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Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from Riyadh to Edinburgh right now?
Stay informed about current flying restrictions and health guidelines by visiting the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page is kept up-to-date with all the most recent developments for your Riyadh to Edinburgh flight.
Can I cancel my flight booking to Edinburgh due to COVID-19?
As an ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Edinburgh booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.
What are the best airports for Riyadh to Edinburgh flights?
If you’re flying from Riyadh to Edinburgh, there are a couple of ways you can get there. Here are the most frequently flown routes:

  • Riyadh Airport to Edinburgh (EDI) - 20 flights per week
  • Riyadh (RUH-King Khaled Intl.) to GLA - 18 flights per week

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Riyadh to Edinburgh?
Every airline is different. If you’re travelling from Riyadh to Edinburgh, choose your seat from one of the best six carriers which provide flights on this route:

  • Lufthansa with 60 flights every month.
  • British Airways with 34 flights every month.
  • Emirates with 30 flights every month.
  • Turkish Airlines with 21 flights every month.
  • Qatar Airways with 13 flights every month.
  • Aegean Airlines with 4 flights every month.

How many flights are there from Riyadh to Edinburgh?
There are around 3 flights which operate every day from Riyadh to Edinburgh. You might like to remember this the next time you’re dreaming of a holiday.
Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?
Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing EasyJet, Ryanair or British Airways. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What are the cheapest days to book a flight?
This is one is easy to remember: Ticket Thursdays. We found that tickets booked on a Thursday resulted in the best deal on average in 2021. However, Friday can be the worst day to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2021.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2021, Friday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly, with Tuesday as a close second. That’s definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Thinking of traveling mid-week? It turns out that Wednesdays generally had the most expensive airline tickets, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Riyadh to Edinburgh, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Riyadh to Edinburgh is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

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Every day between Riyadh and Edinburgh,  flights from airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with , you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the between null and null, let us know! 

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We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Riyadh to Edinburgh to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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