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The best prices from San Francisco to Edinburgh are usually found in February or March, booked 31 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Edinburgh (EDI)

SFO - EDI
Price
$630 - $1,212
EDI
Temperature
44.6 - 66.2 °F
EDI
Rainfall
1.5 - 2.5 inches
Popular in July High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop
Average price $785 Average for round-trip flights in September 2020
Round-trip from $630 From San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Edinburgh?

Flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh are found to be more expensive on Friday. 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.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 24 days in advance to save up to 32% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 24 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from San Francisco to Edinburgh 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,019, or $1,090 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Edinburgh?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Edinburgh from San Francisco. Prices for February average $994 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $370. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April. Opting for a February flight can save you 30% on your journey compared to booking in February

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Edinburgh (SFO - EDI)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 37% on flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh in September, October 2020

The best prices found for SFO to EDI flights for September, October
31 Oct - 1 Aug
$383pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
31 Oct - 29 Jul
$414pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
31 Oct - 30 Jul
$428pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Edinburgh 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from San Francisco found for this year
31 Oct - 1 Aug
$383pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
31 Oct - 29 Jul
$414pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
31 Oct - 30 Jul
$428pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh

Late deals on round-trip flights to Edinburgh from San Francisco, departing today and this week
30 Sep - 10 Oct
$744pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
30 Sep - 10 Oct
$887pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Oct - 9 Oct
$1,294pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Edinburgh from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh
4:35 am - 6:15 am
Aer Lingus
2 Stops
17h 40m
SFO - EDI
Aer Lingus
$694
Ovago
3:15 pm - 10:40 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
37h 25m
SFO - EDI
Turkish Airlines
$706
KAYAK
6:00 am - 6:45 am
Qatar Airways
2 Stops
16h 45m
SFO - EDI
Qatar Airways
$852
Fareboom

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Edinburgh flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Edinburgh

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $364, but on average you can expect to pay $428.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh for under $400 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Edinburgh for under $800?

There are currently 4+ open flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than $800.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Edinburgh?

San Francisco will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Edinburgh over the next 3 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Edinburgh?

With an average temperature of 77 °F, peak weather can be found in September. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Edinburgh are colder than in San Francisco.

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

For one-way options, check prices for British Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $403. Users have also found prices from $588 and $643 on British Airways and Turkish Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Edinburgh

Destination information for Edinburgh

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Edinburgh
Today's exchange rate
$1 = £0.78
Average temperature for September in Edinburgh
62.6 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Edinburgh
1.7 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

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