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The best prices from London to Edinburgh Turnhouse are usually found in January or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Edinburgh (EDI)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to EDI flight in 2022: compare London to Edinburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Edinburgh.
LON - EDI
Price
£101 - £123
EDI
Temperature
4 - 15 °C
EDI
Rainfall
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£82

From London (LON) to Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way from

£20

One-way flight from London (LON) to Edinburgh Turnhouse

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Edinburgh (LON - EDI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from London to Edinburgh in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 4% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from London to Edinburgh?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Sunday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Edinburgh?

Users have found that booking a flight from London to Edinburgh at least 61 days early can save you up to 37% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to Edinburgh for as little as £100 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £122 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from London to Edinburgh in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LON to EDI flights in May, June
23 May - 25 May
£37pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
18 May - 22 May
£38pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
18 May - 22 May
£38pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted

London to Edinburgh 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Edinburgh from London found for this year
23 May - 25 May
£37pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
18 May - 22 May
£38pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
18 May - 22 May
£38pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton

Direct flights to Edinburgh from London

Save time with London to Edinburgh direct flight deals
20 Jun - 23 Jun
£52pp
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
17 Jul - 20 Jul
£53pp
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
5 Sep - 12 Sep
£54pp
STN
London Stansted
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
STN
London Stansted

Last-minute flights from London to Edinburgh

Late deals on return flights to Edinburgh from London, departing today and this week
23 May - 25 May
£37pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
23 May - 26 May
£38pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
23 May - 25 May
£38pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton

One-way flights to Turnhouse from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Edinburgh
17:55 - 18:40
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
24h 45m
LGW - EDI
Multiple Airlines
£20
Gotogate
11:50 - 16:35
Ryanair
1 stop
4h 45m
LGW - EDI
Ryanair
£26
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From London to Edinburgh

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

Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from London to Edinburgh. You should not have trouble finding flights to Turnhouse from London; the airport handles an average of 29 inbound flights from London per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 17 airlines have flights to the Edinburgh airport from London. It is only a 6.8 mi journey from Turnhouse (EDI) to Edinburgh’s city center.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Edinburgh for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £38, but on average you can expect to pay £42.

Are there nonstop flights from London to Edinburgh for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London to Edinburgh under £100. A good price for a nonstop flight from London to Edinburgh is less than £56.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from London to Edinburgh?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 118 flights from London to Edinburgh a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 47% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 20% of flight departures

How long is the flight from London to Edinburgh?

Airlines like Ryanair fly from London to Edinburgh in about 5h 50m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to . Airlines will cover a distance of 333 mi.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London to Edinburgh round-trip?

According to our current data, Ryanair (£38), offers the cheapest pricing from London to Edinburgh. Ryanair is currently priced 56% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Edinburgh?

On average you can expect to pay £112 for a flight from London to Edinburgh. The cheapest flight overall is £46 while the most popular route, (London Gatwick - Edinburgh Turnhouse) is currently priced at £50.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to Edinburgh?

Before booking your flight to Edinburgh from London, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Qatar Airways (69%), Qantas Airways (68%), Finnair( 63%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Edinburgh?

The most popular airlines flying from London to Edinburgh are British Airways, Flybe and Aer Lingus. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from London to Edinburgh?

The most popular flight routes from London to Edinburgh are London Gatwick - Edinburgh Turnhouse, London Stansted - Edinburgh Turnhouse and London Heathrow - Edinburgh Turnhouse.

Alternative routes for London to Edinburgh

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Edinburgh

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Edinburgh.
Flight duration from London to EDI
1h 21m
Average temperature for May in Edinburgh
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Edinburgh
42.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Edinburgh Turnhouse

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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
£28 £67 No cancel fee N/A
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Flybe
£48 £134 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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easyJet
£56 £92 No cancel fee 86%
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British Airways
£69 £123 No cancel fee 70%
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Virgin Atlantic
£93 £161 No cancel fee 72%
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Loganair
£98 £342 No cancel fee 79%

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

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BA CityFlyer
£109 £142 No cancel fee 82%

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

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Norwegian
£132 £202 No cancel fee 74%
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KLM
£167 £226 No cancel fee 75%
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Norwegian Air International
£191 £380 No cancel fee N/A
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Hourly flight availability from London to Edinburgh

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Edinburgh.
Morning 6 AM to midday 45% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 39% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 15% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to Edinburgh
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Edinburgh.
Sunday
56 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
19 daily flights
Wednesday
18 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
53 daily flights
Saturday
33 daily flights
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