Cheap flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh

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The best prices from Heathrow to Edinburgh are usually found in January or November, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI)

LHR - EDI
Price
£126 - £166
EDI
Temperature
7 - 19 °C
EDI
Rainfall
37 - 63 mm
Popular in August High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop
Round-trip from £126 From Heathrow to Edinburgh
One-way from £96 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.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Heathrow to Edinburgh?

Flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh are generally found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Edinburgh.

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 38% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £71 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £91.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh in July, August 2020

The best prices found for LHR to EDI flights in July, August
3 Jul - 8 Jul
£93pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Jul - 28 Jul
£94pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Jul - 31 Jul
£97pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to Edinburgh 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from Heathrow found for this year
9 Nov - 13 Nov
£80pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Nov - 18 Nov
£83pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Nov - 23 Nov
£84pp
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
9 Nov - 17 Nov
£80pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Nov - 18 Nov
£83pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Nov - 23 Nov
£84pp
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
26 Jun - 29 Jun
£109pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
25 Jun - 8 Jul
£130pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Jun - 3 Jul
£138pp
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
07:40 - 09:05
British Airways
Direct
1h 25m
LHR - EDI
British Airways
16:25 - 03:35
KLM
1 stop
11h 10m
LHR - EDI
KLM
£85
Gotogate
16:10 - 03:35
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
11h 25m
LHR - EDI
Multiple Airlines
£86
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Heathrow to Edinburgh 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just £80, but on average you can expect to pay £93.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh under £100. A good price for a direct flight from Heathrow to Edinburgh is less than £93.

Are there last-minute flights available from Heathrow to Edinburgh for under £200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh within the next 7 days for less than £200.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh Turnhouse have been viewed 5,931 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

British Airways offers the cheapest flights from Heathrow to Edinburgh. Per day you can find on average 1 flight for this route and airline.

How long does the flight from Heathrow to Edinburgh take?

You can expect a flight time of up to 2 hours for a direct flight. Airlines will travel a distance of up to 207 miles.

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

Per day, 5 flights depart from London Heathrow to Edinburgh Turnhouse on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 80% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 20% 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 similar to Edinburgh. You can assume this to be the case over the next 17 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.

Alternative routes for Heathrow to Edinburgh

Destination information for Edinburgh

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Heathrow to Edinburgh
Flight duration
1h 25m
Average temperature for July in Edinburgh
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Edinburgh
44.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Hourly flight availability from Heathrow to Edinburgh

Morning 6 AM to midday 92% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 7% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Heathrow to Edinburgh
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
13 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights