Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland

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The best prices from Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland are usually found in February or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Edinburgh (EDI) to Sumburgh/Shetland (LSI)

EDI - LSI
Price
£300 - £450
LSI
Temperature
6 - 15 °C
LSI
Rainfall
49 - 135 mm
Popular in January High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Round-trip from £300 From Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland
One-way from £226 One-way flight from Edinburgh to Sumburgh/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 Sumburgh/Shetland?

Leaving on a Wednesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 32% on the overall cost on flights from Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 60% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £348 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £424.

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

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Sumburgh/Shetland from Edinburgh. Prices for November average £352 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £219. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of February. Opting for a November flight can save you 52% on your journey compared to booking in November

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland in July, August 2020

The best prices found for EDI to LSI flights in July, August
21 Jul - 26 Jul
£370pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
21 Jul - 26 Jul
£401pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
26 Jul - 29 Jul
£462pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sumburgh/Shetland from Edinburgh found for this year
14 Sep - 19 Sep
£274pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
7 Aug - 17 Aug
£325pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
14 Sep - 19 Sep
£333pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Direct flights to Sumburgh/Shetland from Edinburgh

Save time with Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland direct flight deals
14 Sep - 19 Sep
£274pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
7 Aug - 17 Aug
£325pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
7 Aug - 16 Aug
£353pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Loganair
Direct
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Loganair
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Sumburgh/Shetland from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland
04:50 - 03:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
23h 05m
EDI - LSI
Multiple Airlines
03:25 - 03:55
Loganair
2 stops
24h 30m
EDI - LSI
Loganair
02:00 - 15:05
KLM
2 stops
37h 05m
EDI - LSI
KLM
£646
KLM

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland flights.

Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland 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 Sumburgh/Shetland 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 Sumburgh/Shetland for under £300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland for under £300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Loganair for just £274, but on average you can expect to pay £405.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland for under £300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 10 direct flights from Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland under £300. A good price for a direct flight from Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland is less than £386.

How popular is this flight route?

The Edinburgh Turnhouse to Lerwick Sumburgh flight path was viewed by 346 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Edinburgh or Sumburgh/Shetland?

Edinburgh will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Sumburgh/Shetland over the next 12 days.

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than Sumburgh/Shetland?

Temperatures around the 19 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in Sumburgh/Shetland is colder than in Edinburgh. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland

Destination information for Sumburgh/Shetland

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Edinburgh to Sumburgh/Shetland
Flight duration
1h 32m
Average temperature for July in Sumburgh/Shetland
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Sumburgh/Shetland
62.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Lerwick