Cheap flights from Edinburgh to London

Flight information Edinburgh to London

Cheapest return price last month

₹ 3,185

Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 534 kilometres

1h 10min

Most popular airline last month

British Airways

London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, London Luton and others

6 airports

How to compare and get the best flights from Edinburgh to London?

  • The price table above shows the lowest 2-way flight prices from Edinburgh to London for each month. Clicking on the price will take you to a calendar view to choose specific dates as per your itinerary.
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What you need to know before flying from Edinburgh to London?

Airport information


Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

Edinburgh EH12 9DN, United Kingdom


London City Airport (LCY)

London City Airport, Royal Docks,London,E16 2PX, UK

London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Gatwick Airport, West Sussex RH6 ONP, UK

London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

Heathrow Point West, 234 Bath Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 5AP, UK

London Luton Airport (LTN)

London Luton Airport, Navigation House, Airport Way, Luton, Bedfordshire LU2 9LY, UK

London Southend Airport (SEN)

Southend Airport, 1st Floor, Terminal Building, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6YF, UK

London Stansted Airport (STN)

Bassingbourn Road, Stansted, Essex, CM24 1QW, UK

Travelling to Edinburgh airport

  • Edinburgh’s Airport is located 9 miles to the west of the city centre of Edinburgh.
  • Travellers from the airport to the city can take cycles, taxis, trams, coaches, and buses. See here.

Travelling from London airports

  • Location of London airports with respect to the city centre – Heathrow (16 miles west), Stansted (39 miles northeast), City airport (9 miles east), Southend (42 miles east), Gatwick (28 miles south) and Luton (34 miles southeast).
  • Travellers can take trains and buses both from every airport except London City airport. They can also take cycles, taxis, etc. to get to the city, especially from Heathrow and Gatwick.

Facilities at Edinburgh and London Airports

  • Edinburgh airport has lounges, Wi-Fi access, prayer rooms, shops, dining and drinking spaces, info desks, currency exchange services and ATMs and cash machines.
  • London airports have a wide range of services and facilities including lounges, ATMs and banks, free Wi-Fi access, pharmacies, medical assistance, duty-free shops, cafés and restaurants, prayer rooms, etc.

Tips on how to make the best out of your flight journey from Edinburgh to London

The minimum flight time from Edinburgh to London is 1h 30min, via direct flights. London happens to be a very popular vacation destination – whether it is Autumn, Summer or Spring. Shop and gamble, and even try visiting these unique places or you can even take part in some exciting activities.

Time Difference between Edinburgh and London

There is no time difference between London and Edinburgh.

Weather in London

London with its old-world polished charm and cobblestone streets is a treat in every season, but faces rains throughout the year – so pack an umbrella in any case. That being said, the best months to visit the city are late spring (March-May) when the temperatures are around 4-17 degrees Celsius.

Cost of living in London

London is an expensive city. Average prices of attractions are between GBP 21 and GBP 35, including places such as Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Madame Tussauds, Tower of London, and the London Eye. London transportation prices are as follows – airport rides cost GBP 5.5 (tube) and GBP 55-70 (taxi), a tube ride costs GBP 2-5, and a 3 km taxi ride costs GBP 8-12. Inexpensive meals cost anywhere between GBP 4 and 14. British foods such as jacket potato and fish n’ chips cost anywhere between GBP 3 and 13. Beverages such as a pint of beer and a cup of coffee cost anywhere between GBP 2 and 5.

Mode of payments accepted in London

Pound sterling (known as ‘quid’) is the most widely-accepted currency, while Euros find acceptance at some places. Taxis accept both cash and cards, while buses feed Oyster cards. Also, only cards with the chip-and-pin feature are widely accepted. Credit cards work everywhere but charges are levied.

Best places for your first meal in London

Some of London’s iconic dishes that shouldn’t be missed include the fish n’ chips, Yorkshire pudding with Sunday roast, the Eton mess, Pie/bangers and mash, Cockles, the full English breakfast, sticky toffee pudding, and beef Wellington. Head to areas such as Clapham junction, Soho, Mayfair, Hyde Park and Belgravia for the best eats in London.

Documents required to travel from Edinburgh to London

Passengers travelling from Edinburgh to London must carry all the documents listed below

  • Valid Passport
  • Valid Visa
  • Return flight tickets (sometimes asked by the immigration depending on your visa type)

Major airlines that operate from Edinburgh to London

Jet Airways flights to London, Air India flights to London, Virgin Atlantic flights to London

FAQ on Flights from Edinburgh to London

  • Q1: How can I book cheap Edinburgh to London flight tickets online?
    A: Use Skyscanner's flight search above and fill in your travel dates and click on "Search Flights". You can now choose the desired flight to London from the list.
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  • Q3: Which is the cheapest month to book flights from Edinburgh to London?
    A: Check the bar chart at the top to find the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to London. The chart is based on the next 12 months price data we have.
  • Q4: Should I opt for a travel insurance while flying from of Edinburgh to London?
    A: It's always safe to travel with a travel insurance.
  • Q5: Should I opt for on board food while travelling from Edinburgh to London?
    A: Its suggested to opt for on board meals while flying to London.
  • Q6: What is the check in luggage limit in Edinburgh to London flights?
    A: Generally, 15 kg is the allowed baggage limit for an economy class passenger flying from Edinburgh to London. Its advised to check your baggage limit that is printed on your ticket as it varies from airline to airline.
  • Q7: What is the hand baggage limit in Edinburgh to London flights?
    A: 7 to 10 kg is the allowed hand luggage limit while flying from Edinburgh to London. For most recent updates on the hand luggage weight, contact respective airlines.
  • Q8: What is the advantage of doing a web check in while flying from Edinburgh?
    A: Web check-in confirms your travel while flying from Edinburghand saves your time at the check-in counter.
  • Q9: How can I change my Edinburgh to London travel dates after booking?
    A: Before check-in, the respective flight operator will allow you to change your travel dates. Generally, its chargeable based on the rescheduled date. It is recommended to contact respective airlines to know about the charges.
  • Q10: How do I subscribe for Skyscanner's price alerts for cheap fares from Edinburgh to London?
    A: Use Skyscanner's price alert tool to get notified about cheap fares from Edinburgh to London.

Information and Data provided on this page is correct as of Sep 15th, 2017

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.