Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from Edinburgh to Southampton

Favourite airline: Loganair
Loganair is the most popular airline for flights from Edinburgh to Southampton.
Loganair
60 %
British Airways
18 %
easyJet
15 %
Tip: book directly before departure
A good time to book a cheap flight on this route is directly on the day of departure.
0 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Saturday
The cheapest days to fly on this route are Saturday.
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 88 % cheaper.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
01h 25min
04h 15min
10h 20min
£216
£115
£237
The favourite connection is non-stop
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton are most frequently booked as a direct flight.
Route
bookings
Direct flights
01h 25min, from £216
74 %
1 stopover Belfast International
04h 15min, from £115
17 %
1 stopover Belfast City
21h 35min, from £296
7 %

Useful information about the flight from Edinburgh to Southampton

The seafarers' city 

Southampton, an important port and city in Hampshire in the south of England, has a rich maritime history. Close to some of England's finest scenery, it makes a lively base for exploring the region.

Great destination 12 months of the year

Southampton benefits from a mild climate. The city is sheltered by hills, protecting it from extreme weather and it even gets a little more sunshine than is normal in the UK.

Cultural calendar highlights include major music festivals such as the Isle of Wight's Bestival in September and Soundclash and Common People in May. Yachting enthusiasts from around the world gather for the 8 days of Cowes Week in August, the oldest and one of the most prestigious regatta's in the world.

Some Southampton travel tips 

The Sea City Museum provides the perfect introduction to the city's nautical history. Other sightseeing highlights include the Tudor House and the City Art Gallery. Costs are typical for the UK and around 10% cheaper than in London. There is no shortage of inexpensive restaurants, pubs and cafes making it possible to dine out for around £12. A pint of beer costs about £3.

Getting around the city

Southampton Airport has its own station with regular connections to the city centre, taking 7 minutes and costing around £4. Bus U1C to central Southampton takes a little longer and costs around £2. The city offers rail connections to nearby attractions such as the coast, Winchester and Brockenhurst in the New Forest, with a service to London Waterloo taking 70 minutes. The free CityLink bus running every 15 minutes or so connects the station and city centre. Exploring the city can involve using the local buses with fares of around £1.50 a trip or about £3.50 for a day pass. Night buses cost a little more. Ferry services connect the city with the Isle of Wight, with fares beginning from around £9 for foot passengers.

There is a wide range of accommodation options in Southampton with B&B rooms starting at around £20 and single hotel rooms for around £65.

Flight information: Edinburgh - Southampton

Outbound and return from £115.43
Flight duration min. 01:35
Return flight duration min. 01:35
Distance 572 km
Flights per week 37
Departure airport Edinburgh (EDI)
Arrival airport Southampton (SOU)
Destination country United Kingdom
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