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Flight booking tips

Favourite airline: British Airways
55 % of bookings on this flight route are made with British Airways, flybe and Virgin Atlantic.
British Airways
46 %
flybe
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
The cheapest ticket prices are available for flights departing on a Tuesday.
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Direct flights on this route are £64.00 cheaper on average than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
01h 30min
11h 05min
08h 00min
£69
£133
£223
The favourite connection is non-stop
63 % of travellers decide to book a direct flight on this route.
Route
bookings
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 %

Travel Tips

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
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