburgh Turnhouse

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 Southampton to Edinburgh?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 31% on the overall cost on flights from Southampton to Edinburgh.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 37% on flights from Southampton to Edinburgh compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £89. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £108.

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

When flying from Southampton to Edinburgh, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 7% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Southampton to Edinburgh in September, October 2021

The best prices found for SOU to EDI flights in September, October
17 Oct - 19 Oct
£111pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
17 Oct - 19 Oct
£145pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Multiple airlines
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
11 Oct - 18 Oct
£149pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh

Southampton Eastleigh to Edinburgh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Southampton found for this year
17 Oct - 19 Oct
£111pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
9 Dec - 12 Dec
£120pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
easyJet
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
 
1 STOP
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
11 Dec - 12 Dec
£122pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
easyJet
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
 
1 STOP
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh

Direct flights to Edinburgh from Southampton

Save time with Southampton to Edinburgh direct flight deals
17 Oct - 19 Oct
£111pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
16 Jan - 18 Jan
£114pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Multiple airlines
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
16 Jan - 18 Jan
£118pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Multiple airlines
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh

Last-minute flights from Southampton to Edinburgh

Late deals on return flights to Edinburgh from Southampton, departing today and this week
26 Sep - 1 Oct
£161pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
26 Sep - 1 Oct
£169pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Multiple airlines
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
26 Sep - 1 Oct
£180pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh

One-way flights to Turnhouse from Southampton

The cheapest one-way flights from Southampton to Edinburgh
05:00 - 06:30
BA CityFlyer
Direct
1h 30m
SOU - EDI
BA CityFlyer
15:55 - 17:20
British Airways
Direct
1h 25m
SOU - EDI
British Airways
£80
Kiwi.com
02:50 - 10:05
easyJet
1 stop
7h 15m
SOU - EDI
easyJet
£88
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Southampton to Edinburgh

What airports do I use to fly from Southampton to Edinburgh?

Booking a flight from Southampton Eastleigh (SOU) to Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) is your only option if you wish to fly from Southampton to Edinburgh. On a typical day, there are 8 flights from Eastleigh to Turnhouse, all of which are around 1h 20m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 6 airlines when you book a flight from Eastleigh to Edinburgh.

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.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Southampton to Edinburgh for under £200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just £111, but on average you can expect to pay £139.

Are there direct flights from Southampton to Edinburgh for under £200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Southampton to Edinburgh under £200. A good price for a direct flight from Southampton to Edinburgh is less than £153.

Are there last-minute flights available from Southampton to Edinburgh for under £200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Southampton to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than £200.

How popular is this Southampton to Edinburgh flight route?

Within the past month, 4,581 users have taken a look at flights from Southampton Eastleigh to Edinburgh Turnhouse.

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

Flying on British Airways is currently your cheapest option to Edinburgh, with prices starting at £111. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by easyJet and KLM, with the lowest prices starting at £120 and £140, respectively. Users have found that British Airways is 15% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

£29 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from BA CityFlyer. You may also be able to find cheap deals on British Airways and Loganair, with prices starting from £34 and £79, respectively.

What airports serve Southampton to Edinburgh flights?

Southampton has one airport in the city, it being the closest airport in a 30 mile radius to Southampton, UK. With only one airport in the city, it leaves little choice of airports for flying from Southampton to Edinburgh. Edinburgh also has only one airport within the city, though it was known as the busiest airport in the past year, so there is plenty of foot traffic from travellers landing and leaving the airport. The closest airport from Edinburgh would be the Glasgow Airport, located 48 miles away from Edinburgh which makes it a bit of a drive to get to Edinburg.

Which airlines fly directly from Southampton to Edinburgh?

Flybe is the most popular airline that flies directly from Southampton to Edinburgh, with the only other airline being Aer Lingus which is usually paired with Flybe to provide more options for flights. Typical flights from Southampton to Edinburgh can vary with the flights being inexpensive typically due to the short distance between Southampton and Edinburgh.

What are the stopover options between Southampton to Edinburgh?

Most flights from Southampton to Edinburgh are typically nonstop flights with no stopover necessary for the short distance. Flights typically last 1h 35m but the few flights offered that do have one stop is usually at the Manchester Airport in Manchester, UK, but may require a 55m wait which makes the flight 3h 5m rather than the typical short 1h 35m. But it all depends on the flight that you choose, as most flights are all from the same airline which is Flybe.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Southampton to Edinburgh?

You will not need a visa in order to fly from Southampton to Edinburgh as they are both in the United Kingdom so any flight would be considered a domestic flight and no visa would be necessary. While a visa will not be necessary, photo identification is necessary whether that be with a passport or even a driver's license but types of identification can also vary between airlines, so it’s always best to double check.

Alternative routes for Southampton 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 Southampton to Edinburgh.
Flight duration from SOU to EDI
1h 24m
Average temperature for September in Edinburgh
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Edinburgh
42.0 mm

Airports servicing Southampton

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 6 airlines flying from Southampton Eastleigh to Edinburgh Turnhouse

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Southampton 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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Hourly flight availability from Southampton to Edinburgh

See what time of day planes typically take off from Southampton towards Edinburgh.
Morning 6 AM to midday 53% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 31% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 15% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Southampton to Edinburgh
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Southampton to Edinburgh.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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