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Chicago to Edinburgh Last modified: Jun 27, 2019 3:31 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Edinburgh. SAS & Aer Lingus frequently offer the best deals to Edinburgh flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

SAS
CHIEDI
Wed 9/25
1 stop
EDICHI
Mon 10/7
1 stop
$702
Aer Lingus
CHIEDI
Fri 8/23
1 stop
EDICHI
Mon 8/26
1 stop
$737
Major Airlines
CHIEDI
Wed 8/28
1 stop
EDICHI
Wed 9/4
1 stop
$1,158
Virgin Atlantic
CHIEDI
Wed 8/28
1 stop
EDICHI
Wed 9/4
1 stop
$1,158
American
CHIEDI
Mon 8/5
1 stop
EDICHI
Wed 8/21
1 stop
$1,163
Finnair
CHIEDI
Sun 8/4
1 stop
EDICHI
Sat 8/24
1 stop
$1,163

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Edinburgh?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Edinburgh, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $720.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Edinburgh?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chicago to Edinburgh based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Chicago to Edinburgh?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chicago to Edinburgh.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $2,158 $1,075
7-14 days $2,067 $1,075
14-21 days $1,837 $1,075
21-30 days $1,315 $1,075
30-60 days $1,315 $705
60-90 days $1,227 $702
90+ days $1,227 $702

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Edinburgh

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Edinburgh is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$702$705$705$741$737$741$705

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Edinburgh by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Chicago to Edinburgh flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Chicago Edinburgh SAS 6/30/19 7/7/19 1 $1,075
July Chicago Edinburgh Aer Lingus 7/26/19 7/31/19 1 $753
August Chicago Edinburgh SAS 8/20/19 8/27/19 1 $705
September Chicago Edinburgh SAS 9/23/19 10/1/19 1 $702
October Chicago Edinburgh SAS 10/12/19 10/20/19 1 $751
November Chicago Edinburgh Aer Lingus 11/15/19 11/24/19 1 $761
December Chicago Edinburgh Aer Lingus 12/2/19 12/9/19 1 $761
January Chicago Edinburgh Aer Lingus 1/1/20 1/15/20 1 $762

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Edinburgh

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chicago to Edinburgh. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$1,778
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
$1,778 $1,125
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$1,125 $1,080
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$1,080 $1,125
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$1,125 $1,125
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$1,125

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Edinburgh

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Edinburgh is $819.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Edinburgh is $1,557.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Edinburgh.

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Edinburgh - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:15 13:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Edinburgh

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Edinburgh. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Edinburgh is $851.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Edinburgh is $819.

Chicago to Edinburgh Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Edinburgh?
Answer: The average Chicago to Edinburgh flight time is 7 hours and 35 minutes.
Question: How far is Edinburgh from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Edinburgh is 3,699 miles (5,952 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Edinburgh?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Chicago to Edinburgh.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Edinburgh?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Edinburgh.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Edinburgh?
Answer: London, GB

Airlines in Chicago flying to Edinburgh Last modified: Jun 27, 2019 3:31 -04:00Number of routes searched: 107Number of itineraries searched: 529,697

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Edinburgh? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Edinburgh. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Chicago to Edinburgh
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Lufthansa -
United -
American PHL
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
Finnair HEL
British Airways DUB
British Airways HEL
British Airways LHR
British Airways MAD
Major Airlines JFK
Aer Lingus DUB
Iberia MAD
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
SAS ARN
SAS CPH
Brussels BRU
Turkish IST
United EWR
United IAD

Chicago to Edinburgh Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Edinburgh. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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