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Departure Thu, 03 Jan Return Mon, 07 Jan
LTN London
EDI Edinburgh
return from £63
Departure Tue, 08 Jan Return Tue, 08 Jan
STN London
EDI Edinburgh
return from £25
Departure Fri, 04 Jan Return Fri, 11 Jan
LCY London
EDI Edinburgh
return from £70
Departure Sat, 05 Jan Return Sat, 12 Jan
LGW London
EDI Edinburgh
return from £56
Flight route information
Edinburgh is a magical medieval city that is known for its gothic buildings and ancient atmosphere.
Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Edinburgh are 32% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Edinburgh is 5% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Edinburgh is 40% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Edinburgh is 2% cheaper than in London.

( London airports
  • ? Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ? Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ? Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
) Edinburgh airports
  • ? Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ? Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 42 miles
  • ? Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 63 miles
L Distance: 332 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

London is one of the most visited cities on the planet and is also a great financial centre. For this reason, there are several airports in the city to handle all those millions of passengers who arrive for business or pleasure. The city is served by London City Airport, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted, Southend and Heathrow airports.

Flights from London to Edinburgh may take off from any of the six airports. All of the airports, except London City, are far from the city and connected by trains. Luton Airport is known for being featured on the TV series, Airline, and also in advertisements, most notably, in a Campari ad.

Getting to London airport

London Edinburgh flights may take off from any of the six airports in the city. If your flight is leaving from Heathrow, take a train from Paddington Station to the airport. If you are leaving from Gatwick, there is a train from Victoria Station to the airport. To Luton, Southend and Stansted, you can take the respective trains that leave from central London stations. If your plane is leaving from London City Airport, all you need to do is just take a taxi. This airport is well within the city and a train journey is not required to reach it.

Arriving to Edinburgh

Edinburgh is one of the most enchanting cities in Europe and has preserved most of its medieval buildings. Begin your journey at Old Town, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Edinburgh Castle and head toward St. Giles' Cathedral. Do not forget to visit the High Street and Abbey Strand, which are known for their majestic buildings and charm. Next, travel to the New Town, which is the central part of Edinburgh. Here, take a stroll across Princes Street, where you can shop till you drop. You can also relax at the Princes Street Gardens, which is a relaxing and quiet place.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to Edinburgh from London land at Edinburgh Airport, which is located in the Ingliston neighbourhood of the city. The easiest way to get to Edinburgh Airport from the city centre is by taking the Airlink 100 express bus from the centre of the city. Stagecoach runs express bus services too, and can be a good option. Another option is to just hop on the Edinburgh Tram and get off at the Edinburgh Airport tram stop. A more expensive option is to hire a taxi or a private transfer from wherever you are. However, the cheapest and quickest option is to take the bus.

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Latest Edinburgh airports customer reviews

3.8 /5
Reviews: 5
5.0 /5
Annu sharma
Date 2018-04-15 Age 31-50 City India

Very sorted airport and clean. All staffs were very polite n helping

4.0 /5
Date 2018-03-23 Age 51-70 City Paisley

Plenty of facilities, fine place to travel from

3.0 /5
Date 2018-02-20 Age 51-70 City Argyll

Charge for drop off ridiculous

3.0 /5
Date 2017-09-20 Age Over 70 City Lanarkshire

Could do with moving walkways

4.0 /5
Date 2017-07-05 Age Over 70 City Scotland

Very good although the helpful staff to security staff ratio has gone down

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3.6 /5
Reviews: 7
4.0 /5
Date 2018-04-02 Age 51-70 City UK

Limited seating and uncomfortable at best

1.0 /5

See above comment. We still haven?t taken off!

5.0 /5
Date 2018-02-26 Age 51-70 City Stirling

New security search good capacity quick throughput, fair walk to gate but travolator helped.

5.0 /5
Date 2017-11-30 Age 31-50 City Fife

Clean and tidy and easy to use. Bit disappointed they took soft play away for children

3.0 /5
Date 2017-09-03 Age 31-50 City Fife

I was very stressed by the time I got on the flight

4.0 /5
Date 2017-04-10 Age 31-50 City Edinburgh


3.0 /5
I don't have one and this question is offensive
Date 2016-12-24 Age Over 70

No information desk

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