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Cheap Flights to Edinburgh

Round-trip from RM 2,593 From Kuala Lumpur to Edinburgh
One-way from RM 655 One-way flight from Kuala Lumpur to Edinburgh
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheapest prices for Edinburgh flights by month

January
RM 3,236
February
RM 3,106
March
RM 2,520
April
RM 3,318
May
RM 3,306
June
RM 3,451
July
RM 3,533
August
RM 3,839
September
RM 3,215
October
RM 3,207
November
RM 3,086
December
RM 3,490
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Edinburgh is March. The most expensive month for flights is August. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Edinburgh?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
MY1 - EDI
Price
RM 2,520 - RM 4,386
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Rainfall
37 - 63 mm
March is typically the best time to fly to Edinburgh, but there are other times where great deals are available. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Edinburgh, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being January.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Edinburgh?

Monday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Edinburgh. Flying on Friday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Edinburgh?

Edinburgh flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the afternoon. Booking a flight at midday will likely mean higher prices.

Attracting nearly 12 million visitors a year, Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital seamlessly blends ancient with modern living. Examples are dotted throughout the city from the new Scottish Parliament building to the imposing Edinburgh Castle that sits high on the hilltop commanding every visitor’s attention. Most people who book a flight to Edinburgh make sure and book a tour of the castle well in advance to beat the crowds

It may sound ironic that an ancient city with its winding medieval streets and gothic architecture would be one of the liveliest cities in Europe. Not only does it have a buzzing nightlife scene but every August four festivals including the world’s largest, “the Fringe”, take place there transforming the city into one big celebration. Beyond the city walls, visitors can explore the rural area of the Lothians: East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian. All three areas provide a relaxing break to the hustle and bustle of modern day life. Midlothian is probably the most visited thanks to its Rosslyn Chapel being featured in the recent Da Vinci Code film. Fans of the movie who are booking flights to Edinburgh should plan a stop to Midlothian as part of their visit. 

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Edinburgh climate

The Gulf Stream keeps Edinburgh’s climate mild, although the weather can change quickly — a rainy morning can give way to a sunny afternoon. Edinburgh is also subject to the haar, a cold mist or fog that blows in from the North Sea.May and June are dry and sunny, with average temperatures ranging from the single digits (Celsius) to mid teens, and the temperature rises to the high teens for July and August. Summer days are long, staying light until 10pm or 11pm. Winters are damp and chilly, with temperatures close to, but rarely dropping, below freezing.

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When is the best time to fly to Edinburgh?

Peak Season:

Edinburgh has up to six major arts festivals in August, and flights to Edinburgh get booked up very quickly. July and August are further inundated with visitors when the British schools are on holiday. For this time of year, reserve your hotels and event tickets well in advance.

Hogmanay, the New Year celebration, is also a holiday that requires advance reservations.

Off Season:

The winter months can be very harsh. The weeks following Hogmanay to Easter are low-season. Some tourist attractions close between November and Easter.

Shoulder Season:

The “in-between” months of May-June and September-October (with the exception of the half-term school holidays) are shoulder season when visitors can enjoy mild weather, uncrowded attractions and lower hotel rates.

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Getting around Edinburgh

Bring some sturdy shoes with you to Edinburgh. Walking is the best way to explore and your feet will thank you while you trip over the cobblestone streets. Biking is popular as well. If you can get past the ups and downs of the hills, there are plenty of bike paths and lanes to pedal on. It shouldn’t take you more than half an hour to get anywhere. Buses are extremely efficient. They blanket the city and there’s a night bus service if you’re out late. Make sure you have exact change on you for a bus ticket, or purchase a day ticket if you’re planning on riding around all day. Sightseeing hop-on, hop-off buses offer guided tours and stop at major attractions. 

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