Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Shetland

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The best prices from Edinburgh to Shetland are usually found in April or December, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Edinburgh (EDI) to Shetland (SDZ)

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to SDZ flight in 2021: compare Edinburgh to Shetland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Shetland.
EDI - SDZ
Price
£216 - £277

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Average price

£251

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

£216

From Edinburgh to Shetland

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 Shetland?

Users have found that flying from Edinburgh to Shetland on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save up to 68% 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 Shetland from £396 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £476 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to Shetland?

Flights from Edinburgh to Shetland lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Edinburgh to Shetland in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at £213.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Shetland (EDI - SDZ)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 38% on flights from Edinburgh to Shetland by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Shetland in May, June 2021

The best prices found for EDI to SDZ flights in May, June
25 Jun - 28 Jun
£361pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
25 Jun - 29 Jun
£362pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
25 Jun - 29 Jun
£372pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Shetland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shetland from Edinburgh found for this year
28 Jul - 31 Jul
£220pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
6 Sep - 10 Sep
£225pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
6 Jul - 9 Jul
£237pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Direct flights to Shetland from Edinburgh

Save time with Edinburgh to Shetland direct flight deals
28 Jul - 31 Jul
£220pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
6 Sep - 10 Sep
£225pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
6 Jul - 9 Jul
£237pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Shetland

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh to Lerwick 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 Lerwick 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.

Which airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Lerwick have flexible changes due to COVID-19?

One of the carriers operating flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Lerwick that may be offering flexible change policies is Loganair. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Lerwick All Airports is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Lerwick from Edinburgh Turnhouse. Booking flights from Turnhouse (EDI) to All Airports (SDZ) should be relatively easy as there are 2 daily flights to Lerwick from 1 airline. 1h 30m is how long a flight from Edinburgh to Lerwick All Airports will take if you book a nonstop flight.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Shetland for under £284 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Shetland for under £284. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Loganair for just £220, but on average you can expect to pay £306.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Shetland for under £284 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 10 direct flights from Edinburgh to Shetland under £284. A good price for a direct flight from Edinburgh to Shetland is less than £330.

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than Lerwick?

With an average temperature of 19 °C, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Lerwick are colder than in Edinburgh.

How long does is the flight from Edinburgh to Shetland?

A quick flight from Edinburgh to Shetland can take about 1h 30m. Loganair provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £221. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Edinburgh to Shetland is Loganair. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £221 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is British Airways, starting at £344. Loganair is priced at 11% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Shetland

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

Destination information for Shetland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to Shetland.
Flight duration
1h 32m

Airports servicing Edinburgh

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Hourly flight availability from Edinburgh to Shetland

See what time of day planes typically take off from Edinburgh towards Shetland.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 57% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 42% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Edinburgh to Shetland
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Edinburgh to Shetland.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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