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The best prices from Edinburgh to London are usually found in March or May, 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)

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to LON flight in 2021: compare Edinburgh to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.
EDI - LON
Price
£69 - £79
LON
Temperature
9 - 23 °C
LON
Rainfall
35 - 71 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£69

From Edinburgh to London

One-way from

£26

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 58 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 37% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £80 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £96.

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

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to London from Edinburgh. Users have commonly found prices around £73 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £45. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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 in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 12% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to London in May, June 2021

The best prices found for EDI to LON flights in May, June
17 Jun - 19 Jun
£46pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
18 Jun - 20 Jun
£47pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton
LTN
London Luton
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Jun - 27 Jun
£47pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from Edinburgh found for this year
17 Jun - 19 Jun
£46pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
18 Jun - 20 Jun
£47pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton
LTN
London Luton
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Jun - 27 Jun
£47pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Direct flights to London from Edinburgh

Save time with Edinburgh to London direct flight deals
9 Jun - 10 Jun
£52pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
9 Jun - 15 Jun
£53pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
4 Oct - 18 Oct
£55pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
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
27 May - 31 May
£51pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
27 May - 31 May
£55pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
27 May - 31 May
£60pp
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
14:30 - 08:55
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
18h 25m
EDI - LTN
Multiple Airlines
£26
Kiwi.com
03:00 - 04:20
easyJet
Direct
1h 20m
EDI - LTN
easyJet
09:45 - 14:00
Ryanair
2 stops
28h 15m
EDI - LGW
Ryanair
£31
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Which airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to London have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to London have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, easyJet, and Flybe are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like British Airways with this kind of flexibility.

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.

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

If you book a flight to London from Edinburgh, you will be flying from Turnhouse, which is the city’s only airport. Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) is located 6.8 mi from the centre of Edinburgh. There are 6 flights from Turnhouse to London per day from 14 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to London for under £71 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to London for under £71. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £46, but on average you can expect to pay £50.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to London for under £71 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Edinburgh to London under £71. A good price for a direct flight from Edinburgh to London is less than £59.

Are there last-minute flights available from Edinburgh to London for under £71?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Edinburgh to London within the next 7 days for less than £71.

What days are direct flights available from Edinburgh to London?

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

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

Per day, 43 flights depart from Edinburgh Turnhouse to London on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 16% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 53% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 26% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 5% 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 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 (£47), and easyJet (£53) offers the cheapest pricing from Edinburgh to London. Users have found that Ryanair is 36% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

£20 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 £27.

Alternative routes for Edinburgh to London

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

Destination information for London

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to London.
Flight duration
1h 22m
Average temperature for May in London
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in London
51.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
City (LCY)
Stansted (STN)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Top 8 airlines flying from Edinburgh to London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to London 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
£20 £96 No cancel fee N/A
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easyJet
£47 £132 No cancel fee 86%
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British Airways
£50 £145 No cancel fee 70%
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Flybe
£86 £150 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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Virgin Atlantic
£94 £172 No cancel fee 72%
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Loganair
£136 £271 No cancel fee 79%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Loganair. 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 London

See what time of day planes typically take off from Edinburgh towards London.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 62% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 36% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 2% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Edinburgh to London
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Edinburgh to London.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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