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Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI)

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to EDI flight in 2021: compare Heathrow to Edinburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Edinburgh.
LHR - EDI
Price
£84 - £118
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Rainfall
37 - 63 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£84

From Heathrow to Edinburgh

One-way from

£42

One-way flight from Heathrow to Edinburgh

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Heathrow to Edinburgh?

To save on the cost of your flight from Heathrow to Edinburgh, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 37% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £90 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £108.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh in April, May 2021

The best prices found for LHR to EDI flights in April, May
27 May - 31 May
£71pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
17 May - 20 May
£82pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
4 May - 6 May
£83pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to Edinburgh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Heathrow found for this year
27 May - 31 May
£71pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Oct - 15 Oct
£75pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Nov - 8 Nov
£76pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Edinburgh from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Edinburgh direct flight deals
11 Oct - 15 Oct
£75pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Sep - 1 Oct
£76pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
29 Sep - 13 Oct
£77pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh

Late deals on return flights to Edinburgh from Heathrow, departing today and this week
23 Apr - 25 Apr
£98pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Apr - 25 Apr
£103pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Apr - 26 Apr
£103pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Edinburgh from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh
03:50 - 05:20
British Airways
Direct
1h 30m
LHR - EDI
British Airways
07:40 - 09:05
British Airways
Direct
1h 25m
LHR - EDI
British Airways
03:50 - 05:20
British Airways
Direct
1h 30m
LHR - EDI
British Airways

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Heathrow</span> to <span class="emphasized">Edinburgh</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Edinburgh

Are flight prices decreasing from Heathrow to Edinburgh due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Heathrow and Edinburgh for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from London Heathrow to Edinburgh Turnhouse have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Flybe, British Airways, and easyJet flying from London Heathrow to Edinburgh Turnhouse have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh for under £146 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh for under £146. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just £75, but on average you can expect to pay £84.

Are there direct flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh for under £146 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh under £146. A good price for a direct flight from Heathrow to Edinburgh is less than £85.

Are there last-minute flights available from Heathrow to Edinburgh for under £146?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than £146.

What days are direct flights available from Heathrow to Edinburgh?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Heathrow to Edinburgh on average per day?

Per day, 2 flights depart from London Heathrow to Edinburgh Turnhouse on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Heathrow or Edinburgh?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Heathrow is roughly greater than that of Edinburgh. You can assume this to be the case over the next 20 days.

Is Heathrow weather warmer or cooler than Edinburgh?

With an average temperature of 24 °C, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Edinburgh are colder than in Heathrow.

What airports serve Heathrow to Edinburgh flights?

Travellers looking to fly from London to Edinburgh will generally find most flights through London Heathrow Airport. Flights are available from Flybe, British Airways, Aer Lingus, KLM, and others. Those looking for flights out of a different airport or city can consider London Gatwick Airport, Luton Airport, London City, Manchester Airport, and Birmingham, which offer a variety of direct and indirect routes with service to Edinburgh.

Which airlines fly directly from Heathrow to Edinburgh?

British Airways and Flybe are the primary airlines for passengers looking for fly from Heathrow to Edinburgh Airport. These flights average 1h 25m in duration and are offered throughout the day with one-way and round-trip options available. Those looking to fly direct to Edinburgh from other airports can also find flights through London Stansted, Gatwick, Luton, and London City airports.

What are stopover options on flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh?

There are a number of stopover flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh. Airlines offering stopover flights include KLM, Aer Lingus, Air France, and British Airways. Flights will offer stopover destinations including Dublin, Cork, Charles de Gaulle, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, and Zurich. Lufthansa, SWISS Air, and Edelweiss Air also have connecting flights from LHR to EDI.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Heathrow to Edinburgh?

London Heathrow to Edinburgh flights are domestic flights, so passports are not required for England citizens. Citizens of the UK also do not need a passport, as long as they have a valid driver’s licence or other form of ID. EU nationals will be able to travel freely throughout England and the UK with their National ID card. Visas are not required for tourist travel in England. Passports will be required for international travellers, including those from Australia, Canada, and the United States.

How long does is the flight from Heathrow to Edinburgh?

There are many flights that can get you from Heathrow to Edinburgh in 1h 25m. Fly via British Airways to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 333 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Heathrow to Edinburgh return?

According to our current data, British Airways (£75), offers the cheapest pricing from Heathrow to Edinburgh. British Airways is 22% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Heathrow to Edinburgh one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £43 on British Airways.

Destination information for Edinburgh

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Heathrow to Edinburgh.
Flight duration
1h 28m
Average temperature for April in Edinburgh
12.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Edinburgh
37.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 6 airlines flying from Heathrow to Edinburgh

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow to Edinburgh choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ryanair
£50 £82 No cancel fee N/A
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easyJet
£70 £136 No cancel fee 86%
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Flybe
£70 £159 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Flybe. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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British Airways
£85 £168 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
£212 £391 No cancel fee 75%
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United Airlines
£9,715 £16,752 No cancel fee 69%
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Hourly flight availability from Heathrow to Edinburgh

See what time of day planes typically take off from Heathrow towards Edinburgh.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 55% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 44% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Heathrow to Edinburgh
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Heathrow to Edinburgh.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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