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

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The best prices from Chicago to Edinburgh 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
44.6 - 66.2 °F
EDI
Rainfall
1.5 - 2.5 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 to Edinburgh

One-way from

$465

One-way flight from Chicago to Edinburgh

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?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 15% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Flights from Chicago to Edinburgh lean towards being more expensive in January. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to Edinburgh in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $736.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Chicago to Edinburgh is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 24% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Edinburgh in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHI to EDI flights for May, June
10 Jun - 23 Jun
$585pp
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 Jun - 20 Jun
$588pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Jun - 18 Jun
$598pp
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
30 Sep - 14 Oct
$536pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Oct - 19 Oct
$579pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jul - 14 Aug
$583pp
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
26 May - 25 Aug
$845pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 May - 25 Aug
$851pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 May - 5 Jun
$911pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Edinburgh from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Edinburgh
6:05 pm - 5:40 am
SAS
2 Stops
29h 35m
ORD - EDI
SAS
$465
Fareboom
12:35 pm - 7:10 am
Aer Lingus
1 Stop
12h 35m
ORD - EDI
Aer Lingus
$593
Kiwi.com
12:19 pm - 12:15 pm
Delta
2 Stops
17h 56m
MDW - EDI
Delta
$635
Delta

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

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Edinburgh due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Edinburgh for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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.

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.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Edinburgh for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Edinburgh for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $536, but on average you can expect to pay $595.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Edinburgh for under $500 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Edinburgh, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Edinburgh for under $900?

There are currently 18+ open flights from Chicago to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than $900.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Edinburgh?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 84 °F range in July. The weather in Edinburgh is generally colder than Chicago's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Edinburgh?

For as low as $1,178, Delta can have you in Edinburgh from Chicago in 13h 25m.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is SAS, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $348. However, be on the lookout for offers from Aer Lingus and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Edinburgh for a low price.

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 = £0.71
Average temperature for May in Edinburgh
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Edinburgh
1.7 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Edinburgh

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
Air Canada
$564 $746 No cancel fee 67%
SAS
$421 $815 No cancel fee 77%
British Airways
$429 $852 No cancel fee 70%
Aer Lingus
$606 $873 No cancel fee N/A
Austrian Airlines
$692 $900 No cancel fee 78%
Lufthansa
$630 $975 No cancel fee 76%
KLM
$630 $1,023 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$573 $1,090 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$419 $1,091 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$742 $1,280 No cancel fee 69%
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