Cheap Flights to Edinburgh

Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, is the most visited tourism destination in the UK. Millions of tourists book cheap flights to Edinburgh to enjoy vacation in a city where the ancient harmoniously blends with the modern. Edinburgh is a city of gothic architectural marvels in the winding medieval streets with a bustling nightlife scene. With so much history to soak in and plenty of things to see and do, get discounted flight tickets to Edinburgh now from FlyOfinder and visit this iconic city for a wonderful holiday!

Edinburgh Flights Information

Airport

Edinburgh Airport

Airport Code

EDI

High Season

July to August

Low Season

November to April

Cheapest Month to Fly

February

Most Expensive Month to Fly

July

Best Time to Fly

June to August

Cheapest Day to Fly

Monday

Most Expensive Day to Fly

Friday

Cheapest Time of Day to Fly

Noon

Most Expensive Time of Day to Fly

Evening

Time Zone

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

Top Attractions in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle: The Edinburgh Castle is a popular landmark in Scotland and one of the most frequented attractions by tourists visiting the UK. Major attractions worth visiting here include the Crown Jewels in the Royal Palace, Scottish National War Memorial, the One O'clock Salute from Half Moon Battery, and the Stone of Destiny.  

Royal Yacht Britannia: The Royal Yacht Britannia is among the newest attractions in Edinburgh. The Heads of State visiting the UK have been welcomed by the Queen over the years on this luxurious vessel. The 60-year-old yacht has served the Royal Family for above 40 years and now become a major attraction of the Britannia Visitor Centre in Edinburgh.

Royal Botanic Garden: The Royal Botanic Garden of Edinburgh is the UK's second oldest royal garden. Spanning in an area of 70-acre, the Royal Botanic Garden is home to a herbarium, an aquatic house, the woodland garden, an arboretum, heather garden, a terraced moorland garden, an alpine house, and a tropical house.

Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland and one of the UK’s most beautiful cities, is a center of arts and culture in the country. It is immensely popular for its festivals, particularly the world's largest arts festival Edinburgh Fringe, and the Edinburgh International Book Festival. The Scottish capital is also home to several top attractions. The must-visit attractions here include Old Town, 18th-century New Town, Grassmarket, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Holyrood Abbey, Royal Mile, Arthur's Seat, Salisbury Crags, St. Anthony's Chapel ruins, National Museum of Scotland, Princes Street Gardens, Sir Walter Scott Monument, New Register House, Camera Obscura, National Galleries of Scotland, National Portrait Gallery, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, St. Giles Cathedral, Calton Hill, Scottish National Monument, Greyfriars Church, Museum of Childhood and Edinburgh's Science Centre.

Popular Airlines flying to Edinburgh

British Airways: Top routes served by British Airways from Edinburgh include London (LHR), Dublin (DUB), Shannon (SNN), New York (JFK) and Helsinki (HEL)
American Airlines: Top routes served by American Airlines from Edinburgh include New York (JFK), Dallas (DFW), Newark (EWR), Detroit (DTW) and Phoenix (PHX)
Delta Air Lines: Top routes served by Delta Air Lines from Edinburgh include New York (JFK), Boston (BOS), Orlando (MCO), Las Vegas (LAS) and Los Angeles (LAX)
United Airlines: Top routes served by United Airlines from Edinburgh include Newark (EWR), Orlando (MCO), New York (JFK), Chicago (ORD) and Spokane (GEG)
Aer Lingus: Top routes served by Aer Lingus from Edinburgh include Dublin (DUB), Cork (ORK), Shannon (SNN), London (LHR) and New York (JFK)
Air France: Top routes served by Air France from Edinburgh include New York (JFK), Paris (CDG), London (LHR), Amsterdam (AMS) and Dublin (DUB)

Best Time to Visit Edinburgh

Flights to Edinburgh run full during the peak summer season. Most tourists can be seen visiting in August when excitement is all around in this vibrant Scottish capital city. The weather is a bit warmer though. This is also the time when the 4-week event of theatre, music and dance Edinburgh International Festival, and more than half-a-century-old Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo are held in the Edinburgh Castle.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When taking nonstop flights to Edinburgh from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) it will take around 7 hours. Expect around 13 hours when booking flights from Los Angeles to Edinburgh with one stopover.

Of course, why not! Few dollars can be saved if you book flights to Edinburgh at least two to three months before your planned scheduled departure date. Edinburgh is among the liveliest places in the UK so remember to do advance booking of your flights to enjoy numerous events being held here round the year, particularly events like Edinburgh Fringe or New Year’s celebrations.

The weather is cool in Edinburgh round the year so pack accordingly. You should pack layers of clothes and a pair of jackets to keep yourself warm. Also, do remember to pack a rain jacket as well because the weather is rainy too.

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