Favourite airline: KLM
44 % of flights booked on the route from Edinburgh to London Heathrow are booked with KLM, British Airways and flybe.
22 %
British Airways
13 %
9 %
Tip: book 7 weeks before departure
If booked 7 weeks before travel, flights cost only £73.00.
50 days before departure
Direct flights are cheaper
Direct flights on this route are £28.00 cheaper on average than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
01h 45min
04h 45min
Favourite connection: via Amsterdam
Stopover flights on this route are especially popular via Amsterdam, making up 31 % of bookings.
1 stopover Amsterdam Schiphol
03h 50min, from £176
31 %
Direct flights
01h 45min, from £78
30 %
1 stopover Belfast City
07h 00min, from £166
20 %
Return from £78.00
A return flight costing only £78.00 is for example available departing on 06/01/20 and returning on 09/01/20.


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.