EDI - LHR
£90 - £120
8 - 24 °C
39 - 66 mm
High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
From Edinburgh to Heathrow
One-way flight from Edinburgh to Heathrow
Leaving on a Wednesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 34% on the overall cost on flights 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 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 42% on flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow 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 £74. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £92.
A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Edinburgh to Heathrow at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 6% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.
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.
Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, Flybe, and United Airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to London Heathrow have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.
Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow for under £77. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just £61, but on average you can expect to pay £69.
Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow under £77. A good price for a direct flight from Edinburgh to Heathrow is less than £76.
There are currently 20+ open flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow within the next 7 days for less than £77.
Direct flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Wednesday.
On average, you can expect to see 78 flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to London Heathrow a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 15% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 19% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 40% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 26% of flight departures
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 13 days.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cheapflights users have booked flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow from £61 return. British Airways is currently priced 42% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.
For one-way options, check prices for British Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £30.
|Morning 6 AM to midday||51% of flight departures|
|Afternoon Midday to 6 PM||30% of flight departures|
|Evening 6 PM to midnight||16% of flight departures|
|Early morning Midnight to 6 AM||3% of flight departures|