Cheap flights from London to Scotland

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London (LON) to Scotland

All the information you need to plan the best LON to EDI flight in 2021: compare London to Scotland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Scotland.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Scotland?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 37% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London to Scotland 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £89, or £107 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from London to Scotland in July, August 2021

The best prices found for LON to Scotland flights in July, August
29 Jul - 30 Jul
£30pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
30 Jul - 2 Aug
£33pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
30 Jul - 31 Jul
£34pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted

London to Scotland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Scotland from London found for this year
29 Jul - 30 Jul
£30pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
30 Jul - 2 Aug
£33pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
30 Jul - 31 Jul
£34pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted

Direct flights to Scotland from London

Save time with London to Scotland direct flight deals
25 Sep - 30 Sep
£48pp
LGW
London Gatwick
easyJet
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
GLA
Glasgow Intl
easyJet
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
21 Sep - 26 Sep
£48pp
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
GLA
Glasgow Intl
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
26 Aug - 9 Sep
£50pp
LGW
London Gatwick
easyJet
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
GLA
Glasgow Intl
easyJet
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from London to Scotland

Late deals on return flights to Scotland from London, departing today and this week
6 Aug - 11 Aug
£35pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
6 Aug - 11 Aug
£35pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
6 Aug - 8 Aug
£36pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted

One-way flights to Scotland from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Scotland
17:55 - 08:30
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
14h 35m
LTN - GLA
Multiple Airlines
£17
Gotogate
02:50 - 08:10
Ryanair
1 stop
29h 20m
LTN - GLA
Ryanair
£18
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From London to Scotland

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Scotland 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 London and Scotland 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.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like easyJet, British Airways, and Flybe flying from London to Scotland have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from London to Scotland for under £72 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Scotland for under £72. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £34, but on average you can expect to pay £39.

Are there direct flights from London to Scotland for under £72 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Scotland under £72. A good price for a direct flight from London to Scotland is less than £51.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Scotland for under £72?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Scotland within the next 7 days for less than £72.

What days are direct flights available from London to Scotland?

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

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Scotland?

When booking a flight from London to Scotland, you may want to consider flying on British Airways, Flybe or Ryanair as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from London to Scotland?

The most popular route from London to Scotland is London Luton - Edinburgh Turnhouse. You may also consider London Stansted - Edinburgh Turnhouse or London Heathrow - Edinburgh Turnhouse.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Scotland?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £37. While the most popular route (London Luton - Edinburgh Turnhouse) can be booked for £42 on average our data indicates £223 when flying from London to Scotland

What are the most reliable airlines from London to Scotland?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from London to Scotland consider choosing Royal Air Maroc(100%), Finnair(99%) or Iberia(98%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

Scotland is just over an hour’s flight away from London, putting grand cities like Edinburgh and Glasgow in grabbing distance of the English capital. Easterly ports like Aberdeen, Inverness and Dundee are also in easy reach.

Once you’ve landed, the rest of Scotland is your oyster. Wild islands like the Orkneys, Hebrides and Shetlands spray the wind-whipped coastline. Inland, you’ve got places like Cairngorms National Park, which ticks off ski hills, royal Balmoral, lochs and acres of stag-studded forests. Best of all, London to Scotland flights can be incredibly cheap, with prices sometimes dipping as low as £14.

How long is the flight from London to Scotland?

It depends on how far you’re travelling. Southerly cities like Edinburgh and Glasgow are 1 hour 15 minutes away from London by plane. You’ll have to add on an extra 15 minutes or so for Inverness and Aberdeen airports. Heading for the islands? Major airlines will take you right to the Shetlands and Hebrides. You’ll just have to change planes in Scotland, which could add a couple of hours to your journey.

Which airlines operate flights from London to Scotland?

Budget airlines easyJet, Flybe and Ryanair all fly to Scotland. British Airways also offers cheap London to Scotland flights.

How frequent are flights between London and Scotland?

Planes usually depart from London airports throughout the day, 7 days a week. London to Edinburgh flights are daily.

Which airports serve London and Scotland?

Gatwick and Heathrow are the starting points for most travellers. You can also book London to Scotland flights from smaller London airports like Stansted, Luton and London City Airport.

Which direct flight route between London and Scotland is cheapest?

The cheapest flights to Scotland usually run from London Stansted to Glasgow. Edinburgh and Inverness also offer great deals, thanks to budget airlines like easyJet and Ryanair. Scotland is even more changeable than its weather. Towns swing between fairy tale cities and island boltholes. The scenery is both wild and welcoming. National parks like the Cairngorms offer easy forest trails and off-the-map mountain hikes. And there’s a year-round charm to the country. Unlike London, Scotland has got the seasons down pat. Colourful autumns, frosty winters and flower-sprinkled springs are the order of the day. Meanwhile, long summer days open up the wild Western Highlands and islands. The cherry on top? You can be there in around an hour if you book a London to Scotland flight.

How long does is the flight from London to Scotland?

A quick flight from London to Scotland can take about 1h 15m. easyJet provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £56. All flights are typically direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London to Scotland return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from London to Scotland from £34 return.

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

For one-way options, check prices for British Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £4. Users have also found tickets on Ryanair for as little as £12.

Destination points for flights from London to Scotland

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Destination information for Scotland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Scotland.
Flight duration
1h 26m

Airports servicing London

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

Airports servicing

Isle of Benbecula (BEB)
Isle of Barra North Bay (BRR)
Campbeltown Machrihanish (CAL)
Dundee (DND)
Edinburgh (EDI)
Eday (EOI)

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Scotland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Scotland 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
£25 £128 No cancel fee N/A
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easyJet
£44 £140 No cancel fee 86%
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British Airways
£48 £161 No cancel fee 70%
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Virgin Atlantic
£114 £197 No cancel fee 72%
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Flybe
£59 £208 No cancel fee N/A

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Loganair
£108 £302 No cancel fee 79%

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KLM
£168 £335 No cancel fee 75%
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Norwegian Air International
£234 £466 No cancel fee N/A
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Aer Lingus
£303 £500 No cancel fee N/A
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Eurowings
£309 £7,624 No cancel fee 87%
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