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Flights Edinburgh to London

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Flight TimeFlights from Edinburgh and London take around 1 h and 36 m minutes, however this flight time can depend on other factors too
Cheapest flightThe cheapest price available for flights from Edinburgh to London that have been booked by our customers in the last 72 hours
Airport of DepartureTurnhouse is from where you'll depart for flights from Edinburgh to London
Airport of ArrivalOutbound flights from Edinburgh to London arrive at Heathrow

Last minute flights to London

Latest offers from all Edinburgh airports.

Departure Tue, 08 Feb Return Thu, 10 Feb
EDI Edinburgh
LON London
return from £27
Departure Thu, 17 Feb Return Tue, 22 Feb
EDI Edinburgh
LON 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 40% more expensive in London than in Edinburgh.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in London costs roughly the same as in Edinburgh.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi in London costs roughly the same as in Edinburgh.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 10% 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
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
K 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.

Is COVID-19 disrupting flights from Edinburgh to London?
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If I want to book flights from Edinburgh to London at eDreams, how can I find them?
Using our flight search engines, you can find flights from 26 for the route Edinburgh - London. At eDreams, wel always aim at providing our customers with the cheapest option, allowing you to adjust according to stopovers, airports, dates and many more filters.
Is London more expensive than Edinburgh to visit?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 3.00 GBP euros, the same as in Edinburgh, while train tickets cost 44% more in London: 2.60 GBP euros against 1.80 GBP euros in Edinburgh. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 15.00 GBP euros in both London and Edinburgh. The price of a coffee is approximately 10% more expensive in London, with an average of 3.09 GBP euros, while in Edinburgh the coffee costs 2.80 GBP.
What would be the best time to book a flight from Edinburgh to London?
The most popular months to book from Edinburgh to London are June, May and January.
When would be the best time to travel from Edinburgh to London?
A great time of the year to visit London from Edinburgh really depends on lots of personal preferences, especially the price. Regarding popularity, June is the best month to fly to  London from Edinburgh in terms of searches from our customers, followed by July and May. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds December, January and November are the months with fewer searches for Edinburgh -  London.
What is the duration of a flight from Edinburgh to London?
Flight duration from Edinburgh to London is around 01:36 hours on average, at an average distance of 534 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in London compared to {origin}?
The average temperature in Edinburgh is 24.09 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 3.0 mm ,London's temperatures reach 29.01 during the hot season, with 9.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.09 degrees in London, compared to the -4.11 average degrees reported in Edinburgh. During the winter period, Edinburgh can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while London have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
From which airports can you fly from Edinburgh to London?
The main route from Edinburgh to London is: Turnhouse (EDI) to London City (LCY). The following airlines fly this route:
  • Flybe.
  • British Airways.
  • Stobart Air.
  • You can also find Edinburgh - London flights between Turnhouse (EDI) to Gatwick (LGW) which are flown by the following airline(s): British Airways.
  • Iberia.
Which airlines fly from Edinburgh to London?
The airlines that fly direct from Edinburgh to London are:
  • Flybe.
  • Easyjet.
  • Ryanair.

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Reviews: 4
5.0 /5
Date 2019-05-16 Age 51-70 Location Woodford essex

Really nice pleasant experience and great shopping

4.0 /5
Date 2018-04-29 Age 31-50 Location London

Not very clean. But ok.

2.0 /5
Date 2018-05-15 Age Location

Too far from London Quick trains are too expensive. Long queues.

1.0 /5
Date 2018-12-12 Age 51-70 Location England

Never using Ryanair again

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5.0 /5
Date 2018-12-30 Age 31-50 Location USA

Very clean and well organized

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3.0 /5
Date 2018-09-23 Age Over 70 Location London

Some staff not very friendly.

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Date 2019-07-27 Age 51-70 Location ENGLAND

Security checks too slow

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