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The best prices from Edinburgh Turnhouse 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
£358 - £625
SFO
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
SFO
Precipitation
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

£409

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

£358

From Edinburgh Turnhouse 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?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 27% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Edinburgh to San Francisco, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 41% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £510 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £631.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Edinburgh in February are about £446 on average during February, but can be found for as low as £314.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Edinburgh to San Francisco at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 34% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco in September, October 2021

The best prices found for EDI to SFO flights in September, October
30 Oct - 5 Nov
£419pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
30 Oct - 5 Nov
£430pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
16 Oct - 19 Oct
£432pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh Turnhouse to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Edinburgh found for this year
5 Nov - 8 Nov
£366pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Nov - 8 Nov
£384pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Brussels Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Nov - 8 Nov
£390pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to San Francisco from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco
13:40 - 08:50
Lufthansa
1 stop
27h 10m
EDI - SFO
Lufthansa
£335
Expedia
09:40 - 15:25
Iberia
1 stop
37h 45m
EDI - SFO
Iberia
£388
KAYAK
01:30 - 14:02
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
44h 32m
EDI - SFO
Multiple Airlines
£563
Combigo

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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to San Francisco

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.

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.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £342, but on average you can expect to pay £396.

How popular is this Edinburgh to San Francisco flight route?

This flight path from Edinburgh Turnhouse to San Francisco was viewed by 1,331 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Edinburgh to San Francisco is Lufthansa. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £342 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Virgin Atlantic and KLM, starting at £390 and £432 round-trip. Lufthansa is priced at 23% 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 Lufthansa. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £331. Users have also found prices from £388 and £706 on Lufthansa and Iberia, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from Edinburgh?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Edinburgh Turnhouse to San Francisco

Most visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse will not be allowed to enter San Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Do I need a test to fly back to Edinburgh from San Francisco?

Returning to Edinburgh Turnhouse from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Edinburgh Turnhouse.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

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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 September in San Francisco
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in San Francisco
3.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 10 airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse 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

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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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