The cheapest times to fly from EDI to LIN are

  • January 1st to April 1st (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 7th to May 20th
  • October 29th to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from EDI to LIN is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1164 for Saturday flights during late October, or as low as $151 for Monday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Milan

Flying from Edinburgh (EDI) to Milan (LIN) will usually cost between $152 to $246 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $154. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October, with an average price of $524. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $370 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $171 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EDI to LIN flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the EDI to LIN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

EDI to LIN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EDI to LIN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Edinburgh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LIN, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into EDI. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Milan, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Edinburgh. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $32 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $170. Return trip prices are from the LIN to EDI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from EDI to LIN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 37 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from EDI to LIN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Treviso Airport (TSF) in Venice

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from LIN
  • Usually 26.79% less expensive than LIN
  • Nonstop flights available

See EDI to TSF flights

Destination alternative #2: Bergamo Orio Al Serio Airport (BGY) in Bergamo

  • 26 miles (42 km) away from LIN
  • Usually 9.22% less expensive than LIN
  • Nonstop flights available

See EDI to BGY flights

Destination alternative #3: Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Milan

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LIN
  • Usually 3.95% less expensive than LIN
  • Nonstop flights available

See EDI to MXP flights

Destination alternative #4: Marco Polo International Airport (VCE) in Venice

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from LIN
  • Usually 3.95% less expensive than LIN
  • Nonstop flights available

See EDI to VCE flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from EDI to LIN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, easyJet, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Milano Linate Airport to Edinburgh Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 909 miles or 1463 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from EDI to LIN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EDI to LIN flight is about 2 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Edinburgh and Milan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from EDI to LIN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EDI
Origination airport name Edinburgh Airport
City Edinburgh
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 56
Longitude -3.4

Return Airport

Destination code LIN
Destination airport name Milano Linate Airport
City Milan
Country Italy
Latitude 45.4
Longitude 9.3


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