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The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Edinburgh. Current restrictions to Edinburgh are based on United Kingdom travel restrictions.
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Cheapest flights to Edinburgh airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Edinburgh airports from your nearest city or airport
Manchester
Edinburgh

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Manchester TO Edinburgh

Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow Intl Airport (GLA)

Typically, flights to Edinburgh from Manchester are cheaper when flying from Birmingham to Glasgow Intl, which has an average price of £78

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO EDINBURGH FROM MANCHESTEROctober10% cheaperFlying from Manchester to Edinburgh costs on average just £79 in October
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO EDINBURGH FROM MANCHESTERAugust13% more expensiveIt costs about £99 for flights to Edinburgh from Manchester in August
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO EDINBURGH FROM MANCHESTERDecember282% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Edinburgh from Manchester in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Edinburgh?

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to Edinburgh?

    The best price found on momondo to Edinburgh was £7/pp from Warsaw, which is 98% cheaper than the average flight price to Edinburgh. To find the cheapest price to Edinburgh from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Edinburgh?

    The month of January is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Edinburgh from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £73. If you don’t want to visit Edinburgh in January, then you should wait until July to fly from United Kingdom, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of £73.

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

    You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Edinburgh from United Kingdom when booking 60 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Edinburgh for around £78 when searching 60 days out. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Edinburgh at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as £33 in the past 72 hours.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Edinburgh?

    The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Edinburgh is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as £67. Flights from United Kingdom to Edinburgh on a Friday will generally be more expensive and average around £93. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Edinburgh?

    Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Edinburgh is in the evening. Flights from United Kingdom to Edinburgh during this time can be as low as £84. Try not to purchase tickets in the morning because they tend to be around £91. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

  • Is there a good place to hike near Edinburgh?

    Locals of Edinburgh and tourists both agree that Calton Hill is a great place to go for a hike and to take in the scenery the area has to offer. The months of January, February, and March seem to be the most ideal times to visit Edinburgh if you’re looking to fully experience hiking a mountain and walking a beautiful nature trail. If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Edinburgh for May, June, and July. Parks like Princes Street Gardens are popular hot spots in those months.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Edinburgh?

    Those flying to Edinburgh could potentially find better pricing at Dundee Airport (35 mi from Edinburgh city centre), Glasgow Intl Airport (48 mi from Edinburgh city centre), Glasgow Prestwick Airport (63 mi from Edinburgh city centre), Carlisle Lake District Airport (72 mi from Edinburgh city centre) or Newcastle upon Tyne Airport (86 mi from Edinburgh city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Edinburgh?

    Glasgow Prestwick Airport has an average price of £164 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Edinburgh. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.


What are the current travel restrictions for Edinburgh?

Currently, United Kingdom travel restrictions include travel to Edinburgh.

The United Kingdom has not implemented any entry restrictions, but is monitoring direct flights into the country from certain areas. Several airports have suspended certain services, closed terminals, and reduced transportation schedules, so check the details of the specific airport in advance. Additionally, many airlines have grounded their planes. The United Kingdom has announced a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all travelers will be in effect starting on 8 June. Freight workers, medical professionals traveling to help with the fight against coronavirus, and travelers arriving from Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are exempt from the quarantine requirement.
If you are planning to travel to Edinburgh at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Edinburgh flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Edinburgh found recently by users on momondo
Ryanair
2 Aug
STN04:00London Stansted
10h 25m
1 stop
EDI14:25Edinburgh Turnhouse
9 Aug
EDI14:50Edinburgh Turnhouse
13h 10m
1 stop
STN04:00London Stansted
Ryanair
1 Aug
STN03:25London Stansted
8h 45m
1 stop
EDI12:10Edinburgh Turnhouse
4 Aug
EDI07:40Edinburgh Turnhouse
6h 45m
1 stop
STN14:25London Stansted
Ryanair
2 Aug
STN04:00London Stansted
10h 25m
1 stop
EDI14:25Edinburgh Turnhouse
4 Aug
EDI07:40Edinburgh Turnhouse
6h 45m
1 stop
STN14:25London Stansted
Ryanair
31 Jul
STN02:30London Stansted
6h 55m
1 stop
EDI09:25Edinburgh Turnhouse
31 Jul
EDI16:00Edinburgh Turnhouse
27h 10m
1 stop
STN19:10London Stansted
Ryanair
1 Aug
STN03:25London Stansted
8h 45m
1 stop
EDI12:10Edinburgh Turnhouse
6 Aug
EDI06:55Edinburgh Turnhouse
20h 40m
1 stop
STN03:35London Stansted
Ryanair
1 Aug
STN03:25London Stansted
8h 45m
1 stop
EDI12:10Edinburgh Turnhouse
2 Aug
EDI14:50Edinburgh Turnhouse
25h 15m
1 stop
STN16:05London Stansted

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Edinburgh

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Edinburgh, view some of our deals below provided by British Airways and Ryanair
British Airways
8 Sep
LHR17:05London Heathrow
1h 20m
EDI18:25Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
23 Sep
LHR17:05London Heathrow
1h 20m
EDI18:25Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
8 Aug
STN03:25London Stansted
8h 45m
1 stop
EDI12:10Edinburgh Turnhouse

Which airlines fly to Edinburgh?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Edinburgh

Popular routes to Edinburgh

Most frequently searched flights to Edinburgh along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
London to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 15m
Cheapest price£33
Nottingham to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time10h 10m
Cheapest price£33
Belfast to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time0h 50m
Cheapest price£38
Liverpool to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time5h 05m
Cheapest price£39
Birmingham to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 15m
Cheapest price£39
Cardiff to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 20m
Cheapest price£41
Manchester to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time7h 30m
Cheapest price£41
Bristol to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price£45
Bournemouth to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 25m
Cheapest price£47
Leeds to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time3h 55m
Cheapest price£50
Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time4h 35m
Cheapest price£57
Glasgow to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time13h 10m
Cheapest price£70
Newquay to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 30m
Cheapest price£73
Doncaster to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time17h 55m
Cheapest price£85
Exeter to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 25m
Cheapest price£112
Southampton to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 20m
Cheapest price£113
Norwich to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price£168
Oxford to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time13h 35m
Cheapest price£192
Inverness to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time31h 15m
Cheapest price£198
Kirkwall to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 15m
Cheapest price£250

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