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Edinburgh to San Francisco flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Edinburgh and San Francisco take, on average, 18 h and 18 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Edinburgh with San Francisco found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High seasonAccording to search data from our customers, June is the busiest time to fly from Edinburgh to San Francisco
Best time to bookAccording to real data April is the most popular time to book a flight to San Francisco when departing from Edinburgh

Cheap last minute flights to San Francisco

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Departure Wed, 11 Aug Return Wed, 18 Aug
EDI Edinburgh
SFO San Francisco
return from £511
Departure Sun, 29 Aug Return Sun, 05 Sep
EDI Edinburgh
SFO San Francisco
return from £414
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.4 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.72 GBP
Last checked on 31 July 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
20%

Trains are 20% more expensive in San Francisco than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£1.8
San Francisco
£2.16
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
4%

A meal in San Francisco is 4% cheaper than a meal in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£15
San Francisco
£14.38
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
16%

A taxi fare in San Francisco is 16% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£3
San Francisco
£2.52
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
20%

Coffee is 20% more expensive in San Francisco than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£2.76
San Francisco
£3.4
Edinburgh airports
  • ( Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 42 miles
  • ( Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 63 miles
San Francisco airports
  • ( San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( Oakland Intl (OAK)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Embarkader (EMB)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
K Distance: 5047 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco

😷 Is it safe to travel from Edinburgh to San Francisco during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United States may apply when travelling from Edinburgh. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Edinburgh to San Francisco is 414£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is San Francisco expensive to visit compared to Edinburgh?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in San Francisco costs an average of 2.55 GBP, 15% cheaper than Edinburgh, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 21% more in San Francisco: 2.18 GBP against 1.80 GBP in Edinburgh. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 14.55 GBP in San Francisco, 3% less than the 15.00 GBP in Edinburgh. The price of the coffee is around 25% more expensive in San Francisco, with an average of 3.44 GBP , while in Edinburgh the coffee costs 2.76 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Edinburgh to San Francisco?
The most popular months to book a trip from Edinburgh to San Francisco are April, November and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Edinburgh to San Francisco?
The best time of the year to go to San Francisco when flying from Edinburgh depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, June is the top 1º month to fly to San Francisco from Edinburgh in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Edinburgh -  San Francisco.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Edinburgh to San Francisco?
The total flight time between Edinburgh and San Francisco is of around 18:18 hours on average, considering an average distance of 13,717 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in San Francisco compared to Edinburgh?
While in Edinburgh the temperatures can reach an average of 24.09 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,San Francisco's temperatures can go up to 32.98 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 2.36 ºC in San Francisco, compared to the -4.11 ºC average degrees reported in Edinburgh. During the winter period, Edinburgh can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while San Francisco have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Edinburgh to San Francisco are:
  • Virgin Atlantic, stoping in London for 150 minutes minimun.
  • Delta Air Lines, with 75 minutes scale in Amsterdam.
  • Delta Air Lines, with 75 minutes scale in Amsterdam.
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