Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Edinburgh (EDI)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Edinburgh are usually found in February or January, booked 47 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)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to EDI flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Edinburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Edinburgh.
SFO - EDI
Price
$635 - $1,139
EDI
Temperature
44.6 - 66.2 °F
EDI
Rainfall
1.5 - 2.5 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$635

From San Francisco to Edinburgh

One-way from

$297

One-way flight 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.

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 $1,060 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $736. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a February flight can save you 24% on your journey compared to booking in February

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

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 40% on flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to EDI flights for May, June
5 Jun - 12 Jun
$706pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
8 Jun - 26 Jun
$710pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
8 Jun - 26 Jun
$721pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Edinburgh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from San Francisco found for this year
1 Oct - 31 Oct
$408pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
10 Sep - 1 Oct
$417pp
SFO
San Francisco
SAS
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
SAS
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
3 Sep - 24 Sep
$420pp
SFO
San Francisco
SAS
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
SAS
   
2 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
11 May - 18 May
$867pp
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
11 May - 18 May
$885pp
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
11 May - 18 May
$1,401pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Edinburgh from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh
4:20 pm - 8:45 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
32h 25m
SFO - EDI
Multiple Airlines
$305
Kiwi.com
2:53 am - 8:45 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
21h 52m
SFO - EDI
Multiple Airlines
$297
Kiwi.com
2:53 am - 8:45 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
21h 52m
SFO - EDI
Multiple Airlines
$299
Kiwi.com

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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Edinburgh Turnhouse have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh Turnhouse that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Aer Lingus, British Airways, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $408, but on average you can expect to pay $493.

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 $900?

There are currently 6+ open flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than $900.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Edinburgh?

San Francisco will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Edinburgh over the next 7 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.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Edinburgh?

For as low as $619, Lufthansa can have you in Edinburgh from San Francisco in 15h 10m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Edinburgh round-trip?

Currently priced at $417, SAS will fly you from San Francisco to Edinburgh and back. In addition to SAS, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Lufthansa and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $619 and $620, respectively. Users have found that SAS is 50% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Edinburgh

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Edinburgh

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Edinburgh.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = £0.72
Average temperature for May in Edinburgh
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Edinburgh
1.7 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Edinburgh

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
easyJet
$75 $98 No cancel fee 86%
Flybe
$108 $140 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Flybe. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Air France
$384 $728 No cancel fee 77%
Finnair
$533 $885 No cancel fee 76%
SAS
$495 $921 No cancel fee 77%
Delta
$381 $985 No cancel fee N/A
Malta MedAir
$680 $988 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Malta MedAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

KLM
$504 $1,023 No cancel fee 75%
Iberia
$499 $1,053 No cancel fee 77%
Air Canada
$616 $1,072 No cancel fee 67%
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