Cheap flights from Edinburgh to London

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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
£53 - £117
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 £53 From Edinburgh to London
One-way from £45 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 £62 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £77.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to London in July, August 2020

The best prices found for EDI to LON flights in July, August
6 Jul - 9 Jul
£66pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
13 Jul - 19 Jul
£71pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
13 Jul - 19 Jul
£72pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to London 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from Edinburgh found for this year
6 Oct - 8 Oct
£61pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Oct - 7 Oct
£63pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
7 Dec - 13 Dec
£66pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Direct flights to London from Edinburgh

Save time with Edinburgh to London direct flight deals
6 Oct - 8 Oct
£61pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Oct - 7 Oct
£63pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
19 Sep - 26 Sep
£66pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
Direct
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
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 Jun - 4 Jul
£101pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
27 Jun - 4 Jul
£127pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton
LTN
London Luton
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
27 Jun - 30 Jun
£127pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to London from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to London
17:10 - 05:30
Ryanair
1 stop
12h 20m
EDI - LTN
Ryanair
£37
Kiwi.com
07:30 - 09:05
British Airways
Direct
1h 35m
EDI - LHR
British Airways
£38
Gotogate

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 easyJet for just £61, but on average you can expect to pay £72.

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 £72.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to London have been viewed 4,079 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While browsing flights, check up on current rates for British Airways. British Airways offers the cheapest flight to Edinburgh to London. Flight availability can sometimes range, however expect there to be 299 flights on average per day.

How long does the flight from Edinburgh to London take?

A typical direct flight can take about 2 hours, covering about 191 miles.

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

Per day, 12 flights depart from Edinburgh Turnhouse to London on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 67% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 33% 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.

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 25m
Average temperature for July in London
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in London
41.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing London

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

Hourly flight availability from Edinburgh to London

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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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Edinburgh to London
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
10 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight