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Flights from London to Edinburgh, United Kingdom Last modified: 26 Sep 2016 01:51

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London to Edinburgh Last modified: 26 Sep 2016 01:51

We've scanned 20,789,023,501 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from London to Edinburgh. British Airways & Flybe frequently offer the best deals on London to Edinburgh flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

British Airways
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Tue 27/12
nonstop
EDILON
Tue 03/01
nonstop
£83
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British Airways
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Tue 27/12
nonstop
EDILON
Tue 10/01
nonstop
£83
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British Airways
LONEDI
Tue 27/12
nonstop
EDILON
Mon 09/01
nonstop
£83
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British Airways
LONEDI
Tue 27/12
nonstop
EDILON
Thu 05/01
nonstop
£83
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British Airways
LONEDI
Wed 28/12
nonstop
EDILON
Sat 07/01
nonstop
£83
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Flybe
LONEDI
Tue 11/10
nonstop
EDILON
Tue 18/10
nonstop
£106
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Flybe
LONEDI
Tue 11/10
nonstop
EDILON
Fri 21/10
nonstop
£106
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Flybe
LONEDI
Wed 12/10
nonstop
EDILON
Fri 21/10
nonstop
£106
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Flybe
LONEDI
Tue 18/10
nonstop
EDILON
Thu 20/10
nonstop
£106
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Flybe
LONEDI
Tue 25/10
nonstop
EDILON
Fri 28/10
nonstop
£106
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KLM
LONEDI
Sat 19/11
1 stop
EDILON
Sun 20/11
1 stop
£162
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KLM
LONEDI
Sat 26/11
1 stop
EDILON
Sun 27/11
1 stop
£162
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KLM
LONEDI
Sat 26/11
1 stop
EDILON
Sun 27/11
1 stop
£162
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KLM
LONEDI
Sat 03/12
1 stop
EDILON
Sun 04/12
1 stop
£162
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KLM
LONEDI
Sat 14/01
1 stop
EDILON
Sun 15/01
1 stop
£162
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Iberia
LONEDI
Thu 22/12
2 stops
EDILON
Tue 03/01
2 stops
£186
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Iberia
LONEDI
Sat 24/12
2 stops
EDILON
Tue 03/01
2 stops
£186
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Iberia
LONEDI
Thu 29/12
2 stops
EDILON
Tue 03/01
2 stops
£186
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Aer Lingus
LONEDI
Tue 08/11
1 stop
EDILON
Wed 09/11
1 stop
£240
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Aer Lingus
LONEDI
Wed 09/11
1 stop
EDILON
Thu 10/11
1 stop
£240
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How Much is a Flight from London to Edinburgh?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from London to Edinburgh, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be £86.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from London to Edinburgh?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from London to Edinburgh based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from London to Edinburgh?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from London to Edinburgh.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days £118 £177
7-14 days £86 £112
14-21 days £86 £112
21-30 days £86 £112
30-60 days £86 £118
60-90 days £86 £118
90+ days £83 £129

Cheapest Day To Fly from London to Edinburgh

We've examined 20,795,316,600 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from London to Edinburgh is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
£86 £86 £86 £86 £86 £86 £86

Compare Flight Prices from London to Edinburgh by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for London to Edinburgh flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September London Edinburgh British Airways 27/09/2016 29/09/2016 0 £124
October London Edinburgh British Airways 03/10/2016 10/10/2016 0 £86
November London Edinburgh British Airways 01/11/2016 10/11/2016 0 £86
December London Edinburgh British Airways 27/12/2016 03/01/2017 0 £83
January London Edinburgh British Airways 01/01/2017 07/01/2017 0 £83
February London Edinburgh British Airways 02/02/2017 04/02/2017 0 £83
March London Edinburgh British Airways 01/03/2017 04/03/2017 0 £83
April London Edinburgh British Airways 01/04/2017 02/04/2017 0 £108

Cheap Last Minute Flights from London to Edinburgh

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from London to Edinburgh. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
£118
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
£118 £86
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
£86 £86
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
£86 £92
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
£92 £86
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
£86

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from London to Edinburgh

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from London to Edinburgh is £182.

The average price for direct flights from London to Edinburgh is £96.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from London to Edinburgh.

Weekly Direct Flights from London to Edinburgh - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 26 27 26 27 25 10 15 06:55 21:50
Flybe 5 5 5 5 5 2 2 08:20 20:05
Ryanair 5 4 4 5 5 3 5 08:55 21:25
easyJet 11 10 10 13 13 3 9 08:25 20:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from London to Edinburgh

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from London to Edinburgh. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from London to Edinburgh is £171.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Edinburgh is £167.

London to Edinburgh Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from London to Edinburgh?
Answer: The average London to Edinburgh flight time is an hour and 21 minutes.
Question: How far is Edinburgh from London?
Answer: The distance from London to Edinburgh is 494 kilometers (307 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from London to Edinburgh?
Answer: There are 285 direct flights from London to Edinburgh.
Question: What are the most popular London airlines for direct flights from London to Edinburgh?
Answer: British Airways provides 54% of the non-stop flights between London and Edinburgh.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from London to Edinburgh?
Answer: Amsterdam, NL

Airlines in London flying to Edinburgh Last modified: 26 Sep 2016 01:51Number of routes searched: 117Number of itineraries searched: 3,909,075

Wondering which airlines fly out of London to Edinburgh? We've gathered the average price of London airlines with flights to Edinburgh. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

London to Edinburgh
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
British Airways -
KLM AMS
BMI Regional BRU
Air France CDG
Flybe BHD
British Airways DUB
Flybe CWL
Aer Lingus ORK
Lufthansa FRA
SAS ARN
SAS CPH
Iberia MAD
Flybe EXT
Finnair HEL
British Airways SNN
Flybe JER
SAS OSL
WOW air KEF
Swiss ZRH
Germanwings CGN
Norwegian Air BCN
Germanwings DUS
British Airways ORY
Norwegian Air AGP
Norwegian Air TFS

London to Edinburgh Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in London and Edinburgh. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

Farecompare Research Tools

FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.

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