Cheap flights from London to Edinburgh

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The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel from London to Edinburgh.
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Flight information for London to Edinburgh
(LON to EDI)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from London to Edinburgh
Best price found£20The best flight deal from London to Edinburgh found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £20
Fastest flight time1h 15mThe fastest flight from London to Edinburgh takes 1h 15m
Direct flightsMon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat and SunDirect flights go from London to Edinburgh on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: American Airlines and easyJet.
Airports in Edinburgh1 airportThere 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?

Tuesday

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

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

in the evening

London to Edinburgh flights are approximately 8% more expensive in the morning than in the evening

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

Ryanair

British Airways, Flybe, and KLM 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?

60 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from London to Edinburgh is approximately 60 days to departure


Easily compare return flights from London to Edinburgh

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from London to Edinburgh by changing tabs
Ryanair
21 Sep
STN13:30London Stansted
6h 40m
1 stop
EDI20:10Edinburgh Turnhouse
23 Sep
EDI12:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
6h 20m
1 stop
STN19:05London Stansted
Ryanair
24 Sep
STN02:10London Stansted
6h 30m
1 stop
EDI08:40Edinburgh Turnhouse
25 Sep
EDI12:25Edinburgh Turnhouse
6h 45m
1 stop
STN19:10London Stansted
Ryanair
21 Sep
STN13:30London Stansted
6h 40m
1 stop
EDI20:10Edinburgh Turnhouse
25 Sep
EDI12:25Edinburgh Turnhouse
6h 45m
1 stop
STN19:10London Stansted
Ryanair
22 Sep
STN05:35London Stansted
7h 55m
1 stop
EDI13:30Edinburgh Turnhouse
23 Sep
EDI12:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
6h 20m
1 stop
STN19:05London Stansted
Ryanair
26 Sep
STN03:25London Stansted
8h 45m
1 stop
EDI12:10Edinburgh Turnhouse
30 Sep
EDI12:45Edinburgh Turnhouse
6h 20m
1 stop
STN19:05London Stansted
Ryanair
26 Sep
STN03:25London Stansted
8h 45m
1 stop
EDI12:10Edinburgh Turnhouse
29 Sep
EDI04:35Edinburgh Turnhouse
10h 00m
1 stop
STN14:35London Stansted

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
6 Oct
STN05:35London Stansted
7h 55m
1 stop
EDI13:30Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
29 Sep
STN05:35London Stansted
7h 55m
1 stop
EDI13:30Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
7 Oct
LTN10:05London Luton
9h 20m
1 stop
EDI19:25Edinburgh Turnhouse

Best airlines flying from London to Edinburgh

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from London to Edinburgh with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Ryanair
PriceFrom £18
Free cancellation
Rating
6.8
easyJet
PriceFrom £35
Free cancellation
Rating
7.3
British Airways
PriceFrom £36
Free cancellation
Rating
6.9
Flybe
PriceFrom £43
Free cancellation
Rating
6.4
Virgin Atlantic
PriceFrom £82
Free cancellation
Rating
9.3
KLM
PriceFrom £153
Free cancellation
Rating
7.9
Norwegian Air International
PriceFrom £169
Free cancellation
Rating
8.6
Eurowings
PriceFrom £224
Free cancellation
Rating
6.7
United Airlines
PriceFrom £7,025
Free cancellation
Rating
6.8

  • Are airlines flying from London to Edinburgh Turnhouse offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from London to Edinburgh Turnhouse are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: easyJet, British Airways, and Flybe.

  • 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 £20. A flight from London to Edinburgh is more expensive than a bus, with prices starting at £26. A train from London to Edinburgh is also an option, with an average price of £157.

  • 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 are the current travel restrictions for Edinburgh?

Currently, United Kingdom travel restrictions include travel to Edinburgh.

The United Kingdom has not implemented any entry restrictions, but is monitoring direct flights into the country from certain areas. Several airports have suspended certain services, closed terminals, and reduced transportation schedules, so check the details of the specific airport in advance. Additionally, many airlines have grounded their planes. The United Kingdom has announced a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all travelers will be in effect starting on 8 June. Freight workers, medical professionals traveling to help with the fight against coronavirus, and travelers arriving from Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are exempt from the quarantine requirement.
If you are planning to travel to Edinburgh at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Alternative routes for London to Edinburgh

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Fastest flight time1h 10m
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Cheapest price£40
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Fastest flight time1h 25m
Cheapest price£44
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Fastest flight time1h 20m
Cheapest price£46
Southampton to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time1h 20m
Cheapest price£114