Cheap flights from London to Edinburgh

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How to find the cheapest flight from London (LON) to Edinburgh (EDI)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to EDI flight in 2023: compare London to Edinburgh flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Edinburgh.

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Average price

₹ 8,973

Round-trip from

₹ 5,928,118
High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in September 2023
From London (LON) to Edinburgh Turnhouse



₹ 71,353 - ₹ 137,322



4 - 15 °C



30 - 60 mm

What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to Edinburgh?

Users have found that leaving on a Sunday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 264% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from London to Edinburgh, book at least 54 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 62% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from ₹ 10,884 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as ₹ 14,872.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Edinburgh?

January can be a great time to fly to Edinburgh from London with a flight ticket averaging about ₹ 9,001. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of January for as cheap as ₹ 2,742. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Edinburgh (LON - EDI)?

It’s optimal to fly from London to Edinburgh at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 5% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about London to Edinburgh flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Edinburgh from London?

For a flight from London to Edinburgh, you will be flying into Turnhouse. Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) is just 11.0 km from the centre vof the city. Turnhouse is the only Edinburgh airport and it handles 39 inbound flights from London per day. 3 airlines have flights to Edinburgh Turnhouse from London on a regular basis.

What days are direct flights available from London to Edinburgh?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from London to Edinburgh on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 203 flights from London to Edinburgh a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 52% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 23% of flight departures

What are the most reliable airlines from London to Edinburgh?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from London to Edinburgh are Kenya Airways (64%), Qantas Airways (55%) and Malaysia Airlines (53%).

What does LHR to EDI mean?

London Heathrow Airport is LHR and Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport is EDI. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service. London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Southend Airport (SEN) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

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Top 3 airlines flying from London to Edinburgh

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Edinburgh choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Ryanair UKCheapest₹ 4,353Average₹ 8,287FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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easyJetCheapest₹ 4,793Average₹ 9,011FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%
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British AirwaysCheapest₹ 8,698Average₹ 13,897FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
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Hourly flight availability from London to Edinburgh

See what time of day planes typically take off from London to Edinburgh
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
45%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
33%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
21%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from London to Edinburgh

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Edinburgh
Monday83daily flights
Tuesday29daily flights
Wednesday15daily flights
Thursday21daily flights
Friday58daily flights
Saturday34daily flights
Sunday34daily flights
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