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Flights to Edinburgh

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British Airways operates regular flights to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) from London. Shortly after arrival, you'll be standing on the Royal Mile ready to discover the cobbled lanes of Edinburgh's Old Town. 

Why not time your flight to Edinburgh to coincide with huge events like Hogmanay, the Military Tattoo or the Edinburgh Festival? The city offers a brilliant night out, with great restaurants and superb cocktail bars. It is also very cultural, with lots of museums and galleries to visit. Don’t be afraid to venture outside of the city, the surrounding area is beautiful and ideal for long country walks. Search for cheap Edinburgh flights today and enjoy a trip to the Scottish capital for less.

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Duration of your flight to Edinburgh

Our direct flights from London to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) take just over one hour. Which means you'll be enjoying the sights of the fantastic Scottish capital in no time. With online, mobile and airport check-in options, your trip to Edinburgh is hassle-free with British Airways.

Flying to Edinburgh with British Airways

When you fly with British Airways, you can choose a departure date that suits you and you’ll enjoy a safe and comfortable journey. Our cabin crew will be happy to help you with anything you need, so you can simply relax. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 48 hours before you fly.

On arrival in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Airport is located just eight miles from the centre, it couldn’t be easier to get into the heart of the city. Trains and buses connect the airport with the main stations in town. Trains travel 24 hours from the airport and cost £4.50 for a single 30-minute journey. The number 35 bus goes from outside the terminal, which costs just £1.50 and takes around an hour. Alternatively, taxis and car hire are available from the terminal building for exploring the area at your own pace.

Travelling for business?

When it comes to corporate travel to Edinburgh, British Airways really does mean business. With up to 14 services a day, it’s easy to find one to perfectly suit your schedule. Fly with us and benefit from:

  • Fly from London’s most convenient airports, with flights from Heathrow or London City
  • Great value hand baggage only fares featuring a generous allowance of 2 items
  • A highly rewarding business loyalty programme, On Business
  • Collecting both Avios and On Business points on the same eligible flights

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