The cheapest times to fly from LCY to EDI are

  • August 27th to March 18th (except the weeks of October 15th, December 17th, and December 24th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LCY to EDI is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $278 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $83 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Edinburgh

Flying from London (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) will usually cost between $90 to $221 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $93. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $237. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $144 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $120 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCY to EDI flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LCY to EDI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LCY to EDI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LCY to EDI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $36 (24%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $113. Return trip prices are from the EDI to LCY flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LCY to EDI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 35 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LCY to EDI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SWISS, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Edinburgh Airport to London City Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 337 miles or 542 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LCY to EDI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCY to EDI flight is about 1 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Edinburgh?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from LCY to EDI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LCY
Origination airport name London City Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude 0.1

Return Airport

Destination code EDI
Destination airport name Edinburgh Airport
City Edinburgh
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 56
Longitude -3.4


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