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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 Friday

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 2022: compare Edinburgh to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
EDI - SFO
Price
£495 - £863
SFO
Temperature
11 - 17 °C
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 112 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

Round-trip from

£395

From Edinburgh Turnhouse to San Francisco

One-way from

£369

One-way flight 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.
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 £561 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £695.

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 £491 on average during February, but can be found for as low as £345.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Edinburgh to San Francisco in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 16% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip 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 23% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco in May, June 2022

The best prices found for EDI to SFO flights in May, June
8 Jun - 5 Sep
£557pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air France
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
8 Jun - 5 Sep
£560pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air France
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
8 Jun - 5 Sep
£564pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to San Francisco from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco
02:00 - 07:45
Virgin Atlantic
1 stop
13h 45m
EDI - SFO
Virgin Atlantic
£369
StudentUniverse
06:40 - 07:30
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
32h 50m
EDI - SFO
Turkish Airlines
£406
StudentUniverse
06:25 - 13:05
British Airways
1 stop
14h 40m
EDI - SFO
British Airways
£513
ScholarTrip

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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, Virgin Atlantic, and Aer Lingus flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just £467, but on average you can expect to pay £526.

How popular is this Edinburgh to San Francisco flight route?

Within the past month, 505 users have taken a look at flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to San Francisco.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Edinburgh to San Francisco round-trip?

British Airways, at £467, was found to be the cheapest airline from Edinburgh to San Francisco.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Virgin Atlantic and Aer Lingus. You may be able to fly from Edinburgh to San Francisco for 4% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

£369 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Virgin Atlantic. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Turkish Airlines and British Airways, with prices starting from £406 and £513, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Edinburgh to San Francisco?

When booking a flight from Edinburgh to San Francisco, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air Canada or Air France as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco?

On average you can expect to pay £2,004 for a flight from Edinburgh to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is £349 while the most popular route, (Edinburgh Turnhouse - San Francisco) is currently priced at £392.

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 need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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 = $1.26
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
14.0 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
£88 £133 No cancel fee N/A

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Virgin Atlantic
£316 £516 No cancel fee 72%
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Lufthansa
£329 £448 No cancel fee 76%
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Air Canada
£400 £542 No cancel fee 67%
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KLM
£419 £546 No cancel fee 75%
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United Airlines
£422 £503 No cancel fee 69%
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Finnair
£454 £684 No cancel fee 76%
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Iberia
£468 £628 No cancel fee 77%
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Aer Lingus
£469 £521 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
£483 £607 No cancel fee 70%
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