Favourite airline: British Airways
The majority of passengers on the route Edinburgh – London Heathrow prefer to fly with British Airways.
British Airways
14 %
9 %
Virgin Atlantic
8 %
Tip: book 3 months before departure
Save up to 33 % by booking flights 3 months before departure.
106 days before departure
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are £ 8.00 cheaper on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
01h 25min
05h 15min
08h 00min
The favourite connection is non-stop
33 % of all bookings on the route Edinburgh to London Heathrow are for non-stop flights.
Direct flights
01h 25min, from £80
33 %
1 stopover Amsterdam Schiphol
03h 40min, from £131
29 %
1 stopover Dublin
05h 15min, from £88
13 %
Return from £80.00
The best return flight offer is currently available with a departure on 12/06/20 and a return on 16/06/20.


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.