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Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, or London City when they travel from London to Edinburgh. Book your trip to arrive at Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh - Hanover St Bus stop, Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh-Bankhead, or Edinburgh-Balgreen. The distance between London and Edinburgh is 510 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, British Airways, easyJet, Wizz Air, and Aer Lingus. London and Edinburgh have 272 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Edinburgh, consider visiting Edinburgh Royal Mile, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling, Edinburgh Castle, Glencoe, Bamburgh Castle, and Ben Nevis.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
British AirwaysBAWBAYesNo
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
Aer LingusEINEINoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 5 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from London to Edinburgh?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between London and Edinburgh takes around 1.4 hours.
What is the flight distance between London and Edinburgh?
The flight distance between London and Edinburgh is 510 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between London and Edinburgh?
Several carriers operate flights between London and Edinburgh. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include British Airways, easyJet.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and New York, Tel Aviv, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Dublin, Athens, Atlanta, Barcelona, Paris, Amsterdam, Rome, Denver, Dallas, Lisbon, Miami, Madrid, Berlin.
What are the most popular routes to and from Edinburgh?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Edinburgh and New York, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dublin, Chicago, Denver, Tel Aviv, Orlando, Miami, Washington, D.C., Barcelona, Copenhagen, Paris, Providence, Seattle, Reykjavik, Austin, Madrid, Budapest.
Which airports are there in London?
London is mainly served by Heathrow. But there are other airports nearby, including London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, London City, London Southend, RAF Northolt.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Southampton, Doncaster Sheffield, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Exeter, Cambridge, Coventry.
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, Blackpool, Carlisle Lake District Airport, Dundee, Durham Tees Valley.
What buses and trains depart from London?
A number of bus and train companies depart from London, including National Express.
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