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Cheap Flights to Edinburgh

Popular in August High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price ₹ 73,363 Average for round-trip flights in August 2020
Round-trip from ₹ 38,289 From New Delhi to Edinburgh
One-way from ₹ 739 One-way flight from New Delhi to Edinburgh
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheapest prices for Edinburgh flights by month

January
₹ 51,523
February
₹ 58,501
March
₹ 54,967
April
₹ 59,099
May
₹ 63,234
June
₹ 59,729
July
₹ 61,867
August
₹ 62,179
September
₹ 59,723
October
₹ 53,998
November
₹ 56,657
December
₹ 57,525
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Edinburgh is January. The most expensive month for flights is May. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Edinburgh?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
DEL - EDI
Price
₹ 51,523 - ₹ 85,285
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Rainfall
37 - 63 mm

Peak Season:

There are two main events that take place in Edinburgh, the Hogmanay celebration which sees in the New Year and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, which is the world’s largest arts festival. This takes place in August. You’ll struggle to find the cheapest flights for these events, but if you plan ahead and book as much in advance as you can you can steal a bargain. August also sees the Edinburgh International Festival, a four week event of dance, music and theatre. On top of that, also in August, is the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. It’s a fantastic event with close to a thousand dancers, musicians, drummers and pipers from all over the world. Make sure to book your flights to Edinburgh well in advance if you wish to attend any of these festivities.

Off Season:

There isn’t really an off season, but for the best chances of finding cheap flights to Edinburgh avoid booking late for August and Christmas time. You can find the cheapest flights to Edinburgh from September to December, excluding Christmas time. Flights to Edinburgh can vary from as little as £30 to as much as £500, so make sure to get your flight tickets sorted well before any events and busy periods.

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

If you plan well you can save a few pounds and find cheap flights to Edinburgh. Ideally it’s best to get your flight tickets booked as soon as possible, especially if you want to visit the Fringe or New Year’s celebrations. Being flexible and not having your heart set on one particular week will make it easier for you to find cheap flights to Edinburgh, but as a general rule try to book at least a minimum of 2-3 weeks before you fly, but aim to book much more in advance if you can to save the most on tour flight tickets.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Edinburgh?

At the moment, Sunday is the most economical day to take a flight to Edinburgh. Wednesday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Edinburgh?

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

How long is the flight to Edinburgh?

Flights from London (All airports) to Edinburgh – 1 hour 20 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Edinburgh – 1 hour 05 minutes

Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh – 1 hour 15 minutes

Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh – 1 hour 10 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Edinburgh?

The cheapest flights to Edinburgh are normally operated by Air France, Finnair, Flybe or KLM. As Edinburgh is a relatively popular destination for short breaks and vacations, there are normally competitive prices and cheap flights to Edinburgh throughout the year.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

The airport is roughly 12km from the city centre and there are a few different transport options to get you there. You can get the Airlink 100 express and N22 night buses to Waverley Bridge. Normally it takes around 25 minutes.  Lothian Bus No 35 also covers the route but does stop off at different places on the way and continues on to Leith. You could also hire a car or take a taxi from the airport. Trams are also an option that are frequent and normally very reliable. You can change at Edinburgh Park and Haymarket stations if you need to continue on somewhere else.

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