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There are 11 ways to get from Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by plane, train, subway, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow  •  2h 52m

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

$49 - $206

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Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, bus  •  4h 20m

  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

$47 - $147

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Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 12m

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

$89 - $258

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR

$93 - $377

Fly Edinburgh to London City, subway, train  •  4h 10m

  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 Terminals 2 & 3

$95 - $265

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, subway, train  •  4h 17m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW
  2. Take the subway from Victoria station to Paddington station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3

$88 - $215

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, subway, train  •  4h 35m

  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 Terminals 2 & 3

$77 - $185

Train LNER  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

$65 - $95

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Watford Junction

$238 - $357

Bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express

$120 - $150

Drive  •  6h 45m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 399.6 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to fly and bus which costs £35 - £120 and takes 4h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to fly which costs £35 - £160 and takes 2h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Heathrow Airport London T2,3. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 45m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 331 miles. The road distance is 399.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) without a car is to train which takes 5h 15m and costs £50 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2h 52m to get from Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.

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Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to fly which takes 2h 52m and costs £35 - £160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5h 15m, you could also bus, which costs £95 - £120 and takes 8h 45m.

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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 London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
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  • Distance: 331.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 52m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England?

British Airways, Flybe and Aer Lingus fly from Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) hourly. Alternatively, LNER operates a train from Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 4h 13m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Bank station to Lancaster Gate station
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Victoria station to Paddington station
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Liverpool Street station to Lancaster Gate station
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $350
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Day Single
$220 - $350
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 Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
National Express
Bus from Edinburgh to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 400 miles. It takes approximately 6h 45m to drive from Edinburgh to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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

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There are 6786+ hotels available in London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32m and costs £3 - £5.

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