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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)

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

$279

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 13% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Edinburgh, book at least 44 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 32% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $877 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $968.

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

Flights from Chicago to Edinburgh lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to Edinburgh in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $479.

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 at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 23% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Edinburgh in December, January 2021

The best prices found for CHI to EDI flights for December, January
20 Dec - 8 Jan
$401pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Dec - 8 Jan
$410pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Dec - 8 Jan
$480pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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
20 Dec - 8 Jan
$401pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Dec - 8 Jan
$410pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Dec - 8 Jan
$480pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Edinburgh from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Edinburgh direct flight deals
19 May - 2 Jun
$707pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 May - 15 May
$717pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 May - 3 Jun
$766pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
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
8 Dec - 10 Dec
$1,175pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Dec - 10 Dec
$1,221pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
8 Dec - 10 Dec
$1,264pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Edinburgh from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Edinburgh
6:30 am - 5:05 pm
Virgin Atlantic
2 Stops
28h 35m
MDW - EDI
Virgin Atlantic
$279
Tripmonster
3:10 am - 7:50 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
22h 40m
ORD - EDI
American Airlines
4:40 pm - 5:15 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
30h 35m
ORD - EDI
Turkish Airlines
$325
Flights by SU

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Edinburgh 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Edinburgh Turnhouse to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago to Edinburgh Turnhouse include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

United Airlines, British Airways, and American Airlines 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 $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Edinburgh for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $401, but on average you can expect to pay $490.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Edinburgh for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 18 direct flights from Chicago to Edinburgh under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Edinburgh is less than $1,072.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Edinburgh for under $1,200?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Chicago to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than $1,200.

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 $590, SAS can have you in Edinburgh from Chicago in 11h 40m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Edinburgh is SAS. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $572 on this airline. SAS is 28% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Virgin Atlantic, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $279. However, be on the lookout for offers from British Airways and KLM, 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 info for your trip from Chicago to Edinburgh
Today's exchange rate
$1 = £0.75
Average temperature for December in Edinburgh
44.6 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Edinburgh
1.9 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 10 airlines 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 change fee 77%
British Airways
$429 $852 No cancel fee 70%
Aer Lingus
$606 $873 No change fee N/A
Austrian Airlines
$692 $900 No change fee 78%
Lufthansa
$630 $975 No change fee 76%
KLM
$630 $1,023 No change 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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