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Edinburgh (EDI) to Heathrow (LHR)

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to LHR flight in 2021: compare Edinburgh to Heathrow flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Heathrow.
EDI - LHR
Price
£81 - £96
LHR
Temperature
8 - 24 °C
LHR
Precipitation
39 - 66 mm

Popular in

October

High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£81

From Edinburgh to Heathrow

One-way from

£4

One-way flight from Edinburgh to Heathrow

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 Edinburgh to Heathrow?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 58 days in advance, which can save you up to 37% on flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 58 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 £82. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £98.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to Heathrow?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Heathrow. Flights to Heathrow from Edinburgh in March are about £74 on average during March, but can be found for as low as £46.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow in July, August 2021

The best prices found for EDI to LHR flights in July, August
13 Aug - 15 Aug
£60pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
9 Aug - 12 Aug
£74pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
11 Aug - 25 Aug
£82pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Heathrow 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Heathrow from Edinburgh found for this year
13 Aug - 15 Aug
£60pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 Oct - 4 Oct
£71pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
17 Sep - 19 Sep
£72pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Direct flights to Heathrow from Edinburgh

Save time with Edinburgh to Heathrow direct flight deals
1 Oct - 4 Oct
£71pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
17 Sep - 19 Sep
£72pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
15 Oct - 20 Oct
£73pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Last-minute flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow

Late deals on return flights to Heathrow from Edinburgh, departing today and this week
6 Aug - 12 Aug
£89pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
2 Aug - 31 Aug
£96pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
7 Aug - 11 Aug
£100pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Heathrow from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow
02:50 - 04:30
British Airways
Direct
1h 40m
EDI - LHR
British Airways
£5
Netflights
02:45 - 04:25
British Airways
Direct
1h 40m
EDI - LHR
British Airways
£6
Netflights
02:45 - 04:25
British Airways
Direct
1h 40m
EDI - LHR
British Airways
£8
Netflights

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Heathrow

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh to Heathrow 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 Edinburgh and Heathrow 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 Edinburgh Turnhouse to London Heathrow have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Edinburgh to London Heathrow. You should not have trouble finding flights to London Heathrow from Turnhouse; the airport handles an average of 18 outbound flights to London Heathrow per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 8 airlines have flights from the Edinburgh airport to London Heathrow. It is only a 6.8 mi journey to Turnhouse (EDI) from Edinburgh’s city centre.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow for under £72 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow for under £72. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £60, but on average you can expect to pay £77.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow for under £72 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow under £72. A good price for a direct flight from Edinburgh to Heathrow is less than £79.

Are there last-minute flights available from Edinburgh to Heathrow for under £145?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow within the next 7 days for less than £145.

What days are direct flights available from Edinburgh to Heathrow?

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

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

On average, you can expect to see 74 flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to London Heathrow a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 23% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 30% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 41% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 7% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Edinburgh or Heathrow?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Edinburgh is typically similar to Heathrow. We can gather that this will continue over the next 12 days.

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than Heathrow?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 24 °C range in July. The weather in Heathrow is generally hotter than Edinburgh's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

What airports serve Edinburgh to Heathrow flights?

There are a number of flights available throughout the day that provide routes to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) from Edinburgh Airport (EDI), including direct and indirect service. Those seeking alternate routes can consider flights bound for London that arrive at London City, Gatwick, Luton, or Stansted airports, with various flights available from Edinburgh.

Which airlines fly directly from Edinburgh to Heathrow?

Flybe and British Airways offer regular direct flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow, including round-trip service on many flights. Typically, direct flights will run around 1h 30m travel time, and will depart from EDI with a destination of LHR. Connecting flights are also available from Aer Lingus, KLM, Air France, Lufthansa, and British Airways, offering a variety of one-stop options for service to Heathrow from Edinburgh Airport.

What are stopover options on flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow?

Although most flights from Edinburgh EDI to London Heathrow are direct flights, there are some one-stop flights with stopovers available. Stopover cities include Amsterdam, Dublin, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, and Frankfurt with flights available from Lufthansa, KLM, Aer Lingus, and others. Brussels Airlines offers connecting service from Edinburgh to Heathrow with a stop in Brussels, as well.

Do I need a passport to fly from Edinburgh to London Heathrow?

Since Edinburgh and London are both in the UK, UK citizens do not need a passport or visa to fly between the two cities. UK nationals can travel anywhere on the island as long as they have a driver’s licence or other form of ID. Many EU nationals can also travel throughout the UK without a passport, provided that they have a national ID card. Visas are not required for tourism travel within the UK, and passports are only required for international travellers from outside of the UK and EU member countries.

How long does is the flight from Edinburgh to Heathrow?

There are many flights that can get you from Edinburgh to Heathrow in 1h 20m. Fly via British Airways to get the fastest option. Edinburgh and Heathrow are separated by a distance of 333 mi. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow from £71 return. British Airways is currently priced 19% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for British Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £4.

Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Heathrow

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

Destination information for Heathrow

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to Heathrow.
Flight duration
1h 27m
Average temperature for July in Heathrow
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Heathrow
44.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing London

Top 6 airlines flying from Edinburgh to Heathrow

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to Heathrow 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
£54 £92 No cancel fee N/A
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easyJet
£61 £112 No cancel fee 86%
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British Airways
£86 £153 No cancel fee 70%
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Flybe
£89 £153 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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KLM
£231 £335 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
£4,064 £4,191 No cancel fee 76%
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Hourly flight availability from Edinburgh to Heathrow

See what time of day planes typically take off from Edinburgh towards Heathrow.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 59% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 21% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 20% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Edinburgh to Heathrow
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Edinburgh to Heathrow.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
35 daily flights
Tuesday
35 daily flights
Wednesday
18 daily flights
Thursday
22 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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