The cheapest times to fly from MEM to EDI are

  • January 1st to March 18th (except the week of March 5th)
  • April 16th to May 27th
  • October 8th 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 MEM to EDI is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1596 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $665 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Edinburgh

Flying from Memphis, TN (MEM) to Edinburgh (EDI) will usually cost between $774 to $1482 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $829. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1510. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $681 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1009 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEM to EDI flight.

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

MEM to EDI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MEM to EDI flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Memphis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to EDI, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MEM. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Edinburgh, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Memphis. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $154 (13%) 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 $983. Return trip prices are from the EDI to MEM 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 MEM to EDI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 25 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 MEM to EDI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Inverness Airport (INV) in Inverness

  • 113 miles (182 km) away from EDI
  • Usually 0.59% less expensive than EDI
  • 2-layover flights available

See MEM to INV flights


Flight Hacking MEM to EDI

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 MEM to EDI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Philadelphia, PA (MEM > PHL > EDI)

  • Price for both tickets: $881
  • Average savings: $129 (12.74%)

See MEM to PHL flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (MEM > MCO > EDI)

  • Price for both tickets: $899
  • Average savings: $110 (10.9%)

See MEM to MCO flights

Hack #3: Cardiff (MEM > CWL > EDI)

  • Price for both tickets: $921
  • Average savings: $89 (8.77%)

See MEM to CWL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Edinburgh Airport to Memphis International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4132 miles or 6650 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEM to EDI flight is about 8 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Memphis, TN and Edinburgh?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from MEM to EDI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMEM
Origination airport nameMemphis International Airport
CityMemphis, TN
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeEDI
Destination airport nameEdinburgh Airport
Countrythe United Kingdom


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