Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow

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The best prices from Edinburgh to Heathrow are usually found in November or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

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

EDI - LHR
Price
£118 - £157
LHR
Temperature
8 - 24 °C
LHR
Rainfall
39 - 66 mm
Popular in July High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
Round-trip from £118 From Edinburgh to Heathrow
One-way from £42 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.
What is the cheapest day to fly return 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.

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 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 £62. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £77.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow in July, August 2020

The best prices found for EDI to LHR flights in July, August
22 Jul - 4 Aug
£93pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
4 Jul - 8 Jul
£100pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
3 Jul - 5 Jul
£101pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Heathrow 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Heathrow from Edinburgh found for this year
1 Dec - 4 Dec
£86pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
7 Dec - 13 Dec
£87pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Aug - 16 Aug
£90pp
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 Dec - 4 Dec
£86pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
7 Dec - 13 Dec
£87pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Aug - 12 Aug
£90pp
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
27 Jun - 30 Jun
£127pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Jun - 29 Jun
£130pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
23 Jun - 13 Jul
£131pp
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
15:45 - 17:10
British Airways
Direct
1h 25m
EDI - LHR
British Airways
£34
Gotogate
17:25 - 18:45
British Airways
Direct
1h 20m
EDI - LHR
British Airways
£38
KAYAK
13:30 - 14:55
British Airways
Direct
1h 25m
EDI - LHR
British Airways

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Edinburgh to Heathrow 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just £86, but on average you can expect to pay £102.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow under £100. A good price for a direct flight from Edinburgh to Heathrow is less than £102.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Edinburgh Turnhouse to London Heathrow flight path was viewed by 4,079 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

Currently, British Airways offers the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to Heathrow. On average 299 flights can be found for this airline route daily.

How long does the flight from Edinburgh to Heathrow take?

A typical direct flight can take about 2 hours, covering about 207 miles.

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

On average, you can expect to see 17 flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to London Heathrow a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 71% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 29% 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.

Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Heathrow

Destination information for Heathrow

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Edinburgh to Heathrow
Flight duration
1h 26m
Average temperature for July in Heathrow
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Heathrow
44.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing London

Hourly flight availability from Edinburgh to Heathrow

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 67% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 32% 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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Weekly flight availability
from Edinburgh to Heathrow
Sunday
10 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights