The cheapest times to fly from SOU to EDI are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • September 24th to October 14th (except the week of October 1st)
  • November 19th to March 25th (except the weeks of November 26th, December 17th, and December 24th)

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 SOU to EDI is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $288 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $74 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Edinburgh

Flying from Southampton (SOU) to Edinburgh (EDI) will usually cost between $84 to $161 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $90. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $142. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $52 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $97 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SOU to EDI flight.

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

SOU to EDI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SOU to EDI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Southampton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $36 (28%) 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 $91. Return trip prices are from the EDI to SOU 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 SOU to EDI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 37 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from SOU to EDI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Belfast City Airport (BHD) in Belfast

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from EDI
  • Usually 2.58% less expensive than EDI
  • Nonstop flights available

See SOU to BHD flights

Destination alternative #2: Newcastle Airport (NCL) in Newcastle

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from EDI
  • Usually 2.06% less expensive than EDI
  • Nonstop flights available

See SOU to NCL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, Alitalia, Finnair, Flybe, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Edinburgh Airport to Southampton Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 355 miles or 571 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SOU to EDI flight is about 1 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Southampton and Edinburgh?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from SOU to EDI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SOU
Origination airport name Southampton Airport
City Southampton
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51
Longitude -1.4

Return Airport

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


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