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The best prices from Edinburgh to San Francisco are usually found in February or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

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

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to SFO flight in 2021: compare Edinburgh to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
EDI - SFO
Price
£357 - £623
SFO
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Average price

£461

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£357

From Edinburgh to San Francisco

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 Edinburgh to San Francisco?

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

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

To save up to 41% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Edinburgh to San Francisco from £386 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £473 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

February can be a great time to fly to San Francisco from Edinburgh with a flight ticket averaging about £351. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as £257. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Edinburgh to San Francisco at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 34% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco in April, May 2021

The best prices found for EDI to SFO flights in April, May
17 Apr - 24 Apr
£583pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
17 Apr - 24 Apr
£594pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
18 Apr - 25 Apr
£598pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Edinburgh found for this year
24 Nov - 13 Jan
£349pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Nov - 13 Jan
£355pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Nov - 13 Jan
£380pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Last-minute flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Edinburgh, departing today and this week
23 Apr - 30 Apr
£826pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
23 Apr - 30 Apr
£830pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
23 Apr - 30 Apr
£837pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to San Francisco from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco
09:45 - 15:25
Vueling
1 stop
37h 40m
EDI - SFO
Vueling
£264
lastminute.com
02:00 - 14:06
KLM
2 stops
20h 06m
EDI - SFO
KLM
£292
KLM
17:15 - 15:39
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
30h 24m
EDI - SFO
Multiple Airlines
£383
easyJet worldwide

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh to San Francisco 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 Edinburgh and San Francisco 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 safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to San Francisco include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, Aer Lingus, and KLM flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco for under £433 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco for under £433. The cheapest flight booked recently is on KLM for just £413, but on average you can expect to pay £446.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco for under £433 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Edinburgh to San Francisco for under £866?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than £866.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 1,331 users have taken a look at flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to San Francisco.

Does it rain more in Edinburgh or San Francisco?

Edinburgh will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to San Francisco over the next 13 days.

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 25 °C range in September. The weather in San Francisco is generally hotter than Edinburgh's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Edinburgh to San Francisco?

There are many flights that can get you from Edinburgh to San Francisco in 13h 45m. Fly via KLM, Virgin Atlantic, or British Airways to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Edinburgh to San Francisco return?

Currently priced at £414, KLM will fly you from Edinburgh to San Francisco and back. In addition to KLM, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Virgin Atlantic and Lufthansa - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £430 and £431, respectively. KLM is priced at 7% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Vueling. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £264. Users have also found tickets on KLM for as little as £287.

Alternative routes for Edinburgh to San Francisco

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to San Francisco.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.39
Average temperature for April in San Francisco
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in San Francisco
29.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 10 airlines flying from Edinburgh to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to San Francisco 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
Flybe
£110 £167 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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Brussels Airlines
£391 £564 No cancel fee N/A
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Air Canada
£400 £662 No cancel fee 67%
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Finnair
£406 £665 No cancel fee 76%
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Delta
£437 £691 No cancel fee N/A
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Air France
£425 £694 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Atlantic
£418 £707 No cancel fee 72%
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Lufthansa
£409 £724 No cancel fee 76%
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United Airlines
£404 £740 No cancel fee 69%
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Iberia
£408 £752 No cancel fee 77%
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