The cheapest times to fly from LDY to EDI are

  • August 6th to March 4th (except the weeks of August 13th, October 22nd, December 10th, and January 1st)

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 LDY to EDI is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $615 for Monday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $62 for Thursday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Edinburgh

Flying from Londonderry (LDY) to Edinburgh (EDI) will usually cost between $69 to $613 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $163. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $589. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $426 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $375 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LDY to EDI flight.

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

LDY to EDI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LDY to EDI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Londonderry. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.44, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Edinburgh, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Londonderry. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $222 (46%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $254. Return trip prices are from the EDI to LDY 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 LDY 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 16 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from LDY to EDI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Glasgow Airport (GLA) in Glasgow

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from EDI
  • Usually 62.13% less expensive than EDI
  • Nonstop flights available

See LDY to GLA flights


Flight Hacking LDY to EDI

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from LDY to EDI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Manchester (LDY > MAN > EDI)

  • Price for both tickets: $207
  • Average savings: $168 (44.8%)

See LDY to MAN flights

Hack #2: London (LDY > STN > EDI)

  • Price for both tickets: $238
  • Average savings: $137 (36.53%)

See LDY to STN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Loganair, Ryanair, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Edinburgh Airport to Londonderry Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 162 miles or 261 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LDY to EDI flight is about 1 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Londonderry and Edinburgh?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 37 available flights from LDY to EDI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LDY
Origination airport name Londonderry Airport
City Londonderry
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 55
Longitude -7.2

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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