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Southampton to Edinburgh flights

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Departure Sat, 12 Dec Return Thu, 17 Dec
SOU Southampton
EDI Edinburgh
return from £170
Departure Tue, 29 Dec Return Tue, 05 Jan
SOU Southampton
EDI Edinburgh
return from £160
Flight route information
Find out further information on Southampton and Edinburgh to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
20%

Trains in Edinburgh are 20% cheaper than in Southampton.

Southampton
£2.4
Edinburgh
£1.8
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
30%

The average meal is 30% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Southampton.

Southampton
£12
Edinburgh
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
10%

Taxis are 10% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Southampton.

Southampton
£2.8
Edinburgh
£3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
0%

A coffee in Edinburgh costs roughly the same as in Southampton.

Southampton
£2.74
Edinburgh
£2.7
Southampton airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 57 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 56 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 98 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 80 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 102 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 75 miles
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
K Distance: 357 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Southampton to Edinburgh

😷 Is it safe to travel from Southampton to Edinburgh 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 Kingdom may apply when travelling from Southampton. 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 much are flights from Southampton to Edinburgh?
The average price to go from Southampton to Edinburgh is of 71.05 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Southampton to Edinburgh at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Southampton to Edinburgh is 160£. 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 Edinburgh expensive to visit compared to Southampton?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Edinburgh costs an average of 3.00 GBP, 7% more expensive than Southampton, with a fare of 2.80 GBP, while train tickets costs 25% less in Edinburgh: 1.80 GBP against 2.40 GBP in Southampton. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in Edinburgh, 30% more than the 11.50 GBP in Southampton. The price of the coffee is around 1% cheaper in Edinburgh, with an average of 2.71 GBP, while in Southampton the coffee costs 2.74 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Southampton to Edinburgh?
The most popular months to book a trip from Southampton to Edinburgh are July, August and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Southampton to Edinburgh?
The best time of the year to go to Edinburgh when flying from Southampton depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Edinburgh from Southampton 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 Southampton -  Edinburgh.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Southampton to Edinburgh?
The total flight time between Southampton and Edinburgh is of around 01:34 hours on average, considering an average distance of 571 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 Edinburgh compared to Southampton?
While in Southampton the temperatures can reach an average of 27.52 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Edinburgh's temperatures can go up to 24.09 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -4.11 ºC in Edinburgh, compared to the -3.25 ºC average degrees reported in Southampton. During the winter period, Southampton can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Edinburgh have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Southampton and Edinburgh?
The main airport route flying between Southampton and Edinburgh is: Eastleigh (SOU) to Turnhouse (EDI). This route is covered by the following airline(s): Flybe. Stobart Air.
✈️ Which are the airlines with flights from Southampton to Edinburgh?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Southampton to Edinburgh are Flybe, Loganair and Stobart Air.

3.8 /5
Reviews: 6
1.0 /5
Ciara
Date 2020-03-24 Age City

ONCE AGAIN FLIGHTS WERE CANCELLED. Please check your information

4.0 /5
Wee Rab
Date 2019-08-05 Age 51-70 City Ayrshire

Good service.

5.0 /5
Becky
Date 2019-06-07 Age 51-70 City United Kingdom

Happy with the flight

4.0 /5
Tricky
Date 2019-05-26 Age 51-70 City Bishopton Scotland

Should have free drop off.

5.0 /5
Annu sharma
Date 2018-04-15 Age 31-50 City India

Very sorted airport and clean. All staffs were very polite n helping

4.0 /5
bert
Date 2018-03-23 Age 51-70 City Paisley

Plenty of facilities fine place to travel from

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3.5 /5
Reviews: 10
4.0 /5
Jay
Date 2019-07-20 Age 51-70 City UK - South East

What is Turnhouse? Have put stars because I had to give an answer. I presumed hoped the airport was Edinburgh!

5.0 /5
Kath
Date 2019-05-20 Age 51-70 City England

I have been an aeroplane traveller for over 50 years using so many different airlines. Flybe’s ground and air staff operate on old fashioned values and customer service making the journeys a pleasure instead of a chore. Cannot fault Flybe in any category. Top notch service.

1.0 /5
Cha
Date 2019-04-16 Age 51-70 City Scotland

Boarding staff horrible at Edinburgh AIRPORT

5.0 /5
Caroline
Date 2019-02-20 Age 51-70 City Scotland

Excellent

1.0 /5
mary
Date 2019-02-09 Age 31-50 City uk

Delays occurred with handluggage lost leading to missed flight.This was a Magor problem as I waited without my essentials for twenty four hours.

4.0 /5
Pat
Date 2019-02-08 Age 51-70 City New Zealand

Edinburgh is a very user friendly airport

5.0 /5
Frequent flier
Date 2019-01-14 Age 51-70 City Meigle perthshire

As ever over many trips they just get better and keep trying to improve well done.

4.0 /5
Colshar
Date 2018-04-02 Age 51-70 City UK

Limited seating and uncomfortable at best

1.0 /5
B
Date 2018-03-04 Age City

See above comment. We still haven?t taken off!

5.0 /5
morsssdn
Date 2018-02-26 Age 51-70 City Stirling

New security search good capacity quick throughput fair walk to gate but travolator helped.

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