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Departure Fri, 26 Apr Return Mon, 29 Apr
EDI Edinburgh
LTN London
return from £59
Departure Fri, 10 May Return Fri, 17 May
EDI Edinburgh
LHR London
return from £69
Departure Sat, 18 May Return Sun, 19 May
EDI Edinburgh
LGW London
return from £71
Departure Wed, 01 May Return Wed, 01 May
EDI Edinburgh
STN London
return from £26
Route information
There are endless things to see and do in cosmopolitan London, meaning there is always a good reason to visit.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 47% more expensive in London than in Edinburgh.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 11% more expensive in London than in Edinburgh.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 67% more expensive in London than in Edinburgh.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 4% more expensive in London than in Edinburgh.

( Edinburgh airports
  • ? Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ? Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 42 miles
  • ? Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 63 miles
) London airports
  • ? Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ? Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ? Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
L Distance: 332 miles

Travelling to and from the airports

Flights from Edinburgh

Vertiginous Edinburgh is a sparkling cosmopolitan city, which offers an enticing blend of medieval history and a thriving arts scene, surrounded by miles of beautiful countryside. A flight from Edinburgh to London will depart from Edinburgh Airport, which is Scotland's busiest airport, and the sixth busiest in the UK. There is currently only one terminal and two runways.

Flights from Edinburgh can be booked to a wide variety of European cities. More than 40 airlines serve over 100 destinations, and it sees an average of around 30,000 upwards of passengers passing through it each day. It benefits from valet, short and long stay parking, as well as numerous reliable public transport options and facilitates.

Travel to Edinburgh airport

There are frequent flights from Edinburgh to London. Drivers can connect with the airport via the A8 Glasgow Road. There are many different bus routes including the Airlink 100 which runs from Waverly Bridge, which is close to Princes Street and the main rail and bus stations (approximately 30 minutes). There is also the Lothian Bus which starts at the Ocean Terminal and then runs through the city centre, stopping at the RBS World Headquarters, Scottish Parliament and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Alternatively, you could hop on the tram service (about every 8-12 minutes), which can be picked up at Princes Street, Murrayfield Stadium, Haymarket Stations or Edinburgh Park.

Arriving in London

There's no shortage of things to see and do in England's booming capital. Your days could be spent exploring landmarks, such as Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament, taking a stroll through the royal parks or browsing world-class shopping streets and department stores. Head to Brick Lane for a curry, pop into the Ritz for afternoon tea or try some classic British fare in a traditional pub. Renowned as the city that never sleeps, as evening falls catch a show in the West End, London's famous theatre district, or head to Soho for some live music at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club. Further east, you'll find the city's trendiest bars and clubs around Shoreditch.

Travelling to the city centre

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to London may arrive into one of London's five major airports, although the no-frills airlines mainly operate at Luton, Stansted and Gatwick. From Gatwick, in the south, you can take the Gatwick Express or Thameslink train service to London city centre. Luton Airport has a regular shuttle bus (about 10 minutes) that runs to Luton Parkway Station, where trains connect with St Pancras (about 35 minutes). Stansted Airport has a direct train that goes to Liverpool Street (about 40 minutes). Heathrow is served by the Heathrow Express which runs to Paddington Station (15-20 minutes) or the Piccadilly line (approximately 40 minutes). London City Airport is already in the city centre.

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