Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Edinburgh (EDI)

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The best prices from Chicago to Edinburgh Turnhouse are usually found in February or March, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Edinburgh (EDI)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to EDI flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Edinburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Edinburgh.
CHI - EDI
Price
$642 - $1,023
EDI
Temperature
39.2 - 59 °F
EDI
Precipitation
1.2 - 2.4 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$642

From Chicago (CHI) to Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way from

$363

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Edinburgh Turnhouse

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 round-trip from Chicago to Edinburgh?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Chicago to Edinburgh. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Edinburgh.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Edinburgh from Chicago average $799. You can even find prices in February for less than $799, as users have found deals to Edinburgh from as low as $477. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Edinburgh from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 27%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Edinburgh (CHI - EDI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Edinburgh at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 24% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 32% by booking at least 56 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Chicago to Edinburgh within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $897.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Edinburgh in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to EDI flights for October, November
14 Nov - 23 Nov
$381pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Nov - 23 Nov
$414pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Nov - 30 Nov
$449pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Edinburgh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Chicago found for this year
14 Nov - 23 Nov
$381pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
17 Nov - 23 Nov
$414pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
23 Nov - 30 Nov
$449pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Edinburgh

Late deals on round-trip flights to Edinburgh from Chicago, departing today and this week
1 Nov - 7 Nov
$585pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Nov - 12 Nov
$586pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
KLM
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$589pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Air France
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Turnhouse from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Edinburgh
5:05 pm - 12:25 pm
SAS
2 Stops
37h 20m
ORD - EDI
SAS
$363
FlightHub
8:50 am - 5:25 am
British Airways
2 Stops
14h 35m
ORD - EDI
British Airways
$494
KAYAK
11:05 am - 2:45 am
Aer Lingus
1 Stop
9h 40m
ORD - EDI
Aer Lingus
$497
BudgetAir

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Edinburgh</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Edinburgh

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

If you book a flight to Edinburgh from Chicago, you will be flying to Turnhouse, which is the city’s only airport. Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) is located 6.8 mi from the center of Edinburgh. There are 0 flights from Chicago to Turnhouse per day from 11 different airlines.

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

Aer Lingus, United Airlines, and Lufthansa 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.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Edinburgh for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Edinburgh for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $381, but on average you can expect to pay $472.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Edinburgh for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Edinburgh round-trip?

According to our current data, Virgin Atlantic ($550), offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Edinburgh. Virgin Atlantic is priced at 31% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Edinburgh one-way?

$312 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Iberia. You may also be able to find cheap deals on SAS and Aer Lingus, with prices starting from $347 and $463, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Edinburgh?

While on average a flight from Chicago to Edinburgh is generally $1,544, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $339. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Edinburgh Turnhouse), you can expect to pay $395 for that flight.

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

Before booking your flight from Chicago to Edinburgh check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air Canada or Finnair.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Edinburgh, Scotland

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Edinburgh from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Edinburgh Turnhouse

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago 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.


Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Edinburgh?

Returning to Chicago from Edinburgh Turnhouse

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

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

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Destination information for Edinburgh

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Edinburgh.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = £0.73
Average temperature for October in Edinburgh
55.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Edinburgh
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Edinburgh Turnhouse

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Edinburgh choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$419 $1,091 No cancel fee 71%
SAS
$421 $815 No cancel fee 77%
British Airways
$429 $852 No cancel fee 70%
Air Canada
$564 $746 No cancel fee 67%
Delta
$573 $1,090 No cancel fee N/A
Aer Lingus
$606 $873 No cancel fee N/A
Lufthansa
$630 $975 No cancel fee 76%
KLM
$630 $1,023 No cancel fee 75%
Austrian Airlines
$692 $900 No cancel fee 78%
United Airlines
$742 $1,280 No cancel fee 69%
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