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Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Seat selection available online 24hrs in advance
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
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Flights to Edinburgh

British Airways operates regular flights to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) from London Heathrow (LHR), London City (LCY) and London Gatwick (LGW). 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.

Our cheapest flights to Edinburgh from New York

  • $947
    May 2016
  • $947
    Jun 2016
  • $1324
    Jul 2016
  • $1068
    Aug 2016
  • $949
    Sep 2016
  • $900
    Oct 2016
  • $900
    Nov 2016
  • $900
    Dec 2016
  • $900
    Jan 2017
  • $900
    Feb 2017
  • $900
    Mar 2017
  • $947
    Apr 2017

How many passengers?

Young adults

Edinburgh flight facts

Duration of your flight to Edinburgh.

Our direct flights from London Heathrow (LHR), London City (LCY) or London Gatwick (LGW) 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.

British Airways are proud to operate over 20 flights a day to Edinburgh from London. Up to 18 from Heathrow, eight from London City and four from London Gatwick. When you travel to Edinburgh, you'll enjoy the comfort and convenience of award winning service from our friendly cabin crew. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a generous checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly – both options include complimentary on-board drinks and snacks.

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.

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