Flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh

Selected fares from San Francisco to Edinburgh

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO EDI Wed, Nov 18 - Wed, Dec 2 $1,139
SFO EDI Wed, Sep 2 - Wed, Sep 9 $1,228
SFO EDI Wed, Nov 18 - Wed, Dec 2 $1,237
SFO EDI Sat, Dec 12 - Mon, Dec 21 $1,329
SFO EDI Wed, Nov 18 - Wed, Dec 2 $1,385
SFO EDI Sat, Sep 5 - Sat, Sep 12 $1,402
SFO EDI Wed, Jul 8 - Thu, Jul 23 $1,429
SFO EDI Sun, Jul 5 - Thu, Jul 16 $1,430
SFO EDI Wed, Jul 8 - Thu, Jul 23 $1,437
SFO EDI Wed, Jul 1 - Wed, Jul 15 $1,437
SFO EDI Thu, Jul 23 - Thu, Aug 13 $1,489
SFO EDI Mon, Aug 3 - Thu, Aug 20 $1,489
SFO EDI Sat, Sep 5 - Sat, Sep 12 $1,499
SFO EDI Sat, Sep 5 - Sat, Sep 12 $1,752
SFO EDI Sat, Sep 5 - Sat, Sep 12 $1,802
SFO EDI Wed, Nov 18 - Wed, Dec 2 $4,705
SFO EDI Wed, Nov 18 - Wed, Dec 2 $5,426
SFO EDI Mon, Aug 3 - Thu, Aug 20 $16,775
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San Francisco and Edinburgh airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US

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    San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

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Airports in Edinburgh , GB

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    Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

    Distance from City Center: 6.5 miles

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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from San Francisco to Edinburgh

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 9 San Francisco (SFO) Edinburgh (EDI) Air Canada $1,430
Earn $14.30
Return Mon, Jul 13 Edinburgh (EDI) San Francisco (SFO) Air Canada

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from San Francisco to Edinburgh

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jul 8 San Francisco (SFO) Edinburgh (EDI) Air Canada $1,429
Earn $14.29
Return Thu, Jul 23 Edinburgh (EDI) San Francisco (SFO) Air Canada

Best one-week trip in July from San Francisco to Edinburgh

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 16 San Francisco (SFO) Edinburgh (EDI) Air Canada $1,430
Earn $14.30
Return Thu, Jul 23 Edinburgh (EDI) San Francisco (SFO) Air Canada
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August

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from San Francisco to Edinburgh

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Aug 12 San Francisco (SFO) Edinburgh (EDI) Air Canada $1,430
Earn $14.30
Return Thu, Aug 20 Edinburgh (EDI) San Francisco (SFO) Air Canada

Best one-week trip in August from San Francisco to Edinburgh

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Aug 17 San Francisco (SFO) Edinburgh (EDI) Air Canada $1,434
Earn $14.34
Return Mon, Aug 24 Edinburgh (EDI) San Francisco (SFO) Air Canada
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September

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from San Francisco to Edinburgh

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Sep 20 San Francisco (SFO) Edinburgh (EDI) Aer Lingus $1,176
Earn $11.76
Return Thu, Oct 8 Edinburgh (EDI) San Francisco (SFO) Aer Lingus

Best one-week trip in September from San Francisco to Edinburgh

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 2 San Francisco (SFO) Edinburgh (EDI) Virgin Atlantic $1,228
Earn $12.28
Return Wed, Sep 9 Edinburgh (EDI) San Francisco (SFO) Virgin Atlantic
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Finding Flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Airports in Edinburgh

Your trip to Scotland will be much easier when you search for cheap flights to Edinburgh on Orbitz.com. The main international gateway for all of Scotland is Edinburgh Airport, located six miles west of the city along the M8 motorway. Several regional and international carriers fly in and out of the airport on a daily basis. These include Aer Lingus, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa and United Airlines. There are currently plans to expand the airport to accommodate an expected rise in passenger volume.

Transportation From the Airport

When you book with Orbitz.com, you'll have the option to reserve a rental car for your stay. There are also daily and nightly bus routes that transport passengers from Edinburgh Airport into the city. The Airlink 100 runs every 10 minutes all day long and drops passengers off at Waverly Bridge. The trip takes around 25 minutes. City cabs are available outside the arrivals end of the terminal building.

Weather in Edinburgh

The weather in Edinburgh is strongly influenced by surrounding ocean waters. The warm waters of the Gulf Stream keep the city relatively warm for its latitude. Summers are cool, with highs in the mid-60s. Winters are cool but not cold. Average low winter temperatures in Edinburgh are near the freezing mark. Edinburgh is known as a windy city, with a prevailing southwesterly breeze coming down from the hills.

Things to Do in Edinburgh

As a historical and cultural center, Edinburgh has numerous museums and galleries, including the Museum of Edinburgh, National Museum of Scotland and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Allow time to enjoy the sights and sounds of this northern city when you search for flights to Edinburgh on Orbitz.com.

Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Edinburgh on Wed, Jul 1, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines KL606/KL1279 SFO 1:50 PM EDI 10:25 AM 747/737 12hr 35min
Lufthansa/Lufthansa LH9053/LH962 SFO 2:00 PM EDI 12:15 PM 744/321 14hr 15min
United Airlines/Lufthansa UA903/LH962 SFO 2:00 PM EDI 12:15 PM 744/321 14hr 15min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL9381/DL9451 SFO 1:50 PM EDI 12:45 PM 747/E90 14hr 55min
Delta Air Lines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines DL9381/KL1281 SFO 1:50 PM EDI 12:45 PM 747/EMJ 14hr 55min
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines KL606/KL1281 SFO 1:50 PM EDI 12:45 PM 747/EMJ 14hr 55min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA6187/AA6562 SFO 4:40 PM EDI 3:00 PM 744/320 14hr 20min
American Airlines/British Airways AA6187/BA1446 SFO 4:40 PM EDI 3:00 PM 744/320 14hr 20min
Iberia/British Airways IB4668/BA1446 SFO 4:40 PM EDI 3:00 PM 744/320 14hr 20min
Virgin Atlantic/British Airways VS20/BA1446 SFO 5:50 PM EDI 3:00 PM 744/320 13hr 10min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL4391/DL4435 SFO 5:50 PM EDI 4:35 PM 744/320 14hr 45min
Iberia/Virgin Atlantic IB4670/VS3007 SFO 7:00 PM EDI 4:35 PM 744/320 13hr 35min
Air New Zealand/Air New Zealand NZ4470/NZ4407 SFO 5:50 PM EDI 4:35 PM 744/320 14hr 45min