There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station by plane, bus, subway, train, night bus or car

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Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow  •  3h 1m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR

£44 - £169

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Bus  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport 809 / ...

£18 - £22

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Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, bus  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW
  2. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5

£42 - £224

Fly Edinburgh to London City, subway, train  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  2. Take the subway from Bank station to Lancaster Gate station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminal 5

£89 - £264

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR

£61 - £281

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, bus  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3

£39 - £286

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, subway, train  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  2. Take the subway from Liverpool Street station to Lancaster Gate station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminal 5

£83 - £206

Train  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

£55 - £388

Train, night bus  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
  2. Take the night bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 240

£125 - £302

Drive  •  6h 44m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station 398.4 miles

£65 - £100

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to bus which costs £17 - £23 and takes 10h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to fly which costs £40 - £170 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Heathrow Terminal 5 station via King's Cross St. Pancras station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 25m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is 331 miles. The road distance is 398.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station without a car is to train which takes 5h 25m and costs £50 - £390.

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It takes approximately 3h 1m to get from Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to fly which takes 3h 1m and costs £40 - £170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £50 - £390 and takes 5h 25m, you could also bus, which costs £17 - £23 and takes 10h 14m.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station train services, operated by LNER, arrive at London Kings Cross station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station.
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  • Distance: 330.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 1m

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

British Airways and Aer Lingus fly from Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station every 2 hours. Alternatively, LNER operates a train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross hourly. Tickets cost £50 - £390 and the journey takes 4h 17m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £410
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £220
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £310
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Bank station to Lancaster Gate station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Liverpool Street station to Lancaster Gate station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Website
National Express
Night bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is 398 miles. It takes approximately 6h 44m to drive from Edinburgh to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station.

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Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 1201+ hotels available in Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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