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Cheap flights from London to Edinburgh from £17

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Cheap London to Edinburgh (LON to EDI) flight deals and tips

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Best price found

£17

Fastest flight time

1h 15m

Direct flights

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri and Sat

Airports in Edinburgh

1 airport
The best one-way flight to Edinburgh from London in the past 72 hours is £17. The best return flight deal from London to Edinburgh found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £30.
The fastest flight from London to Edinburgh takes 1h 15m
Direct flights go from London to Edinburgh on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Airline offering direct flights is easyJet..
There is 1 airport near Edinburgh: Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Edinburgh

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

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

January. The cheapest time of year to fly to Edinburgh from London is January. The most expensive is December.

What is the cheapest day to depart London for Edinburgh?

Monday. The cheapest day of the week is usually Monday. The most expensive is usually Friday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Edinburgh?

In the morning. London to Edinburgh flights are approximately 21% more expensive in the afternoon than in the morning

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Edinburgh from London?

Ryanair UK. British Airways, CitizenPlane, and Loganair are the most popular carriers operating from London to Edinburgh

What is the cheapest London to Edinburgh flight route?

London Stansted - Edinburgh Turnhouse. Fly from London Stansted to Edinburgh Turnhouse for the best London - Edinburgh flight prices

How far in advance should you book London to Edinburgh flights?

49 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from London to Edinburgh is approximately 49 days to departure

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

As of April 2024, 39 flights take off from London and land in Edinburgh each day. The most common flight departure time for this route is 10:00, with 44% of daily flights taking off in the afternoon.

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

As of April 2024, there are 274 flights per week flying from London to Edinburgh. The most common day of the week flights depart is Monday, with 30% of flights taking off on this day.

What cabin class options are available on London to Edinburgh flights?

There are 2 cabin classes available to choose from on London to Edinburgh flights. Cabin price and availability will vary by airline so perform a search above to find the right deals for you.

Can stopping save me money on London to Edinburgh flights?

No. A direct flight is the cheapest option for a flight between London to Edinburgh.

If you are looking to fly from London to Edinburgh, you are most likely going to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport, the most popular airports on that route. When booking your trip to Edinburgh, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly out of. Good options for departure airports when travelling to Edinburgh, you can try London Gatwick Airport (in London), London Luton Airport (in London), or London Stansted Airport (in London). If you are looking for alternate airports to fly into when travelling from London, you can try flying into Glasgow Intl Airport (in Glasgow), Newcastle upon Tyne Airport (in Newcastle upon Tyne, or Glasgow Prestwick Airport (in 15). The least expensive flight option from London to Edinburgh will typically be STN — EDI during the month of April with an average price of £30 RT.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI)£49
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London Luton Airport (LTN) to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI)£49
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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI)£67
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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI)£30
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London City Airport (LCY) to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI)£110
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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Glasgow Intl Airport (GLA)£63
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Easily compare return flights from London to Edinburgh

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next six months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from London to Edinburgh by changing tabs
Ryanair
19 Jun
STN18:25London Stansted
1h 20m
EDI19:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
22 Jun
EDI21:50Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 20m
STN23:10London Stansted
Ryanair UK
6 May
STN08:30London Stansted
1h 20m
EDI09:50Edinburgh Turnhouse
9 May
EDI14:10Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 20m
STN15:30London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
8 May
LTN08:50London Luton
1h 20m
EDI10:10Edinburgh Turnhouse
9 May
EDI06:25Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 15m
LTN07:40London Luton
easyJet
28 Aug
LTN19:25London Luton
1h 15m
EDI20:40Edinburgh Turnhouse
4 Sept
EDI21:10Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 15m
LTN22:25London Luton
Ryanair
10 May
STN16:15London Stansted
1h 20m
EDI17:35Edinburgh Turnhouse
10 May
EDI22:05Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 20m
STN23:25London Stansted
British Airways
8 Oct
LHR06:55London Heathrow
1h 25m
EDI08:20Edinburgh Turnhouse
22 Oct
EDI21:15Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 25m
LHR22:40London Heathrow

Find the cheapest one-way flights from London to Edinburgh

If you're looking for one-way flights from London to Edinburgh, view some of our deals below provided by Ryanair, Ryanair UK and easyJet
Ryanair
23 May
STN05:45London Stansted
1h 20m
EDI07:05Edinburgh Turnhouse
easyJet
5 Jun
LGW07:15London Gatwick
1h 30m
EDI08:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair UK
20 Jun
STN05:45London Stansted
1h 20m
EDI07:05Edinburgh Turnhouse

Search last-minute flights to Edinburgh from London

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from London to Edinburgh
Ryanair
18 Apr
STN05:45London Stansted
1h 20m
EDI07:05Edinburgh Turnhouse
22 Apr
EDI21:10Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 20m
STN22:30London Stansted
easyJet
18 Apr
LTN13:35London Luton
1h 15m
EDI14:50Edinburgh Turnhouse
22 Apr
EDI21:40Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 15m
LTN22:55London Luton
Multiple Airlines
18 Apr
LTN13:35London Luton
1h 15m
EDI14:50Edinburgh Turnhouse
22 Apr
EDI23:35Edinburgh Turnhouse
10h 00m
1 stop
LTN09:35London Luton
British Airways
18 Apr
LHR07:00London Heathrow
1h 25m
EDI08:25Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Apr
EDI13:55Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 25m
LHR15:20London Heathrow
Ryanair
18 Apr
STN05:45London Stansted
1h 20m
EDI07:05Edinburgh Turnhouse
21 Apr
EDI22:55Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 20m
STN00:15London Stansted
Norwegian
17 Apr
LGW10:00London Gatwick
4h 30m
1 stop
EDI14:30Edinburgh Turnhouse
21 Apr
EDI21:05Edinburgh Turnhouse
11h 00m
1 stop
LGW08:05London Gatwick

Best airlines flying from London to Edinburgh

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from London to Edinburgh with momondo
Airline
Rating
Free Cancellation
Price
RyanairPriceFrom £17Free CancellationRating
6.8
6,224 reviews
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Ryanair UKPriceFrom £22Free CancellationRating
5.9
66 reviews
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easyJetPriceFrom £32Free CancellationRating
6.9
2,877 reviews
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CitizenPlanePriceFrom £47Free CancellationRating
0.0
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British AirwaysPriceFrom £68Free CancellationRating
6.8
6,927 reviews
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LoganairPriceFrom £147Free CancellationRating
8.3
18 reviews
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KLMPriceFrom £240Free CancellationRating
7.8
1,659 reviews
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  • easyJet Flights From London to Edinburgh

    easyJet is one of the most popular airlines flying from London to Edinburgh, operating 44 flights/week on average for this route. A good easyJet flight deal for London to Edinburgh starts from £40 round-trip, up to an average price of £107. Our users have rated easyJet at 6.9/10.

  • British Airways Flights From London to Edinburgh

    £85 is the best British Airways flight deal from London to Edinburgh found on momondo over the last 72 hours. The average British Airways ticket price found was closer to £156, however, with flight time and availability significantly affecting the price. British Airways (6.8/10 from 6,927 user reviews) flies into Edinburgh from London 74 times in an average week so prices can vary.


easyJet flights from London to Edinburgh

Our best easyJet deals on London to Edinburgh flight tickets
easyJet
28 Aug
LTN19:25London Luton
1h 15m
EDI20:40Edinburgh Turnhouse
4 Sept
EDI21:10Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 15m
LTN22:25London Luton
easyJet
7 May
LTN18:00London Luton
1h 15m
EDI19:15Edinburgh Turnhouse
14 May
EDI06:35Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 15m
LTN07:50London Luton
easyJet
8 May
LTN08:50London Luton
1h 20m
EDI10:10Edinburgh Turnhouse
15 May
EDI07:05Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 15m
LTN08:20London Luton

Ryanair flights from London to Edinburgh

Our best Ryanair deals on London to Edinburgh flight tickets
Ryanair
19 Jun
STN18:25London Stansted
1h 20m
EDI19:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
22 Jun
EDI21:50Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 20m
STN23:10London Stansted
Ryanair
10 May
STN16:15London Stansted
1h 20m
EDI17:35Edinburgh Turnhouse
10 May
EDI22:05Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 20m
STN23:25London Stansted
Ryanair
29 Apr
STN19:25London Stansted
1h 20m
EDI20:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
7 May
EDI20:10Edinburgh Turnhouse
1h 20m
STN21:30London Stansted

Choose the best way to get from London to Edinburgh

Buses

8h 01m
£15 one-way£29 return
Direct · from £29

Distance to city centre

G270.3 mi
47lb CO2

87% less than flights

Find Buses

London to Edinburgh Buses

Trains

4h 17m
£38 one-way£178 return
Direct · from £178

Distance to city centre

ZXE0.2 mi
G270.3 mi
74lb CO2

79% less than flights

Find Trains

London to Edinburgh Trains

Flights

1h 15m
£17 one-way£30 return
Direct · from £30

Distance to city centre

EDI6.8 mi

  • Is flying the fastest way to get from London to Edinburgh?

    To save time, the fastest way to travel is by flight from London to Edinburgh on easyJet. Expect the length of time you’ll spend onboard easyJet to be about 1h 15m compared to taking a train from London to Edinburgh or a bus from London to Edinburgh which have been found to be slower alternatives.

  • Is flying the cheapest way to get from London to Edinburgh?

    The cheapest way is to get a bus from London to Edinburgh, which can be as cheap as £29. A flight from London to Edinburgh is more expensive than a bus, with prices starting at £30. A train from London to Edinburgh is also an option, with an average price of £178.

  • How far is London to Edinburgh Turnhouse by plane?

    A flight from London to Edinburgh Turnhouse will travel around 332.0 mi. Typically, this will take 1h 15m by plane in normal conditions.

  • What is the carbon footprint of flying from London to Edinburgh Turnhouse?

    The carbon footprint of a London to Edinburgh Turnhouse flight is around 348lb, which may vary slightly based on airline and stops. There is a CO2 sorter on our flight search results to help you select the lowest possible footprint. Taking the train instead of flying would reduce your CO2 emissions by around 79%. Although it takes longer, opting for a bus over an airplane would reduce the carbon footprint of your trip to about 46lb.

  • When did momondo last update prices for flights from London to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport?

    Prices for flights from London to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport are refreshed on a daily basis.

  • How many operators does momondo search for flights from London to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport?

  • How old do you have to be to fly from London to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport?

    The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their own age limitations. Flight duration, scheduling, and layovers are among the considerations that may influence age limits. We recommend that you double-check with the airline you are booking with for travel from London to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport.

  • What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport?

    The travel and health documents required for your trip to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport can vary based on your itinerary and personal situation. As a rule, consider having multiple documents such as a national ID card or driver’s license, and a passport valid for six-months after you plan to arrive at Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport. We always recommend checking with your airline or a trusted third party such as IATA to get advice.


What are the benefits of the different airports in London and Edinburgh?

For London to Edinburgh flights, you’ll come across top-class services no matter which airport you fly out of in London. Edinburgh Turnhouse is also equipped with all modern facilities. At London airports like Heathrow and Gatwick, you have a choice of great lounges to relax in prior to your flight. There are plenty of retail shops, bars, and restaurants. Other amenities and facilities include family areas and mobility assistance. VIP services, such as fast-track through security, can also be purchased online prior to your travel dates. At Edinburgh Airport, you’ll find an array of similar services available, and you’ll have access to everything needed to ensure a smooth and comfortable journey. If you require mobility assistance, including mobility equipment, you can download an app and make the necessary arrangements, but make sure to notify your airline at least 48 hours in advance of your arrival.


What is the best way to get in and out of airports in London and Edinburgh?

When taking flights from London to Edinburgh, it’s good to know the best ways to get to each airport to allow for a stress-free start to your journey. Luckily, there are Express Train Services to London Heathrow, Stansted, and Gatwick airports that you can take advantage of, while London City Airport can be easily accessed via the London Underground and the Docklands Light Railway. Make sure to pre-book your train tickets online and as far in advance as possible to secure the best price. At Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI), you can take the airport taxi, the airport bus, or a tram. If you’re in a rush, a taxi is a good idea, taking just under half an hour to get to the city. It is, however, pricey compared to the other options. Transit is a little longer by bus or tram, but you’ll save on the cost of a one-way ticket.

Which cities can you get to from Edinburgh Airport?

When booking flights from London to Edinburgh, it’s a good idea to research what other cities you can reach with ease, especially if you’re planning on exploring other parts of Scotland during your time away. You can reach Glasgow quite easily by train or car via the M8 motorway, taking under an hour. Other cities can be reached in around half an hour, such as Falkirk via the M9 or Dunfermline via the M90 and crossing the Forth Bridge. Following the M90, you can get to Perth in around 45min, while major northern cities like Aberdeen and Inverness take around 2-3 hours. Scotland is a great place for a road trip and visiting the Highlands, so you are bound to enjoy visiting its cities and taking in the amazing countryside en route.


Alternative routes for London to Edinburgh

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
London to Glasgow Flights
Fastest flight time1h 15m
Cheapest price£45
Bristol to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 15m
Cheapest price£53
Birmingham to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 00m
Cheapest price£47
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Fastest flight time1h 20m
Cheapest price£118
London to Inverness Flights
Fastest flight time1h 40m
Cheapest price£56
London to Isle of Benbecula Flights
Fastest flight time3h 40m
Cheapest price£252
Bristol to Glasgow Flights
Fastest flight time1h 15m
Cheapest price£61
London to Aberdeen Flights
Fastest flight time1h 25m
Cheapest price£63

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Can I find flights from London to Edinburgh with flexible booking policies on momondo?

momondo does allow users to show only those flights to Edinburgh from London which offer a flexible booking policy as well as other useful filters and features.

How can momondo help me find flights from London to Edinburgh?

momondo offers useful filters to help you find the right flight. Choose specific flight times, airports or even what payment method you prefer. We have numerous options to help you book your ideal flight from London to Edinburgh.

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