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About Flights to London

Summary info about London flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£16

Best Return Price

£36

Fastest flight time

1h 35m

Operated By

2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to London from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £16 (Edinburgh Turnhouse to London Stansted).
The best return flight price to London from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £36 (Edinburgh Turnhouse to London Stansted).
The fastest flight to London from United Kingdom takes 1h 35m (Glasgow Intl to London Gatwick).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to London, including Ryanair and easyJet.

When is the best time to fly to London?

It doesn’t take long to fly to Heathrow Airport, London, from other parts of the United Kingdom. From Manchester, you will be touching down in the capital city just over an hour after take-off. You can take a trip from the Scottish Highlands too and fly from Aberdeen to London in just over 1 hour and 30 minutes, so even the most rural of cities seem close. Or why not take a flight across the Irish Sea from Belfast, which takes just under 1 hour and 30 minutes to land in London, United Kingdom. Bear in mind that although Heathrow is London's busiest airport, there are three other major airports, Gatwick in the South, Stansted in the North, and London City in the East, which are also worth checking out depending on where you're flying from.

You can choose to fly directly to Heathrow Airport, London, from many areas of the UK, making it a great location for business and leisure travel. You can find London flight deals from popular airports such as Manchester Airport and Newcastle International Airport, which both fly non-stop to London from the north of England. You can also fly direct to London from Northern Ireland’s Belfast International Airport and Scotland’s Edinburgh Airport just as quickly.

The best price found on momondo to London was £5/pp from Milan, which is 98% cheaper than the average flight price to London. To find the cheapest price to London from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The cheapest month to fly to London from United Kingdom is in May. Flight prices, which tend to average around £98, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. The month of June is another great option to travel to London, with average flight prices from United Kingdom averaging around £98.

In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to London is about 59 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are £107. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to London from United Kingdom for as low as £36 on momondo.

Our data shows that Wednesday is the least expensive day to fly to London. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as £111. When flying out on a Monday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United Kingdom to London for around £120.

The cheapest time of day to fly to London is in the evening when flights can be purchased for as low as £98. Flights in the morning are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of £119.

During the warmer months, hikers around the London area find that parks like Hyde Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to London in May, June, or July.

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near London is possible. If you are planning a flight to London, consider booking flights to London Heathrow Airport (14 mi from London city centre), London Gatwick Airport (24 mi from London city centre), London Luton Airport (28 mi from London city centre), London Stansted Airport (31 mi from London city centre) or London Southend Airport (36 mi from London city centre).

London Luton Airport has an average price of £132 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting London. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.

Yes, you can travel to Lewisham via a flight to London City airport in London (Lewisham is 4.8 mi from the airport).

At 9.5 mi away, London City airport in London is the closest to Hyde Park.


London flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to London found recently by users on momondo
Ryanair
8 Jun
EDI11:00Edinburgh Turnhouse
8h 35m
1 stop
STN19:35London Stansted
13 Jun
STN16:40London Stansted
23h 50m
1 stop
EDI16:30Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple Airlines
8 Jun
EDI16:35Edinburgh Turnhouse
23h 40m
1 stop
STN16:15London Stansted
13 Jun
STN16:40London Stansted
23h 50m
1 stop
EDI16:30Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
10 Jun
EDI03:05Edinburgh Turnhouse
16h 05m
1 stop
LTN19:10London Luton
12 Jun
LTN18:00London Luton
12h 05m
1 stop
EDI06:05Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
17 Jun
EDI16:00Edinburgh Turnhouse
14h 55m
1 stop
STN06:55London Stansted
20 Jun
STN03:20London Stansted
15h 35m
1 stop
EDI18:55Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
10 Jun
EDI03:05Edinburgh Turnhouse
16h 05m
1 stop
LTN19:10London Luton
12 Jun
LTN18:00London Luton
12h 05m
1 stop
EDI06:05Edinburgh Turnhouse
Ryanair
10 Jun
EDI16:00Edinburgh Turnhouse
12h 55m
1 stop
STN04:55London Stansted
13 Jun
STN16:40London Stansted
23h 50m
1 stop
EDI16:30Edinburgh Turnhouse

Find the cheapest one-way flights to London

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to London, view some of our deals below provided by Ryanair
Ryanair
24 May
EDI08:35Edinburgh Turnhouse
5h 40m
1 stop
STN14:15London Stansted
Ryanair
28 May
EDI02:30Edinburgh Turnhouse
12h 20m
1 stop
STN14:50London Stansted
Ryanair
27 May
EDI03:05Edinburgh Turnhouse
16h 05m
1 stop
LTN19:10London Luton

Which airlines fly to London?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to London

Which airlines fly to London?

British Airways is the airline most momondo users in United Kingdom opt for when booking flights to London. easyJet, Flybe and Loganair are also popular choices when flying to London from United Kingdom. Most major airlines flying from United Kingdom to London will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.

Virgin Atlantic Flights to London

Virgin Atlantic will jet to London around 101 times in an average week. Where you fly from will dictate what kind of deals you can get for Virgin Atlantic, but prices as low as £76 have been found from Edinburgh Turnhouse to London. Virgin Atlantic has scored 8.0/10 in momondo user reviews.

Aer Lingus Flights to London

Aer Lingus flies to London 160 times per week usually, making it a popular airline to fly with, particularly when heading to London from Dublin. Aer Lingus (rating: 8.0, 75 reviews) varies in price depending on when and where you want to fly to London from. The best Aer Lingus ticket price found on momondo to London was from Birmingham (£304 round-trip).


How to get to the city centre of London from the airport

From all the airports in London, travellers can get to the city centre with ease. Jump on the Heathrow Express, which runs every half an hour, and be in the city centre in about 15 minutes. Hop on the Stansted Express, which leaves every 15 to 30 minutes and takes around 40 minutes to get to Liverpool Street Station. Alternatively, the Gatwick Express departs up to four times every hour and takes approximately half an hour to reach the city centre. You can also get the N9 bus to Piccadilly from Heathrow in just over half an hour, the A9 bus to London Stratford from Stansted in 50 minutes, or the A3 bus to London Belmont from Gatwick in half an hour. If you’d rather travel by car, you can hail a taxi at your convenience or arrange an Uber, Lyft or Bolt journey through your mobile app. Taxi journeys to the city centre from Heathrow Airport, London, take half an hour, whereas journeys from Stansted Airport, London, and Gatwick Airport, London, take around 1 hour.


Popular routes to London

Most frequently searched flights to London along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Los Angeles to London Flights
Fastest flight time10h 10m
Cheapest price£308
Washington, D.C. to London Flights
Fastest flight time7h 05m
Cheapest price£308
San Francisco to London Flights
Fastest flight time10h 10m
Cheapest price£373
Vienna to London Flights
Fastest flight time2h 10m
Cheapest price£9
Chicago to London Flights
Fastest flight time7h 30m
Cheapest price£299
Toronto to London Flights
Fastest flight time7h 00m
Cheapest price£345
New York to London Flights
Fastest flight time10h 45m
Cheapest price£246
Miami to London Flights
Fastest flight time8h 30m
Cheapest price£414
Denver to London Flights
Fastest flight time8h 55m
Cheapest price£482
Madrid to London Flights
Fastest flight time2h 20m
Cheapest price£27
Tel Aviv to London Flights
Fastest flight time9h 20m
Cheapest price£74
Atlanta to London Flights
Fastest flight time7h 55m
Cheapest price£403
Vancouver to London Flights
Fastest flight time9h 10m
Cheapest price£365
Houston to London Flights
Fastest flight time8h 55m
Cheapest price£467
Orlando to London Flights
Fastest flight time8h 05m
Cheapest price£377
New Delhi to London Flights
Fastest flight time9h 20m
Cheapest price£458
Sydney to London Flights
Fastest flight time23h 40m
Cheapest price£774
Zurich to London Flights
Fastest flight time1h 35m
Cheapest price£51
Sao Paulo to London Flights
Fastest flight time15h 10m
Cheapest price£485
Berlin to London Flights
Fastest flight time2h 00m
Cheapest price£53

Visa requirements for visiting London

When flying from within the UK to London, a passport is not required, but it is advisable to take photographic identification with you. A visa is also not required when travelling to London from within the UK.


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Best things to do and see in London

London is a bustling city with a great array of sites for tourists to enjoy. If you want to visit museums, why not check out the Natural History Museum, which exhibits a large range of artefacts dating back hundreds of years. Close by to this is the Science Museum, where you can marvel at ground-breaking technology. In the summer months you can enjoy festivals across the capital, such as Wireless or SW4, which attract some of the biggest names in the music industry. Notting Hill Carnival, an annually held street carnival, is also well worth a visit for celebrating Caribbean heritage and culture. During the winter months, one of the most popular activities is ice skating on one of the ice rinks displayed across the city, including the ones at Somerset House, the Natural History Museum and the Tower of London.


Why use momondo?

To find the flight that best suits your needs, momondo gathers a range of flights from a large pool of different airlines and agents; you can then use our insights and filters to find and book the right flight to London.

momondo does allow users to show only those flights to London which offer a flexible booking policy as well as other useful filters and features.

Once you have performed a search for flights to London, momondo helps you find the right flight by offering useful filters to narrow down your flight selection. Flights can be filtered by multiple factors such as airline, airport and price; but also by other criteria like aircraft type and payment method.

Yes momondo offers price alerts on flights to London. After performing a search on this page you should be able to see the price alert set up feature. Simply provide a valid email address and momondo will instantly alert you when prices change.


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