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Flights to Scotland in 2021

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, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$1,580Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip from$4,234From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Scotland
One-way from$13One-way flight from Sydney to Scotland

Cheap flights to Scotland in June, July 2021

The best prices found for EDI flights for June, July
25 Jun - 27 Jun
$3,820pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
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2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Scotland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Scotland found for this year
2 Aug - 27 Jan
$1,488pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
GLA
Glasgow Intl
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3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2 Aug - 27 Jan
$1,714pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
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2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
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Glasgow Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2 Aug - 27 Jan
$1,854pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Emirates
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Cheapest prices for Scotland flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Scotland found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$1,214
February
$1,193
March
$1,235
April
$1,403
May
$1,254
June
$1,467
July
$1,576
August
$1,470
September
$1,418
October
$1,208
November
$1,185
December
$1,606
November is currently the cheapest month to fly to Scotland. At this moment in time December is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Scotland?

Average Edinburgh Turnhouse flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
SYD - EDI
Price
$1,185 - $2,051
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Rainfall
37 - 63 mm
November is typically the best time to fly to Scotland, but there are other times where great deals are available. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Scotland then July is statistically the hottest. January is historically the period with most rainfall.

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

The price you pay for your flight to Scotland may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 61 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Scotland?

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

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Scotland?

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

Millions of Australians and New Zealanders with Scottish ancestry book cheap flights to Scotland each year to trace their heritage, find out where their ancestors hailed from before they arrived on our shores.

Scotland is spectacular, there is poetry in the air. The landscapes – towering mountains, rolling glens and crystal-clear lochs – are brochure perfect. The cities pulsate. For the gregarious Scots sport is a religion and going out is a national pastime.

Edinburgh is Scotland’s capital and seat of government, a city that has stood, amid the rocky crags, for more than 1,000 years. Its medieval lanes, Georgian terraces and historic castles complement the modern architecture, contemporary galleries and cutting-edge restaurants, bars and clubs.

Glasgow, 74km from Edinburgh, is Scotland’s largest city. It was once the Second City of the British Empire, a fact easily deduced from walking its streets. There is a wealth of Victorian and Glasgow-Style buildings (read Charles Rennie Mackintosh), art galleries, museums and shops. It’s the UK’s second-largest shopping centre – after London.

Away from the big cities, many visitors consider the Highlands and Islands to be the real Scotland. The wild countryside, remote villages, and distinct cultural heritage all speak of Scotland’s unchanging ways.

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Scotland climate

The West Coast of Scotland gets most of the rain that blows in from the Atlantic Ocean, the East Coast is slightly more continental. On the East Coast, winters are drier and colder and summers are sunnier. January and February are the coldest months. Temperatures range about 5-7 degrees Celsius and snow is to be seen on higher ground. July and August are the warmest months, with temperatures averaging 19 degrees.

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When is the best time to fly to Scotland?

Peak Season: 

Most travellers take cheap flights to Scotland during the summer months. This is when the festival season is in full swing. If you’re considering being in Scotland for the Fringe Festival in August, book far in advance. Hogmanay – New Year’s Eve – is a time of great rejoicing in Scotland, another peak time. 

Off Season: 

Winters can be harsh in Scotland, particularly on the West Coast and on the islands. The off season runs from November to mid-December and the weeks after Christmas and Hogmanay to mid-March.

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Getting around Scotland

Edinburgh and Glasgow and other cities have good public transport systems. Edinburgh has Lothian Buses, Glasgow has an integrated bus, rail and underground network that serves the city and outlying areas, Stagecoach Strathtay runs bus services around Dundee’s city centre and First Aberdeen operates bus services in and around Aberdeen. There are good train links too, connecting the bigger cities with more remote parts of Scotland. 

For touring around renting a car is the best option. All the major rental car companies are represented at the airports.

 

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