Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Southampton (from: Edinburgh)

The average price to go to Southampton from Edinburgh airport is $ 221 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 195 (in january) and $ 243 (in july), which is a saving of $ 27 or a surplus of $ 22 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $164 to $218 and it is generally more economical to leave on a tuesday and return on a monday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Southampton before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your Edinburgh-Southampton plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 60000 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Southampton from Edinburgh and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in january, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 195, saving $ 27 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 221). Conversely, july will be the most expensive ($ 243).

Flight Edinburgh-Southampton: when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 177 $ 195 very good price
February$ 190 $ 213 fair price
March$ 183 $ 207 fair price
April$ 188 $ 216 fair price
May$ 191 $ 220 fair price
June$ 212 $ 228 fair price
July$ 221 $ 243 very high price
August$ 220 $ 240 fair price
September$ 215 $ 227 fair price
October$ 194 $ 219 fair price
November$ 184 $ 210 fair price
December$ 193 $ 229 fair price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from Edinburgh to Southampton

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Edinburgh to Southampton range from $109 to $436. 8% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $109 to $164), 1% at the maximum price (from $381 to $436). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $164 to $218 (55% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Edinburgh->Southampton flight

There are 6 companies that serve Edinburgh from Southampton airport: Loganair, British Airways, Ryanair, EasyJet, KLM and Aer Lingus.

Data analysis:

Of the 60000 flights analyzed in previous years, Loganair was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (68% of the time) on the Edinburgh->Southampton route.

Direct flight or flight with layover?

Data analysis:

To get the best price for the Edinburgh-Southampton flight, you should take a flight with one or more layovers (you will save an average of $ 33 compared to a direct flight).

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Edinburgh-Southampton flights departing on a tuesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a tuesday as your departure date, you can save an average of $8. On the other hand, departing on a sunday may cost you an additional $34.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Southampton to Edinburgh departing on a monday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a monday for your return date, you will save an average of $14. Conversely, departing from Southampton on a saturday may cost you an additional $23.


Top prices Edinburgh-Southampton

Round tripDatesPrice
Edinburgh → Southampton22-05 to 29-05-2024$ 156 
Edinburgh → Southampton25-05 to 29-05-2024$ 156 
Edinburgh → Southampton07-06 to 14-06-2024$ 158 
Edinburgh → Southampton08-06 to 23-06-2024$ 146 
Edinburgh → Southampton10-06 to 16-06-2024$ 133 
Edinburgh → Southampton01-08 to 05-08-2024$ 148 
Edinburgh → Southampton11-08 to 25-08-2024$ 154 
Edinburgh → Southampton26-09 to 30-09-2024$ 118 
Edinburgh → Southampton03-10 to 18-10-2024$ 153 
Edinburgh → Southampton05-10 to 19-10-2024$ 147 


When to book your flight Edinburgh - Southampton to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 1 to 2 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 0 to 1 month in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a Edinburgh-Southampton flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a saturday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Edinburgh to Southampton, it is recommended to buy it 1 to 2 months before departure (it is then on average 205 $, which is a saving of 16 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance, you will pay the full price (57 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Edinburgh to Southampton flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?
January

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 172 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 185), 3 to 4 months ($ 180), 4 to 5 months ($ 187), 5 to 6 months ($ 193)

February

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 194 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 198), 3 to 4 months ($ 201), 4 to 5 months ($ 196), 6 to 7 months ($ 203)

March

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 185 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 192), 4 to 5 months ($ 194), 6 to 7 months ($ 191), 8 to 9 months ($ 205)

April

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 200 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 214), 5 to 6 months ($ 201), 6 to 7 months ($ 200), 7 to 8 months ($ 202)

May

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 200 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 217), 6 to 7 months ($ 205), 7 to 8 months ($ 205), 8 to 9 months ($ 213), 9 to 10 months ($ 210)

June

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 200 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 213), 5 to 6 months ($ 222), 6 to 7 months ($ 205), 7 to 8 months ($ 212), 8 to 9 months ($ 208)

July

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 212 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 219), 7 to 8 months ($ 221), 8 to 9 months ($ 227), 9 to 10 months ($ 230)

August

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 202 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 217), 3 to 4 months ($ 207), 8 to 9 months ($ 229), 9 to 10 months ($ 228), 10 to 11 months ($ 225)

September

Best time: 11 to 12 months before departure (average price: 200 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 213), 2 to 3 months ($ 208), 3 to 4 months ($ 202), 4 to 5 months ($ 205), 9 to 10 months ($ 219), 10 to 11 months ($ 204)

October

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 195 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 201), 3 to 4 months ($ 197), 4 to 5 months ($ 197), 5 to 6 months ($ 203), 10 to 11 months ($ 210)

November

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 164 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 192), 3 to 4 months ($ 201), 4 to 5 months ($ 198), 5 to 6 months ($ 196), 6 to 7 months ($ 201)

December

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 201 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 205), 2 to 3 months ($ 202), 4 to 5 months ($ 209), 5 to 6 months ($ 207), 6 to 7 months ($ 210), 7 to 8 months ($ 227)

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, saturday is the day when plane tickets for Edinburgh->Southampton are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a saturday, you will save $1. Conversely, by buying it on a sunday, you may end up paying $3 more.



Edinburgh to Southampton: flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
May 2024$ 365
$156 to $647
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June 2024$ 337
$133 to $613
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July 2024$ 300
$158 to $562
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August 2024$ 271
$148 to $413
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September 2024$ 258
$118 to $473
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October 2024$ 241
$147 to $363
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November 2024$ 245
$156 to $323
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December 2024$ 286
$220 to $336
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January 2025$ 262
$208 to $283
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February 2025$ 254
$230 to $265
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March 2025$ 229
$207 to $262
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April 2025$ 598
$265 to $1475
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, no month is currently cheaper. We therefore advise you to wait for prices to drop before booking your flight to Southampton.



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