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Cheapest one-way trip

£12

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£11

Cheapest round-trip

£27

Average round-trip

£60

Nonstop flights in January

£28 – £354

Round trips

Edinburgh EDILondon STN

Ryanair UK

£27
Edinburgh EDILondon STN

Ryanair UK

£27

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Travelers usually depart from Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh - Hanover St Bus stop, Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh-Bankhead, or Edinburgh-Balgreen when they travel from Edinburgh to London. Book your trip to arrive at Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, or London City. The distance between Edinburgh and London is 510 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, British Airways, easyJet, Aer Lingus, and Wizz Air. Edinburgh and London have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at London, consider visiting Natural History Museum, Roman Baths, Bath, Stonehenge, Portsea Island, Canterbury Cathedral, Tate Modern, British Museum, Avebury, St. David's Cathedral, Cardiff, Isle of Wight, St Fagans: National History Museum, Tower of London, Tintern Abbey, United Kingdom, and St. Paul's Cathedral.

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Check-in for a flight from Edinburgh to London

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
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British AirwaysBAWBAYes0
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easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
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Aer LingusEINEINoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 5 hours before flight
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight

United Kingdom COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United Kingdom – 01/2023
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Most travelers from Edinburgh, EDI can enter London, LHR, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • COVID-19 testing unknown
  • Quarantine is not required
Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United Kingdom in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to London?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Edinburgh and London takes around 1.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Edinburgh and London?
The flight distance between Edinburgh and London is 510 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Edinburgh and London?
Several carriers operate flights between Edinburgh and London. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include British Airways, easyJet, Ryanair.
What are the most popular routes to and from Edinburgh?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Edinburgh and Rome, Barcelona, Budapest, Amsterdam, Athens, Lisbon, Paris, Palma, Majorca, Istanbul, Madrid, New York, Kraków, Malta, Copenhagen, Alicante, Tenerife, Bucharest, Brussels, Warsaw, Berlin.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Reykjavik, Bucharest, Athens, Dublin, Istanbul, Lisbon, Sofia, Tirana, New York, Belfast, Larnaca, Glasgow, Málaga, Antalya, Faro, Thessaloniki, Budapest, Madrid, Alicante, Tel Aviv.
What airports are near Edinburgh?
The main airport in Edinburgh is Edinburgh Airport. It is also served by Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Inverness, Glasgow Prestwick, Durham Tees Valley, Dundee.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Southampton, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Exeter, Norwich, Humberside, London Oxford Airport.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Edinburgh and London?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Edinburgh and London thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Edinburgh and London can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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