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Cheapest flights from London to Edinburgh

Cheapest flights to Edinburgh in the next 3 months

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Flights from London to Edinburgh

Flights from London to Edinburgh will get you to the ‘hilly capital’ within approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. Flights depart from Gatwick Airport (LGW), London City Airport (LCY) and Heathrow Airport (LHR), and land at Edinburgh Airport (EDI). The two major airlines flying from London to Edinburgh include British Airways and FlyBe. Travellers can catch a direct flight from London to Edinburgh.

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Things to know before you travel to Edinburgh

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip.

Country Scotland
Currency Pound Sterling
Exchange rate 1 EGP = 0.04 GBP
Language English
Hub airport Edinburgh Airport
Time difference There is no time difference between London and Edinburgh.
Travel adaptor Type G

Travel documents

Egyptian citizens will need a visa and valid passport to fly from London to Edinburgh, while EU citizens do not need a visa or passport to fly between the two cities.

Airport information

From Edinburgh Airport, it is a 29-minute tram ride, or a 35-minute drive, to the city centre of Edinburgh.

Main attractions

The main attractions in Edinburgh include the Museum of Scotland, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and the Holyrood Palace.

Cost of living in Edinburgh

Compare the costs of everyday items in London and Edinburgh

Average meal

Inexpensive restaurant

London E£ 343
Edinburgh E£ 274

Local beer

0,5L Draught

London E£ 103
Edinburgh E£ 91

Pack of cigarettes


London E£ 228
Edinburgh E£ 219

Taxi 1km

Normal Tariff

London E£ 91
Edinburgh E£ 35



London E£ 60
Edinburgh E£ 58
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