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

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

EDI - LON
Price
£41 - £90
LON
Temperature
9 - 23 °C
LON
Rainfall
35 - 71 mm
Popular in July High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop
Round-trip from $41 From Edinburgh to London
One-way from $34 One-way flight from Edinburgh to London
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 London?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 28% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Edinburgh to London, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 42% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £58 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £72.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to London (EDI - LON)?

When flying from Edinburgh to London, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 11% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to London in September, October 2020

The best prices found for EDI to LON flights in September, October
23 Sep - 23 Sep
£55pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
26 Sep - 29 Sep
£56pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Sep - 30 Sep
£57pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to London 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from Edinburgh found for this year
23 Sep - 23 Sep
£55pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
26 Sep - 29 Sep
£56pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Sep - 30 Sep
£57pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Direct flights to London from Edinburgh

Save time with Edinburgh to London direct flight deals
12 Oct - 14 Oct
£62pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
8 Oct - 12 Oct
£63pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
22 Oct - 26 Oct
£64pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Last-minute flights from Edinburgh to London

Late deals on return flights to London from Edinburgh, departing today and this week
23 Sep - 23 Sep
£55pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
26 Sep - 29 Sep
£56pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Sep - 30 Sep
£57pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to London from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to London
12:55 - 18:25
Ryanair
1 stop
29h 30m
EDI - SEN
Ryanair
£27
Kiwi.com
02:20 - 17:55
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
15h 35m
EDI - LHR
Multiple Airlines
£28
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Edinburgh to London flights.

Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to London

Ever since the Olympics, London has been reeling in record numbers of tourists – over 30 million visited last year. It’s a good job that all those admirers have loads of room to spread out in. You could find yourself wandering along the River Thames, diving into the iconic shops of Covent Garden and Carnaby Street, catching a show in the West End, or exploring a historic neighbourhood like Greenwich. One thing’s for sure – you won’t be spending all your money on travel. You can get flights from Edinburgh to London for as little as £26 return.

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh to London 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 London 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 London for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to London for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £55, but on average you can expect to pay £63.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Edinburgh to London under £100. A good price for a direct flight from Edinburgh to London is less than £68.

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

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

What days are direct flights available from Edinburgh to London?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday.

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

Per day, 16 flights depart from Edinburgh Turnhouse to London on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 6% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 6% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 81% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 6% of flight departures

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than London?

Temperatures around the 23 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in London is hotter than in Edinburgh. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Edinburgh to London?

Edinburgh to London flights last between 1 hour 10 minutes and 1 hour 50 minutes. It all depends on which London airport you fly into.

Which airlines operate flights from Edinburgh to London?

Aer Lingus, British Airways, easyJet, Flybe and Ryanair are among the companies that offer Edinburgh to London flights.

How frequent are flights between Edinburgh and London?

Flights from London to Edinburgh jet off every day.

Which airports serve Edinburgh and London?

Edinburgh just has the one airport. It’s worth keeping an eye on which London airport your flight arrives into – it could be Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted or London City Airport. They’re all an easy train, coach or tube ride away from the city centre.

Which direct flight route between Edinburgh and London is cheapest?

Edinburgh to London Stansted is usually the cheapest direct flight route. A cheap flight from Edinburgh to London whisks you from one world-famous city to another. But while Edinburgh can be toured in a day, London is a capital city with an never-ending supply of palaces, cathedrals, waterways, pubs and neighbourhoods up its sleeve. And just when you think you’ve seen it all, another riverside skyscraper or pop-up restaurant appears. Only got a few days in London? Then grab an Oyster card and zoom around guidebook staples such as Westminster Abbey, St Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Place and the Tower of London. Got your eye on a flight from Edinburgh to London? Use our search engine to easily browse the best travel offers out there.

How long does is the flight from Edinburgh to London?

Airlines like easyJet and British Airways fly from Edinburgh to London in about 1h 15m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. There are 333 mi between Edinburgh and London. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Edinburgh to London return?

According to our current data, Ryanair (£43), and easyJet (£48) offers the cheapest pricing from Edinburgh to London. Users have found that Ryanair is 37% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

£17 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Ryanair. You may also be able to find cheap deals on easyJet, with prices from £25.

Alternative routes for Edinburgh to London

Destination information for London

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Edinburgh to London
Flight duration
1h 24m
Average temperature for September in London
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in London
49.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing London

Heathrow (LHR)
Luton (LTN)
Stansted (STN)
City (LCY)
Southend (SEN)

Hourly flight availability from Edinburgh to London

Morning 6 AM to midday 52% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 39% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Edinburgh to London
Sunday
14 daily flights
Monday
17 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
20 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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