|Avg. Train Duration:|
1 hours 7 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£24|
|Trains depart from:||Rye|
|Trains arrive in:||London|
Flying the London to Edinburgh route is quick and easy. With 15 or more flights operating per day on weekdays from airports like Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick, there's a lot of choice on offer. And with flights lasting just 1 hour and 30 minutes or so, passengers can arrive in Scotland's capital in next to no time. With early flights leaving around 7:00 a.m. and later flights departing after 20:00 p.m., passengers will be able to choose a schedule that suits them best.
Flight times on this route can vary a little depending on the time of travel and the airline in question. Some flights can take up to 1 hour and 40 minutes, while flights on easyJet take 1 hour and 35 minutes from Gatwick or 1 hour and 20 minutes from Stansted or Luton. Usually, no layovers or changes are required due to the short duration.
There are lots of flights between these two cities meaning there is a range of travel options. Around 15 daily flights on this route are scheduled from airports across the Greater London area although this can vary depending on the day of the week. Some days, this can rise to around 18 flights per day. With easyJet, there are 13 flights per day during the week and usually around five or more per day at the weekend.
Departure airport: Flights from London to Edinburgh depart from various airports, all of which are easily accessed from central London. Gatwick Airport, for example, can be accessed in just 31 minutes on the train from Victoria station, while Stansted can be reached in under an hour from Liverpool Street. All of London's airports have excellent facilities, including car parks, accessibility services and restaurant options.
Arrival airport: Edinburgh Airport is conveniently located near the city centre. The AirLink 100 bus takes passengers to central Edinburgh in just half an hour and runs once every ten minutes 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The airport has both long-stay and drop-off/pick-up parking facilities and a variety of stores selling clothing, food, toiletries and more.