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The best prices from Southampton to Edinburgh are usually found in January or February, booked 58 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)

SOU - EDI
Price
£92 - £144
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Rainfall
37 - 63 mm
Popular in June High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop
Average price £136 Average for round-trip flights in August 2020
Round-trip from £92 From Southampton 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 Southampton to Edinburgh?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Edinburgh. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Southampton to Edinburgh at least 61 days early can save you up to 38% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Southampton to Edinburgh for as little as £64 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £82 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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 12% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Southampton to Edinburgh in August, September 2020

The best prices found for SOU to EDI flights in August, September
31 Aug - 3 Sep
£169pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
28 Aug - 31 Aug
£178pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
17 Aug - 20 Aug
£185pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh

Southampton to Edinburgh 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Southampton found for this year
18 Sep - 4 Oct
£161pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
31 Aug - 3 Sep
£169pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
7 Sep - 14 Sep
£172pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh

Direct flights to Edinburgh from Southampton

Save time with Southampton to Edinburgh direct flight deals
16 Sep - 17 Sep
£201pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
15 Sep - 27 Sep
£218pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
20 Nov - 23 Nov
£219pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Loganair
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
24 Jul - 26 Jul
£316pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
24 Jul - 26 Jul
£328pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
29 Jul - 5 Aug
£370pp
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SOU
Southampton Eastleigh

One-way flights to Edinburgh from Southampton

The cheapest one-way flights from Southampton to Edinburgh
15:45 - 17:05
Loganair
Direct
1h 20m
SOU - EDI
Loganair
£90
KAYAK
08:45 - 10:05
Loganair
Direct
1h 20m
SOU - EDI
Loganair
£139
Gate1.co.uk
04:50 - 06:10
Loganair
Direct
1h 20m
SOU - EDI
Loganair
£140
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Southampton to Edinburgh flights.

Flight FAQs

From Southampton 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.

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 KLM for just £161, but on average you can expect to pay £200.

Are there direct flights from Southampton to Edinburgh for under £300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Southampton to Edinburgh under £300. A good price for a direct flight from Southampton to Edinburgh is less than £284.

Are there last-minute flights available from Southampton to Edinburgh for under £400?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Southampton to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than £400.

What days are direct flights available from Southampton to Edinburgh?

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

Does it rain more in Southampton or Edinburgh?

Southampton will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Edinburgh over the next 9 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.

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.

How long does is the flight from Southampton to Edinburgh?

Departing from Southampton to Edinburgh will take you 1h 20m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

KLM, at £124, was found to be the cheapest airline from Southampton to Edinburgh. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Loganair.

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

£90 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Loganair.

Alternative routes for Southampton to Edinburgh

Destination information for Edinburgh

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Southampton to Edinburgh
Flight duration
1h 22m
Average temperature for August in Edinburgh
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Edinburgh
52.0 mm

Airports servicing Southampton

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Hourly flight availability from Southampton to Edinburgh

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 83% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 16% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Southampton to Edinburgh
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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