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Recommended option

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow  •  3 h 3 min

  1. EDI - LHR

$52 - $213

Cheapest option

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. EDI - LTN

$50 - $155

9 alternative options

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. EDI - LGW

$58 - $158

Fly Edinburgh to London City, Tube, train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. EDI - LCY

$101 - $270

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  3 h 40 min

  1. GLA - LHR

$91 - $264

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, Tube, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. EDI - STN

$83 - $191

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 18 min

  1. NCL - LHR

$96 - $387

Train  •  5 h 15 min

$66 - $98

Bus  •  8 h 56 min

  1. National Express

$132 - $158

Night train  •  7 h 30 min

$58 - $82

Drive  •  6 h 44 min

  1. 398.6 miles

$85 - $130

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, England?

British Airways, Flybe and Aer Lingus fly from Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station hourly. Alternatively, Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 13 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$203
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is 529 km. The road distance is 638 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to night train which costs £40 - £65 and takes 7 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to fly which takes 3 h 3 min and costs £35 - £160.

It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, including transfers.

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