Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow

Our cheapest offers for flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow

Here you can compare cheap flights from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) for one-way or return trips. The following offers were searched for and found on idealo during the last few days. Or start your own flight search to London Heathrow. Prices and availability may change at any time.

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow

Favourite airline: British Airways
Flight tickets on the route Edinburgh – London Heathrow are most frequently booked with British Airways.
British Airways
80 %
Aer Lingus
11 %
5 %
Tip: book 6 months before departure
The best time to buy tickets is 6 months before the flight. Pay only £71.00.
178 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Wednesday
The cheapest days to fly on this route are Wednesday.
Direct flights are cheaper
Direct flights on this route are £106.00 cheaper on average than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
01h 25min
08h 20min
The favourite connection is non-stop
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow are most frequently booked as a direct flight.
Direct flights
01h 25min, from £88
83 %
1 stopover Belfast City
11h 45min, from £203
10 %
1 stopover Dublin
06h 00min, from £238
6 %

Useful information about the flight from Edinburgh to London Heathrow

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.

Flight information: Edinburgh - London Heathrow

Outbound and return from £99.99
Flight duration min. 01:20 / max. 01:40
Return flight duration min. 01:20/ max. 01:40
Distance 533 km
Flights per week 91
Departure airport Edinburgh (EDI)
Arrival airport London Heathrow (LHR)
Destination country United Kingdom
Alternative routes to United Kingdom
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