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This fare-table for flights from London (LON) to Edinburgh (EDI), Scotland is based on historical data (date and time mentioned). The fares are round-trip and non-warranted, unless the booking is confirmed with successful payment transaction. The fares comprise base fare, fuel surcharges, airline/airport taxes, and our service fee

Search, Compare and Book a Flight to Edinburgh from London

Proceed with your flight reservation using the suggested London to Edinburgh flight choices or perform a new search based on your travel dates. We help you find cheap economy, premium economy, business or first class flight tickets to Edinburgh from London with airlines available on the route. We are an ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents)-certified travel company and adhere to the high standards set by the US Department of Transportation.

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Airports in London

1. London Heathrow Airport (LHR / EGLL)

London Heathrow Airport is a major airport in London that serves international and domestic flights. The airport is 18 miles from the center of London, United Kingdom and it ranks as the second busiest airport in the world by international passenger traffic. You may find nonstop or direct flight to Edinburgh with budget carrier like Flybe and full-service airlines like British Airways.

2. London City Airport (LCY/EGLC)

London City Airport has international and domestic flights and is 9 miles from the center of London, United Kingdom. Flybe and British Airways operate nonstop flights to Edinburgh.

3. London Gatwick Airport (LGW / EGKK)

London Gatwick Airport has international and domestic flights and is 33 miles from London, United Kingdom.

Airports in Edinburgh

1. Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport (IATA: EDI, ICAO: EGPH) is an airport located in the Ingliston area of the City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. The airport is 5 NM (9.3 km; 5.8 mi) west of the city centre, just off the M8 and M9 motorways. Handling over 14.3 million passengers in 2018, it ranked as the busiest airport in Scotland.  The airport has one runway and one passenger terminal.

2. Glasgow International Airport

The nearest major airport is Glasgow International Airport (GLA / EGPF). This airport has international and domestic flights from Glasgow, United Kingdom and is 49 miles from EDI.

How Long is the Flight from London to Edinburgh?

The flight time from London to Edinburgh is 1 hours, 10 minutes. The flight distance is 333 miles/535 km. The table below displays the flight distance and flight time for different departure-airport pairs.


Flight Distance

Flight Time


332 miles/534 km

1 hour 10 minutes


353 miles/569 km

1 hour 12 minutes


357 miles/574 km

1 hour 13 minutes


345 miles/555 km

1 hour 11 minutes

Also keep in mind the time difference between the two cities. London is 1 hour behind Edinburgh.

Note: The flight distance and time are for a nonstop flight (excluding any layover). The actual distance and time might vary, and are non-warranted. Check with your airlines to know precise information. 

Which Airlines Fly from London to Edinburgh?

Flight Route

Nonstop or Connecting




Flybe, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Accesrail



Flybe, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Accesrail


No service



Nonstop only

American Airlines, British Airways, Easyjet

Guide to Book a Cheap Flight from London from Edinburgh?

Though we have made it easy for you to book a cheap flight to Edinburgh, some basic travel hacks given below may help you to save additional money on your ticket purchase.

1. The cheapest time to fly from London to Edinburgh

Traveling with a late-night flight or redeye flight can be helpful. There is no brainer to answer what makes a redeye flight the cheapest option to fly. Not many travelers want to sacrifice their sleep. Redeye flight departs between 11 pm and 4 to 5 pm in the morning.

2. The cheapest day to fly from London from Edinburgh

Edinburgh has got landmark attractions including Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, The Scotch Whisky Experience, to name a few that attracts weekend vacationers from across the world. While booking your plane tickets to London from Edinburgh if you are flexible with dates, depart on a mid-weekday like a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.

3. The cheapest months to fly from London to Edinburgh

Winter, from November to February, is the cheapest season to fly from London to Edinburgh. However, before you close any flight deal, it’s important to take a look at the weather trend and forecast. The evening and morning temperatures hover around the high of the 30s degree Fahrenheit.

4. The cheapest airlines to fly from London to Edinburgh

Fortunately, Flybe, a leading budget carrier, is available on the route. However, it’s recommended not to wait for the last-minute flight deal and end up paying more. Confirm your flight reservation at least 21 days before the departure date.  Cheap flight tickets usually have their own restrictions. They may be non-refundable or do not include free baggage.

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