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London (LON) to Scotland

All the information you need to plan the best LON to EDI flight in 2022: 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?

Users have found that booking a flight from London to Scotland at least 61 days early can save you up to 37% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to Scotland for as little as £100 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £121 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Scotland (LON - SCT)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from London to Scotland as you normally would.

Cheap flights from London to Scotland in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LON to Scotland flights in May, June
7 Jun - 9 Jun
£38pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
19 May - 15 Jun
£38pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton
24 May - 27 May
£39pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted

London to Scotland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Scotland from London found for this year
11 May - 17 May
£37pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
19 May - 15 Jun
£38pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton
7 Jun - 9 Jun
£38pp
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
21 Jun - 24 Jun
£46pp
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
GLA
Glasgow Intl
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
19 Jun - 22 Jun
£47pp
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
GLA
Glasgow Intl
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton
30 May - 15 Jun
£48pp
LTN
London Luton
easyJet
Direct
GLA
Glasgow Intl
GLA
Glasgow Intl
easyJet
Direct
LTN
London Luton

Last-minute flights from London to Scotland

Late deals on return flights to Scotland from London, departing today and this week
19 May - 15 Jun
£38pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton
19 May - 22 May
£38pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
17 May - 18 May
£40pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton

One-way flights to Scotland from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Scotland
04:20 - 18:40
Ryanair
1 stop
14h 20m
STN - EDI
Ryanair
£16
Kiwi.com
02:35 - 19:25
Ryanair
1 stop
16h 50m
STN - EDI
Ryanair
£17
Kiwi.com
10:00 - 19:45
Ryanair
1 stop
9h 45m
LTN - EDI
Ryanair
£18
Kiwi.com

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

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 £100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Scotland for under £100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Ryanair for just £38, but on average you can expect to pay £42.

Are there nonstop flights from London to Scotland for under £100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London to Scotland under £100. A good price for a nonstop flight from London to Scotland is less than £51.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from London to Scotland?

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

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

81 flight departures from London to Scotland per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 43% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 41% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 16% of flight departures

How long is the flight from London to Scotland?

Ryanair and easyJet can get you from London to Scotland in just under 1h 20m. Your travel time can differ by up to 8h 35m. The distance from London to Scotland is about 333 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Scotland?

While on average a flight from London to Scotland is generally £142, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £40. When looking at the most popular route, (London Gatwick - Edinburgh Turnhouse), you can expect to pay £50 for that flight.

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 Aer Lingus as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to Scotland?

Consider Qatar Airways (69%), Qantas Airways (68%) or Finnair (63%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from London to Scotland.

What are the most popular routes from London to Scotland?

The most popular flight routes from London to Scotland are London Gatwick - Edinburgh Turnhouse, London Stansted - Edinburgh Turnhouse and London Heathrow - Edinburgh Turnhouse.

What are the best things to do in Scotland when visiting from London?

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?

One of the top destinations in Scotland is Glasgow and there are many direct flights that reach the city. Some of the airlines that offer direct flights here include British Airways and easyJet. Edinburgh is another common stop going from London to Scotland. Direct flights to this city are available through easyJet and British Airways, as well. A direct flight into Edinburgh takes around 1h 30m but that number can vary to some degree. Budget airlines like Ryanair also fly to Scotland.

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?

Several different airports in London offer flights into Scotland. Some of them include London Southend, London City, and London Stansted. Stansted Airport offers a selection of flights from London to Scotland from budget airlines. It is located about 42 miles from Central London. Southend Airport is another airport in London located 36 miles from the centre of London. The fifth busiest airport in the London area is London City Airport. It has a single operating runway at any time and is located only seven miles from London. Other airports in the city also offer flights to Scotland from London.

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.

How is Scotland different from London, England?

Scotland is even more changeable than its weather. Towns swing between fairy tale cities and island bolt-holes. 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.

What are the stopover options between London to Scotland?

While there are few if any stopover flights into Edinburgh, that isn’t the case for those going into Glasgow. Many of the stopover flights will make a trip into Belfast City (BHD) before moving on to the destination. Others stop at Edinburgh (EDI) and East Midlands (EMA) before heading into Glasgow. These flights are going to be longer with the shorter options hitting 3h 35m and the longer ones more than double that amount of time.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from London to Scotland?

Those who are flying from London into Scotland have no need for a passport or a visa. A return ticket is also not required to step onto a plane.

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 from London to Scotland
1h 19m

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
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
£27 £65 No cancel fee N/A
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easyJet
£45 £91 No cancel fee 86%
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Flybe
£48 £169 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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British Airways
£65 £121 No cancel fee 70%
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Loganair
£88 £236 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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Virgin Atlantic
£92 £160 No cancel fee 72%
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BA CityFlyer
£106 £143 No cancel fee 82%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by BA CityFlyer. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Norwegian
£132 £202 No cancel fee 74%
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KLM
£141 £215 No cancel fee 75%
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Norwegian Air International
£190 £379 No cancel fee N/A
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