Cheap flights to Edinburgh

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Flights to Edinburgh in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 9% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$1,330Average for return flights in May 2022
Return from$1,417From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Edinburgh Turnhouse
One-way from$858One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI)

Cheap flights to Edinburgh in May, June 2022

The best prices found for EDI flights for May, June
18 May - 5 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

2 stops

40h 25m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

61h 50m
$1,766

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

18 May - 5 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

2 stops

35h 20m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

52h 15m
$1,773

Lufthansa

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Deal found 17/5/22

29 May - 16 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

3 stops

42h 30m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

40h 10m
$1,850

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

Edinburgh 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh found for this year
6 Sep. - 11 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

2 stops

31h 25m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

36h 30m
$1,657

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

6 Sep. - 11 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

3 stops

41h 50m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

36h 30m
$1,663

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

20 Sep. - 6 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

3 stops

32h 05m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

40h 10m
$1,673

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

Last minute flights to Edinburgh

Late deals on return flights to Edinburgh, departing today and this week
29 May - 16 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

3 stops

42h 30m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

40h 10m
$1,850

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/5/22

29 May - 16 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

3 stops

42h 30m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

40h 10m
$1,963

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/5/22

29 May - 16 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

2 stops

26h 40m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

24h 05m
$2,413

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Edinburgh?

The cheapest ticket to Edinburgh found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$1,680

February

$1,683

March

$1,774

April

$1,958

May

$1,810

June

$2,036

July

$2,017

August

$1,978

September

$1,887

October

$1,563

November

$1,931

December

$2,444

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Edinburgh is currently October; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Edinburgh?

Average Edinburgh flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

SYD - EDI

Price

$1,563 - $2,899

EDI

Temperature

4 - 15 °C

EDI

Rainfall

30 - 60 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to Edinburgh?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Edinburgh, you should look to book at least 60 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Edinburgh?

Monday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Edinburgh. Flying on Friday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Edinburgh?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the morning when visiting Edinburgh. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the evening as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to Edinburgh?

You can access flights to Edinburgh, Scotland, from major Australian airports Melbourne International Airport (MEL), Brisbane Airport (BNE) and Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). The flights from these cities range from 23-59h. Your flight time is subject to the number of layovers and their length. Melbourne and Sydney offer more frequent flights than Brisbane.

Where can you get direct flights to Edinburgh from?

Unfortunately, direct flights from Australia to Edinburgh are not currently available. All flights from Australian cities to Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Edinburgh, have one layover or more, depending on your flight booking. The most frequent route to Edinburgh is from Melbourne with one stop in Doha. Major airlines British Airways, Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways and Singapore Airlines offer Edinburgh flight deals from Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney to Edinburgh. Some common layover cities to Edinburgh from Australia are Doha (DOH), Singapore Changi (SIN), Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) and Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG).

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

Edinburgh Airport is located 13 km from the city centre. Taxis are outside the main terminal, with a 25min drive to the city costing about A$ 36. Uber is also available. The buses Airlink 100 and the Skylink 300 both depart every 30min and take around 30-50min. An adult single ticket costs around A$ 8 and a child ticket A$ 3-4. Purchase tickets on the bus with a contactless card, with exact change or through the TFE phone app. Buses are along the red line outside arrivals. The tram departs every 15min with roughly a 30min journey. Purchase tickets at tram-stop vending machines. The fares for adults are A$ 11-12 and around A$ 6 for children. The airport tram-stop is in front of the main terminal. You can also hire from the service desks next to the multi-storey car park.

What are some things to do in Edinburgh?

Edinburgh is known for its parks, monuments and numerous castles. Climb to the top of an extinct volcano to Arthur's Seat, 251 metres above sea level, for the city's view. Edinburgh is a UNESCO City of Literature; in Princes Street Gardens is Sir Walter Scott's Monument. This monument is the largest in the world dedicated to a writer. Another lookout is Calton Hill, featuring many national monuments. Also atop a volcanic peak is the landmark Edinburgh Castle, a famous icon of Scotland and part of Edinburgh's World Heritage Site. Stroll down the Royal Mile in the medieval streets of the Edinburgh Old Town, where you'll find Holyrood Palace where Mary, Queen of Scots, once lived. Close to this is the Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, featuring optical illusions and an old-fashioned rooftop projector. A short distance away is the Scotch Whisky Experience, a distillery with tours, master classes and a restaurant. Learn about local history at the National Museum of Scotland, or take a Mary King's Close tour to discover the hidden, underground city streets. For movie buffs, you can take a day trip to various iconic Harry Potter filming locations.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Edinburgh?

Australian citizens entering the United Kingdom do not need a visa. You need a current passport that is valid for at least six months and with at least two blank pages for stamps (exit and entry).

What airport do you fly into for flights to Edinburgh?

If you book a flight to Edinburgh, you will be flying into Turnhouse, which is the city’s only airport. Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) is located 11.0 km from the centre of Edinburgh.