Favourite airline: British Airways
The favourite airline for flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow is British Airways.
British Airways
22 %
21 %
9 %
Tip: book 5 months before departure
The best time to find a cheap flight on this route is 5 months before travel. Save up to 45 %.
166 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Friday
The cheapest day of departure is Friday. You can save up to 17 % when you fly on this day of the week.
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 41 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
01h 40min
04h 25min
20h 35min
The favourite connection is non-stop
41 % of all bookings on the route Edinburgh to London Heathrow are for non-stop flights.
Direct flights
01h 40min, from £74
41 %
1 stopover Amsterdam Schiphol
19h 00min, from £162
28 %
1 stopover Dublin
04h 25min, from £125
20 %
Return from £74.00
Flights on this route with a departure on 30/11/18 and return flight on 15/12/18 currently cost £74.00.


Flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow

Between 5 and 12 services are provided every day by scheduled airline British Airways on the popular domestic flight route between Edinburgh (EDI) and London Heathrow (LHR). The flight time of just 1 hour and 25 minutes compares particularly favourably to the car journey by road along the M6, which would take a total of around 6 hours and 30 minutes. A direct flight would be the obvious choice here. This route is a favourite with business travellers or tourists planning a weekend break in London or the south of England. It is the most popular route out of Edinburgh Airport according to passenger numbers.


Cheap flight to Heathrow from Edinburgh

As per usual, the cheapest deals on this route are available for a midweek flight. The journey should be planned and booked well in advance as this will greatly increase your chances of purchasing a low cost air ticket. There are currently no low cost airlines operating between the two airports.


Destination London

Onward travel on arrival at Heathrow Airport is fast and easy using the excellent public transport network at the airport. London-Heathrow is on the London underground's Piccadilly line, and there are also trains and coaches serving other cities and towns in the home counties.