Favourite airline: British Airways
The favourite airline for flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow is British Airways.
British Airways
22 %
KLM
21 %
flybe
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
£74
£125
£180
The favourite connection is non-stop
41 % of all bookings on the route Edinburgh to London Heathrow are for non-stop flights.
Route
bookings
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.

£74
Cheap
£74
Expensive
£188

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.

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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.

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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.

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