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Cheapest one-way trip

$15

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

$35

Cheapest round-trip

$28

Average round-trip

$82

Nonstop flights in December

$35 – $603

Round trips

London STNEdinburgh EDI

Ryanair UK

$28
London STNEdinburgh EDI

Ryanair UK

$28

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Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, or London City when they travel from London to Edinburgh. Book your trip to arrive at Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh - Hanover St Bus stop, Edinburgh-Bankhead, or Edinburgh-Balgreen. The distance between London and Edinburgh is 494 km. The most popular airlines for this route are British Airways, easyJet, Wizz Air, Pegasus, and Turkish Airlines. London and Edinburgh have 239 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Edinburgh, consider visiting Bamburgh Castle, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Ben Nevis, Stirling, Glencoe, Edinburgh Royal Mile, and Edinburgh Castle.

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easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
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Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
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PegasusPGTPCNoOpens 48 days before flight
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United Kingdom COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United Kingdom – 12/2022
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Most travelers from London, LHR can enter Edinburgh, EDI.

Departure

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

Return

Travel 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 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 494 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 Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, 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, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Exeter, Norwich, Humberside, 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, Durham Tees Valley, Dundee.
What buses and trains depart from London?
A number of bus and train companies depart from London, including National Express.
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