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About Flights to Edinburgh

Summary info about Edinburgh flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£16

Best Return Price

£44

Fastest flight time

0h 50m

Operated By

2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Edinburgh from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £16 (London Stansted to Edinburgh Turnhouse).
The best return flight price to Edinburgh from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £44 (London Stansted to Edinburgh Turnhouse).
The fastest flight to Edinburgh from United Kingdom takes 0h 50m (Belfast Intl to Edinburgh Turnhouse).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to Edinburgh, including Ryanair and easyJet.

Cheapest flights to Edinburgh airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Edinburgh airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport
Edinburgh

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Edinburgh

London Luton Airport (LTN) to Glasgow Intl Airport (GLA)

Typically, flights to Edinburgh from London are cheaper when flying from London Luton to Glasgow Intl, which has an average price of £86

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO EDINBURGH FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTFebruary19% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh costs on average just £109 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO EDINBURGH FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTSeptember15% more expensiveIt costs about £154 for flights to Edinburgh from London Heathrow Airport in September
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO EDINBURGH FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTOctober97% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Edinburgh from London Heathrow Airport in October than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Edinburgh?

Flights to Edinburgh, Scotland, are very quick and convenient from across the UK. You can fly from various parts of London, depending on which is best for you, in as little as one hour and 15 minutes. If you’re based in the midlands, you can take off from Birmingham and be in Scotland in a similar time. Flights from Belfast are also very quick, and you can arrive in Edinburgh in under one hour.

You can choose from a variety of airports that provide direct flights to Edinburgh Airport. London has an array of different airports that service this route non-stop, so you can pick which airport suits your needs the best. London Heathrow Airport in the west, London City Airport in the east and London Gatwick Airport in the south all fly direct to the Scottish capital. You can also get Edinburgh flight deals from Birmingham Airport, which operates a direct route. If you’re flying from Northern Ireland, you can conveniently travel direct from Belfast International Airport too.

The best price found on momondo to Edinburgh was £18/pp from Dublin, which is 96% 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.

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 March to fly from United Kingdom, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of £87.

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 £99 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 £44 in the past 72 hours.

The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Edinburgh is on a Monday when prices can be found for as low as £86. Flights from United Kingdom to Edinburgh on a Friday will generally be more expensive and average around £111. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Edinburgh is at midday. Flights from United Kingdom to Edinburgh during this time can be as low as £96. Try not to purchase tickets in the morning because they tend to be around £100. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

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.

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.

Carlisle Lake District Airport has an average price of £183 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.


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
4 Oct
STN03:55London Stansted
9h 55m
1 stop
EDI13:50Edinburgh Turnhouse
6 Oct
EDI06:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
24h 35m
1 stop
STN07:20London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
7 Sep
LTN15:25London Luton
1h 15m
EDI16:40Edinburgh Turnhouse
14 Sep
EDI03:35Edinburgh Turnhouse
9h 30m
1 stop
LTN13:05London Luton
Multiple Airlines
21 Sep
LTN15:25London Luton
1h 15m
EDI16:40Edinburgh Turnhouse
23 Sep
EDI16:05Edinburgh Turnhouse
27h 15m
1 stop
LTN19:20London Luton
Multiple Airlines
5 Sep
LTN08:25London Luton
1h 20m
EDI09:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
10 Sep
EDI05:40Edinburgh Turnhouse
13h 40m
1 stop
LTN19:20London Luton
Ryanair
8 Sep
STN03:30London Stansted
5h 50m
1 stop
EDI09:20Edinburgh Turnhouse
15 Sep
EDI03:05Edinburgh Turnhouse
26h 25m
1 stop
STN05:30London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
30 Aug
LTN14:00London Luton
1h 15m
EDI15:15Edinburgh Turnhouse
3 Sep
EDI05:40Edinburgh Turnhouse
13h 40m
1 stop
LTN19:20London Luton

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 Ryanair and easyJet
Ryanair
4 Oct
STN10:20London Stansted
8h 40m
1 stop
EDI19:00Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
12 Oct
LTN10:00London Luton
9h 45m
1 stop
EDI19:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
26 Sep
LTN10:00London Luton
19h 50m
1 stop
EDI05:50Edinburgh Turnhouse

Which airlines fly to Edinburgh?

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

Which airlines fly to Edinburgh?

For flights from United Kingdom to Edinburgh, most momondo users will book with popular airlines such as easyJet, Flybe, British Airways and Loganair. Depending on what airport you fly from, you may have other airlines to choose from.

Norwegian Air International Flights to Edinburgh

Norwegian Air International is a popular choice for users travelling to Edinburgh. It operates 3 flights every week to Edinburgh, most often flying from Kastrup Copenhagen. Norwegian Air International ticket prices will depend on when and where you need to fly from - deals as low as £193 (from London Gatwick) have been found by momondo users. In 29 reviews, momondo users have rated Norwegian Air International at an average score of 9.1/10.

Aer Lingus Flights to Edinburgh

Aer Lingus (7.9/10, 88 reviews) is also a popular choice for flights to Edinburgh, with deals from as low as £202 from Birmingham, round-trip. With 24 Aer Lingus flights to Edinburgh on average each week, prices can vary significantly by origin and availability.


Airports near Edinburgh

Below you will find all the airports in Edinburgh along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from Edinburgh airport?

Well-connected to the city centre, Edinburgh Airport has several options for you when it comes to your onward journey. Grab a taxi, which is probably the most convenient mode of transport and takes around 25 minutes. The taxi rank can be located on the ground floor of the car park opposite the terminal building. Taxis are reasonably priced too, although a cheaper option might be available through a ride-share app. Another option to get to the city centre is the Airlink 100 Express, which takes about 30 minutes and is great value for money. You can also catch a tram from Edinburgh airport, which takes about 35 minutes and is slightly more expensive than the bus. The bus and tram stations can be found by following the signs upon arrival.


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£49
Birmingham to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price£49
Madrid to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time2h 45m
Cheapest price£43
Bristol to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price£52
Southampton to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 20m
Cheapest price£129
Vienna to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time2h 40m
Cheapest price£30
Boston to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time6h 20m
Cheapest price£365
Chicago to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time7h 40m
Cheapest price£381
Munich to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time2h 15m
Cheapest price£77
Paris to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 40m
Cheapest price£16
Cardiff to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 15m
Cheapest price£70
Barcelona to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time2h 40m
Cheapest price£47
Zurich to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time2h 10m
Cheapest price£123
Cologne to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 50m
Cheapest price£60
Los Angeles to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time13h 15m
Cheapest price£455
Dublin to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 00m
Cheapest price£19
Amsterdam to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 25m
Cheapest price£57
Brussels to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 35m
Cheapest price£27
Basel to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time2h 15m
Cheapest price£53
Alicante to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time3h 05m
Cheapest price£38

Visa requirements for visiting Edinburgh

British citizens do not need a visa to enter Scotland and can visit for as long as they please. You will need photographic ID to travel within the UK to Scotland by plane, so it’s advised that you carry a valid passport as some airlines will not accept alternatives forms of ID.


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Best things to do and see in Edinburgh

An extremely elegant city, you’ll have many moments to take photos and create memories in Edinburgh. Get a view of the city and take a trip to Arthur’s Seat, one of four hills that stands tall over the city. A very peaceful area, you’ll get stunning views of the city. Afterwards, hop aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia, a former floating palace for the Queen, which is now a museum. Museum fans can also visit the National Museum of Scotland and enjoy a range of exhibitions from art to science. No trip to Edinburgh is complete without making the climb up to Edinburgh Castle, an iconic landmark which is recognised worldwide. Here you can learn more about Scotland’s heritage and get great views of the city. Finish off your visit with a trip around the Old Town of Edinburgh, where you can enjoy numerous shops and restaurants in the historic part of the city.


Why use momondo?

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