Cheap flights from Melbourne to Edinburgh

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

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Edinburgh

All the information you need to plan the best ME1 to EDI flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Edinburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Edinburgh.

ME1 - EDI

Price

$890 - $1,523

EDI

Temperature

4 - 15 °C

EDI

Precipitation

30 - 60 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

$1,192

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$1,192

From Melbourne to Edinburgh Turnhouse

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Edinburgh?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 11% on flights from Melbourne to Edinburgh compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,418. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,588.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Edinburgh. Flights to Edinburgh from Melbourne in October are about $1,437 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $1,082.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Edinburgh (ME1 - EDI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Melbourne to Edinburgh in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 6% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Melbourne to Edinburgh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Melbourne found for this year
20 Dec. - 5 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

3 stops

30h 00m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

25h 40m
$2,423

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 10/22/21

20 Dec. - 5 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

2 stops

31h 10m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

25h 40m
$2,603

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 10/22/21

20 Dec. - 6 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

2 stops

46h 15m
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

59h 20m
$2,866

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 10/22/21

One-way flights to Edinburgh Turnhouse from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Edinburgh
28 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

3 stops

52h 00m
$3,296

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 10/22/21

28 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

2 stops

36h 45m
$3,939

Lufthansa

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Deal found 10/22/21

27 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

2 stops

45h 50m
$3,949

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 10/22/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Edinburgh flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Edinburgh from Melbourne?

If you book a flight to Edinburgh from Melbourne, you will be flying to Turnhouse, which is the city’s only airport. Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) is located 11.0 km from the centre of Edinburgh. There are 0 flights from Melbourne to Turnhouse per day from 13 different airlines.

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.

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.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Edinburgh for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Edinburgh for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just $1,438, but on average you can expect to pay $1,732.

How popular is this Melbourne to Edinburgh flight route?

The Melbourne to Edinburgh Turnhouse flight path was viewed by 1,476 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Lufthansa, at $1,438, was found to be the cheapest airline from Melbourne to Edinburgh.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include British Airways and Qatar Airways.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to Edinburgh?

The most popular airlines flying from Melbourne to Edinburgh are Air France, Finnair and British Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Edinburgh?

The cheapest flight price from Melbourne to Edinburgh is $575. On average you can expect to pay $2,593. The most popular route, (Melbourne - Edinburgh Turnhouse), can usually be booked for $1,441.

Other flights to Edinburgh

Can I fly to Edinburgh Turnhouse from Melbourne right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Edinburgh Turnhouse

Most visitors from Melbourne need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Edinburgh Turnhouse.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Edinburgh Turnhouse.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Can I fly back to Melbourne from Edinburgh Turnhouse?

Returning to Melbourne from Edinburgh Turnhouse

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

Top 8 airlines flying from Melbourne to Edinburgh

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Edinburgh choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$988
Average$1,420
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest$1,010
Average$1,406
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$1,044
Average$1,549
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
Cheapest$1,044
Average$1,533
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$1,190
Average$1,927
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
Cheapest$1,206
Average$1,856
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$1,233
Average$1,683
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
Cheapest$1,260
Average$1,786
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety