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

The average price to go to Aberdeen from Edinburgh airport is $ 229 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 203 (in november) and $ 269 (in july), which is a saving of $ 27 or a surplus of $ 41 (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 thursday 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 Aberdeen 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-Aberdeen plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 8207 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Aberdeen 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 november, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 203, saving $ 27 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 229). Conversely, july will be the most expensive ($ 269).

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

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 158 $ 202 very good price
February$ 165 $ 218 fair price
March$ 167 $ 220 fair price
April$ 194 $ 237 fair price
May$ 178 $ 223 fair price
June$ 201 $ 239 fair price
July$ 209 $ 269 very high price
August$ 201 $ 239 fair price
September$ 171 $ 207 good price
October$ 200 $ 248 fair price
November$ 161 $ 203 very good price
December$ 183 $ 239 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 Aberdeen

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Edinburgh to Aberdeen range from $54 to $490. 1% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $55 to $109), 1% at the maximum price (from $436 to $490). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $164 to $218 (38% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Edinburgh->Aberdeen flight

There are 7 companies that serve Edinburgh from Aberdeen airport: Ryanair, EasyJet, Flybe, British Airways, KLM, Virgin Atlantic and Aer Lingus.

Data analysis:

Of the 8207 flights analyzed in previous years, Ryanair was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (41% of the time) on the Edinburgh->Aberdeen route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Edinburgh-Aberdeen flights departing on a thursday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a thursday as your departure date, you can save an average of $8. On the other hand, departing on a sunday may cost you an additional $19.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Aberdeen 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 Aberdeen on a friday may cost you an additional $20.


Top prices Edinburgh-Aberdeen

Round tripDatesPrice
Edinburgh → Aberdeen20-08 to 27-08-2024$ 138 
Edinburgh → Aberdeen21-08 to 25-08-2024$ 162 
Edinburgh → Aberdeen01-09 to 05-09-2024$ 134 
Edinburgh → Aberdeen04-09 to 08-09-2024$ 132 
Edinburgh → Aberdeen17-09 to 22-09-2024$ 119 
Edinburgh → Aberdeen04-10 to 11-10-2024$ 140 
Edinburgh → Aberdeen08-10 to 15-10-2024$ 150 
Edinburgh → Aberdeen14-10 to 19-10-2024$ 177 
Edinburgh → Aberdeen21-10 to 28-10-2024$ 169 
Edinburgh → Aberdeen23-11 to 27-11-2024$ 137 


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

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 2 to 3 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-Aberdeen 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 Aberdeen, it is recommended to buy it 2 to 3 months before departure (it is then on average 194 $, which is a saving of 35 $ 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 (32 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Edinburgh to Aberdeen 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: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 157 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 168)

February

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 155 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 172), 3 to 4 months ($ 164)

March

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 174 $)

April

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 179 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 203), 2 to 3 months ($ 211), 5 to 6 months ($ 227)

May

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 189 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 203)

June

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 218 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 226), 3 to 4 months ($ 219)

July

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 226 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 247), 4 to 5 months ($ 245)

August

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 201 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 218)

September

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 169 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 188), 3 to 4 months ($ 186)

October

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 220 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 224)

November

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 168 $)

December

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 214 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 224)

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

Data analysis:

Statistically, saturday is the day when plane tickets for Edinburgh->Aberdeen are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a saturday, you will save $5. Conversely, by buying it on a thursday, you may end up paying $8 more.



Edinburgh to Aberdeen: 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
July 2024$ 280
$201 to $371
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August 2024$ 188
$138 to $266
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September 2024$ 145
$119 to $192
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October 2024$ 165
$131 to $223
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November 2024$ 137
$137 to $137
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December 2024$ 507
$507 to $507
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, august, september, october and november are cheaper to travel to Aberdeen. So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!



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