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Travelers usually depart from Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh - Hanover St Bus stop, Edinburgh-Bankhead, or Edinburgh-Balgreen when they travel from Edinburgh to San Francisco. Book your trip to arrive at San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Norse Atlantic Airways, United Airlines, easyJet, and Lufthansa. Edinburgh and San Francisco have 360 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and Big Sur.

Check-in for a flight from Edinburgh to San Francisco

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Norse Atlantic AirwaysNBTN0YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
0

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  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
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  • No quarantine is required for vaccinated travelers
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Most travelers from Edinburgh, EDI can enter San Francisco, SFO, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is required for United States
  • No quarantine is required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is required
  • No quarantine is required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Edinburgh?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Edinburgh and London, Rome, Barcelona, Budapest, Amsterdam, Athens, Lisbon, Paris, Palma, Majorca, Istanbul, Madrid, New York, Kraków, Malta, Copenhagen, Alicante, Tenerife, Bucharest, Brussels, Warsaw.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and London, Dublin, Manchester, Manila, Athens, Tallinn, New Delhi, Las Vegas, Denpasar, Bengaluru, Riga, Chennai, Atlanta, Bangkok, Washington, D.C., Hyderabad, Los Angeles, New York, Detroit, Phuket City.
What airports are near Edinburgh?
The main airport in Edinburgh is Edinburgh Airport. It is also served by Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Inverness, Glasgow Prestwick, Durham Tees Valley, Dundee.
What airports are near San Francisco?
The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What buses and trains depart from Edinburgh?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Edinburgh, including Edinburgh Trams.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Edinburgh and San Francisco?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Edinburgh and San Francisco thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Edinburgh and San Francisco can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Edinburgh and San Francisco?
Currently, you can fly between Edinburgh and San Francisco with Ryanair, Norse Atlantic Airways, United Airlines, easyJet, Lufthansa.
When's the best time to travel between Edinburgh and San Francisco?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Edinburgh and San Francisco, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
What flights operate between Edinburgh and San Francisco?
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What time do flights between Edinburgh and San Francisco depart?
What time do flights between Edinburgh and San Francisco arrive?

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