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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
£83 - £117
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Precipitation
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

£83

From London Heathrow to Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way from

£29

One-way flight from London Heathrow to Edinburgh Turnhouse

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 London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 37% on flights from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £89. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £108.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh (LHR - EDI)?

When flying from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LHR to EDI flights in September, October
28 Oct - 31 Oct
£72pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
26 Oct - 28 Oct
£74pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
26 Oct - 28 Oct
£74pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London Heathrow to Edinburgh 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Heathrow found for this year
10 Nov - 13 Nov
£61pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Nov - 13 Nov
£61pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Nov - 13 Nov
£64pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Edinburgh from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Edinburgh direct flight deals
7 Feb - 11 Feb
£61pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Feb - 16 Feb
£64pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Mar - 17 Mar
£65pp
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 Sep - 27 Sep
£95pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
26 Sep - 28 Sep
£96pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Sep - 27 Sep
£98pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Turnhouse from London Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh
13:30 - 15:00
British Airways
Direct
1h 30m
LHR - EDI
British Airways
01:20 - 02:45
British Airways
Direct
1h 25m
LHR - EDI
British Airways
£35
mytrip.com
13:30 - 15:00
British Airways
Direct
1h 30m
LHR - EDI
British Airways
£39
mytrip.com

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

What airport do you fly into for flights to Edinburgh from London Heathrow?

For a flight from London Heathrow to Edinburgh, you will be flying into Turnhouse. Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) is just 6.8 mi from the centre vof the city. Turnhouse is the only Edinburgh airport and it handles 8 inbound flights from London Heathrow per day. 8 airlines have flights to Edinburgh Turnhouse from London Heathrow on a regular basis.

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.

Are flight prices decreasing from London Heathrow Airport 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 London Heathrow Airport 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.

Can I find flights from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just £61, but on average you can expect to pay £70.

Are there direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh under £100. A good price for a direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh is less than £71.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh for under £100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than £100.

What days are direct flights available from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 112 flights depart from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 37% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

How long is the flight from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh?

Departing from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh will take you 1h 25m. The distance between London Heathrow Airport and Edinburgh is about 333 mi. All flights are typically direct.

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

British Airways, at £61, was found to be the cheapest airline from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh.. British Airways is currently priced 36% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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.

Destination information for Edinburgh

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Heathrow to Edinburgh.
Flight duration from London Heathrow to EDI
1h 25m
Average temperature for September in Edinburgh
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Edinburgh
42.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 6 airlines flying from London Heathrow to Edinburgh Turnhouse

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.
Morning 6 AM to midday 49% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 34% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 16% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% 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
2 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
10 daily flights
Thursday
32 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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