Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow

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Favourite airline: British Airways
Flight tickets on the route Edinburgh – London Heathrow are most frequently booked with British Airways.
British Airways
46 %
7 %
Virgin Atlantic
2 %
Tip: book 6 months before departure
The best time to find a cheap flight on this route is 6 months before travel. Save up to 47 %.
179 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Tuesday
Choosing the right day of the week is worthwhile as prices of flights on this route are cheapest on Tuesday.
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 48 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
01h 30min
11h 05min
08h 00min
The favourite connection is non-stop
Direct flights are especially popular on this route. 63 % of travellers will book a non-stop flight.
Direct flights
01h 30min, from £69
63 %
1 stopover Amsterdam Schiphol
11h 05min, from £133
21 %
1 stopover Paris - Charles de Gaulle
04h 20min, from £168
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
Cheap direct flights
Flight details Edinburgh - London Heathrow
  • Flight duration: min. 01:20 / max. 01:40
  • Distance: 533 km
  • Flights per week: 91
  • Return flight duration: min. 01:20 / max. 01:40