Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow

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Edinburgh (EDI) to Heathrow (LHR)

EDI - LHR
Price
£82 - £97
LHR
Temperature
8 - 24 °C
LHR
Rainfall
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

£82

From Edinburgh to Heathrow

One-way from

£37

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 £99.

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 £75 on average during March, but can be found for as low as £47.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow in April, May 2021

7 May - 9 May
£80pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
29 May - 30 May
£80pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
12 May - 14 May
£81pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Heathrow 2021 flight deals

14 Oct - 18 Oct
£72pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
7 Nov - 19 Nov
£77pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
17 Sep - 20 Sep
£78pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Direct flights to Heathrow from Edinburgh

17 Sep - 20 Sep
£78pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
7 May - 9 May
£80pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
12 May - 14 May
£81pp
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

17 Apr - 17 Apr
£90pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
19 Apr - 26 Apr
£101pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
21 Apr - 25 Apr
£111pp
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

06:15 - 07:50
British Airways
Direct
1h 35m
EDI - LHR
British Airways
03:55 - 05:30
British Airways
Direct
1h 35m
EDI - LHR
British Airways
£41
mytrip.com
03:40 - 05:15
British Airways
Direct
1h 35m
EDI - LHR
British Airways

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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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow for under £146. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just £77, but on average you can expect to pay £88.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow under £146. A good price for a direct flight from Edinburgh to Heathrow is less than £90.

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

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

What days are direct flights available from Edinburgh to Heathrow?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 11 flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to London Heathrow a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 55% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 45% 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 less than Heathrow. We can gather that this will continue over the next 13 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 25m. 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 £78 return. British Airways is currently priced 13% 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 £38.

Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Heathrow

Destination information for Heathrow

Flight duration
1h 29m
Average temperature for April in Heathrow
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Heathrow
48.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing London

Top 6 airlines flying from Edinburgh to Heathrow

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

Morning 6 AM to midday 81% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 19% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% 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
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
13 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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