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Flights from London to Edinburgh

LHR - EDI route map LHR to EDI. All flight routes from Heathrow, United Kingdom to Edinburgh Airport, United Kingdom. These flights are operated by 3 different airlines. You can either fly non-stop with British Airways or choose from 1 different transit flights. The shortest flight time is 1 hour and 25 minutes.

LHR Heathrow
United KingdomLondon, United Kingdom
EDI Edinburgh Airport
United KingdomEdinburgh, United Kingdom
United KingdomLondon, United Kingdom
Edinburgh Airport
United KingdomEdinburgh, United Kingdom

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Non-stop routes:


British Airways
Non-stop with British Airways. 10-14 flights per day.

1h 25m


1 stop routes with the same airline:


Via Belfast BHD
1 stop with Aer Lingus. 1-2 flights per day.

4h 28m

1 stop routes with codeshare or different airlines:


Via Belfast BHD
1 stop with British Airways. 2 flights per day.


4h 10m

London to Edinburgh flights

With over 77 flights every week and 2 different airlines you have a wide option of flights to choose from. You can fly non-stop to Edinburgh (EDI) from London (LHR) with British Airways or you can choose the stopover option via Belfast (BHD).

Tip! Consider arriving at Edinburgh (EDI) or Edinburgh (EDI) instead.

London to Edinburgh with British Airways

You can fly non-stop every weekday with flights departing from 6 am to 22 pm. British Airways is a member of the air alliance OneWorld.

With Flybe

If you fly from London with Flybe you will do a stopover in Belfast, BHD before reaching Edinburgh. This flight trip will take 3 hours and 40 minutes and you can fly every day of the week except saturdays and sunday with departures at 08:05 or 09:05.

Miles & flight time: LHR - EDI

The shortest flight time between LHR and EDI is 1 hour and 25 minutes.

ViaTotal flight timeLayover timeMiles
Direct1h 25m-333 (536 km)
BHD Belfast3h 35m2h 15m450 (724 km)
The flight times and layover times in the table above are approximate and varies depending on flightnumber, aircraft, airline, weather and time of day.LHR-EDI flight routesLondon to Edinburgh flight routes illustrated on a map.
London - Edinburgh route map and flight paths

You can fly to Edinburgh (EDI) from London (LHR) non-stop with British Airways. The flight takes approximately 1 hour and 25 minutes. If you travel with a connecting flight instead, for example via Belfast, the total flight time will be 3 hours and 35 minutes.

If you are interested in direct flights, you can choose from British Airways. If you choose to fly with stops instead you can fly with British Airways.

The flight time between Heathrow, LHR and Edinburgh, EDI, is 1 hour and 25 minutes. The distance is 450 miles (or 724 kilometers).

Yes, you can fly non-stop to EDI from LHR with British Airways.

A codeshare agreement means that cooperating airlines are able to sell seats on each other’s flights. This means that you are able to travel to more destinations than your airline of choice normally offers. Codeshare flights are also beneficial because of the seamless transits you can get with connecting flights from the same airline. The downside of choosing a codeshare flight can be that you in some cases can’t upgrade codeshare flights or use elite benefits.

A connecting or transit flight means that you reach your final destination through two or more flights – in other words a non-direct flight. You will change to a new aircraft after your first flight, this may include moving to another terminal at the airport aswell. The time required to transfer passengers and luggage between flights is called Minimum Connecting Time (MCT) and are always taken into account here on

If you bought your whole flight on a single ticket, the airline will book you on the next available connecting flight.

With connecting flights, checked in luggage is most commonly forwarded to your final destination when buying a single ticket for both flights.

If you miss your connecting flight due to circumstances outside your control such as your first flight being delayed, you should turn to your airline who will provide you with a seat on the next available flight. This is usually done free of charge, and only applies if you purchased your trip as one ticket. If the next connecting flight is the following day, the airline usually provides accommodation and meals.