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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Edinburgh

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The best prices from Melbourne to Edinburgh are usually found in October or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Thursday

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Melbourne (MEL) to Edinburgh (EDI)

MEL - EDI
Price
$1,122 - $1,921
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Rainfall
37 - 63 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Average price

$1,169

Average for round-trip flights in February 2021

Round-trip from

$1,122

From Melbourne to Edinburgh

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 Melbourne to Edinburgh?

Users have found that flying from Melbourne to Edinburgh on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save up to 30% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Melbourne to Edinburgh from $1,400 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,878 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Edinburgh?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Edinburgh from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $1,349 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $974. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Edinburgh (MEL - EDI)?

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 9% on flights from Melbourne to Edinburgh by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Edinburgh in February, March 2021

24 Mar - 31 Mar
$2,434pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
24 Mar - 31 Mar
$2,706pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
24 Mar - 31 Mar
$4,740pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Edinburgh 2021 flight deals

4 Jun - 24 Jun
$1,681pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
5 Jun - 24 Jun
$1,745pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
9 Aug - 13 Aug
$1,781pp
MEL
Melbourne
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Edinburgh

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Edinburgh for under $1,765 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Edinburgh for under $1,765. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,681, but on average you can expect to pay $2,435.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Melbourne to Edinburgh Turnhouse to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Melbourne to Edinburgh Turnhouse are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Edinburgh Turnhouse have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Etihad Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Edinburgh for under $1,639 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Melbourne to Edinburgh, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Edinburgh Turnhouse have been viewed 1,476 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Edinburgh?

Expected rainfall in Melbourne is more than in Edinburgh. You can expect this to be the case over the next 9 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Edinburgh?

With an average temperature of 26 °C, peak weather can be found in January. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Edinburgh are colder than in Melbourne.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Edinburgh?

A quick flight from Melbourne to Edinburgh can take about 26h 40m. KLM provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $3,018. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Melbourne to Edinburgh return?

Flying on British Airways is currently your cheapest option to Edinburgh, with prices starting at $1,781. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $2,108 and $2,312, respectively.

Destination information for Edinburgh

Today's exchange rate
$1 = £0.57
Average temperature for February in Edinburgh
8.0 °C
Avg rainfall for February in Edinburgh
48.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 8 airlines flying from Melbourne to Edinburgh

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
$754 $1,050 No cancel fee 75%
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China Southern
$738 $1,061 No cancel fee 69%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Southern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Qatar Airways
$780 $1,145 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
$780 $1,157 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$921 $1,257 No cancel fee 74%
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KLM
$941 $1,334 No cancel fee 75%
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British Airways
$901 $1,387 No cancel fee 70%
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Singapore Airlines
$889 $1,440 No cancel fee 81%
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