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Summary info about Edinburgh flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£21

Best Round-Trip Price

£32

Fastest flight time

1h 05m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Edinburgh from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £21 (London Luton to Edinburgh Turnhouse).
The best round-trip flight price to Edinburgh from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £32 (London Luton to Edinburgh Turnhouse).
The fastest flight to Edinburgh from United Kingdom takes 1h 05m (Birmingham to Edinburgh Turnhouse).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Edinburgh, including Ryanair UK, Ryanair and easyJet.

Edinburgh flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your Edinburgh flight to craft the best travel plan

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 £39. 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 £43.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Edinburgh?

The best price found on momondo to Edinburgh was £16/pp from Paris, which is 90% 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.
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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 Monday when prices can be found for as low as £59. Flights from United Kingdom to Edinburgh on a Saturday will generally be more expensive and average around £78. 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 morning. Flights from United Kingdom to Edinburgh during this time can be as low as £67. Try not to purchase tickets in the afternoon because they tend to be around £88. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

How long does it take to fly to Edinburgh?

The flight from United Kingdom to Edinburgh depends on which airports you’re departing from and arriving to, and whether or not you have a layover. If you fly from London Heathrow (a popular airport in United Kingdom) to Edinburgh Turnhouse (the most popular airport in Edinburgh), then the flight time is 1h 20m on average. If you fly from Manchester (another popular airport in United Kingdom) to Edinburgh Turnhouse, then the average flight time is 3h 50m.

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 49 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Edinburgh for around £53 when searching 49 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 £38 in the past 72 hours.

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 Stansted Airport (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI)

Typically, flights to Edinburgh from London are cheaper when flying from London Stansted to Edinburgh Turnhouse, which has an average price of £45

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO EDINBURGH FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJanuary20% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh costs on average just £106 in January
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO EDINBURGH FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember19% more expensiveIt costs about £157 for flights to Edinburgh from London Heathrow Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO EDINBURGH FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTAugust258% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Edinburgh from London Heathrow Airport in August than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Edinburgh

How long does it take 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.

Where can you fly directly into Edinburgh from?

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.

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 £108 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.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport?

Prices for flights to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport are refreshed on a daily basis.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport?

How old do you have to be to fly to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport?

Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport?

The necessary travel and health documents for your Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


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
easyJet
18 Mar
LTN20:30London Luton
1h 15m
EDI21:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
19 Mar
EDI18:15Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 15m
LTN19:30London Luton
Ryanair
10 May
STN20:20London Stansted
1h 20m
EDI21:40Edinburgh Turnhouse
14 May
EDI20:10Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 20m
STN21:30London Stansted
easyJet
18 Mar
LTN20:30London Luton
1h 15m
EDI21:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
21 Mar
EDI07:00Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 15m
LTN08:15London Luton
easyJet
18 Mar
STN08:10London Stansted
1h 15m
EDI09:25Edinburgh Turnhouse
25 Mar
EDI06:15Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 20m
STN07:35London Stansted
Ryanair
1 May
STN08:00London Stansted
1h 20m
EDI09:20Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 May
EDI22:55Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 20m
STN00:15London Stansted
easyJet
19 Mar
LTN08:45London Luton
1h 15m
EDI10:00Edinburgh Turnhouse
21 Mar
EDI07:00Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 15m
LTN08:15London 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
easyJet
11 Mar
LTN20:30London Luton
1h 15m
EDI21:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
20 Mar
STN16:50London Stansted
1h 15m
EDI18:05Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
26 Mar
BHX21:30Birmingham
1h 05m
EDI22:35Edinburgh Turnhouse

Visa requirements for visiting Edinburgh

What passport or visa requirements are there when 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.


Best things to do and see in Edinburgh

What can you see and do 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?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Edinburgh?

We help find the flight that best suits your needs; momondo compares prices from hundreds of airlines and travel agents and helps you filter them to find the best flight for you.

Can I find flights to Edinburgh with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Flights to Edinburgh with flexible booking policies can be found by using the search form above and then selecting our dedicated flexible booking filter, which will highlight only the flights where this policy is applied.

How can momondo help me find flights to Edinburgh?

momondo provides multiple filters to help you find the best flight to Edinburgh. Filter by price, airline, airport, cabin, aircraft, payment method, number of stops and more.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Edinburgh right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

Yes momondo offers price alerts on flights to Edinburgh. After performing a search on this page you should be able to see the price alert set up feature. Simply provide a valid email address and momondo will instantly alert you when prices change.


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