The cheapest times to fly from EDI to MSP are

  • April 23rd to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • September 24th to December 9th
  • December 24th to March 25th (except the week of January 1st)

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 MSP is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1043 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $514 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Minneapolis

Flying from Edinburgh (EDI) to Minneapolis, MN (MSP) will usually cost between $516 to $852 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $518. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $885. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $367 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $690 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EDI to MSP flight.

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

EDI to MSP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EDI to MSP flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Edinburgh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MSP, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into EDI. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $65 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $648. Return trip prices are from the MSP 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 MSP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking EDI to MSP

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from EDI to MSP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dublin (EDI > DUB > MSP)

  • Price for both tickets: $578
  • Average savings: $112 (16.17%)

See EDI to LGW flights

Hack #2: London (EDI > LGW > MSP)

  • Price for both tickets: $652
  • Average savings: $38 (5.44%)

See EDI to DUB flights

Hack #3: London (EDI > LHR > MSP)

  • Price for both tickets: $656
  • Average savings: $34 (4.86%)

See EDI to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air France, American, atlasglobal, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport to Edinburgh Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3741 miles or 6021 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EDI to MSP flight is about 7 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Edinburgh and Minneapolis, MN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from EDI to MSP.


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 MSP
Destination airport name Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport
City Minneapolis, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 44.9
Longitude -93.2


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