Round Trip Plane Tickets to London England

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Popularity of London as a Global Tourist Destination

In 2019, a record 19.9 million travelers visited London. Of those, 4.1% were from the US alone. This England’s buzzing capital is the 3rd most-visited city in the world. From magnificent history and culture to cutting-edge fashion and food, the city leaves visitors spoilt for choice.

London Tourism by Season

High

  • June to August (summer)
  • December to January (winter). Festivity sparks tourism

Low

  • Beginning of September through October
  • September is the beginning of autumn

Shoulder

  • March through May (spring)
  • Mid-September to November (autumn)

Worst

  • December to February. (If mid-30s°F is not bearable, this is not the right time for you)

Cheapest Months to Fly to London

The airfare trends on one-way flights to London LHR from 6 US locations (one from each time zone) have been displayed to help you find out the best month to visit London, England at the cheapest fare. 

From Honolulu HNL to London LHR

Cheapest Months: October, March and August (Economy Class Flights). Little or no fluctuation is seen in the cost of Premium, Business or First Class plane tickets to London. 

Airline: American Airlines | Departure Date: 30th of every month, except in Aug* | Fares checked on September 27, 2019 | No. of Connection: 1 (LAX, Los Angeles)

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From Alaska ANC to London LHR

Cheapest Months: February, March and October. The fluctuation in the cost of airline tickets to London can be seen across all travel classes, though it’s not much noticeable in the first class.

Airline: Alaska Airlines | Departure Date: 30th of every month, except in Aug* | Fares checked on September 27, 2019 | No. of Connection: 1 (LAX, Los Angeles)

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From San Francisco SFO to London LHR

Cheapest Months: April, July, December For Economy Travel. Little or no fluctuation is seen in case of Premium, Business or First Class Travel.

Airline: American Airlines | Departure Date: 30th of every month, except in Aug*| Fares checked on September 27, 2019 | No. of Connection: No (All Nonstop flights)

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From Denver DEN to London LHR

Cheapest Months: Trend shows airfare consistency across all travel classes throughout the years. 

Airline: British Airways | Departure Date: 30th of every month, except in Sep (15th date) | Fares checked on September 27, 2019 | No. of Connection: No (All Nonstop flights)

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From Chicago ORD to London LHR

Cheapest Months: Consistency found in the airfares 

Airline: Finnair (Eco, Prem Eco, Business), British Airways (First) | Departure Date: 30th of every month, except of Aug* (avg. of last two months) | Fares checked on September 27, 2019 | No. of Connection: No (All Nonstop flights)

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From New York JFK to London LHR

Cheapest Months: September, October. July and August are moderate. 

Airline: American Airways | Departure Date: 30th of every month, except of Aug* (20th day of the month) | Fares checked on September 27, 2019 | No. of Connection: No (All Nonstop flights)

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Airlines Operating Flights to London from the US (Ascending Airfare)

For Economy/Premium Economy Flights

Westjet Airlines
Aer Lingus
Finnair
British Airways
 Iberia
SAS
Virgin Atlantic
KLM
Air France
United Airlines
Aeromexico
American Airlines
Air Canada
Austrian Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Lufthansa

For Business Class Flights

 Norwegian Air UK Ltd 
SAS 
Turkish Airlines  
Icelandair 
Aer Lingus 
Korean Air 
United Airlines 
Aeromexico 
American Airlines
Virgin Atlantic
Finnair 
Air Canada 
KLM 
Air France 
British Airways 
Austrian Airlines 
Brussels 
Airlines  Lufthansa  
Swiss International Air Lines 

For First Class Flights

 United Airlines
American Airlines
British Airways
Korean Air
Air France
Swiss International Air Lines
Lufthansa

Airports in London

London has the busiest airspace in the world. In 2017, a total of 170, 980, 680 passengers journey involved one of London’s six airports including (Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, London City and Southend). Find the list of popular domestic and international airports in London.

Airports in London

London City Airport (IATA: LCY, ICAO: EGLC) is situated in the Royal Docks in the London Borough of Newham. LCY is 11 km (6.9 mi) east of the City of London.

Destinations connected to LCY: Rotterdam, Milan, Belfast City, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Amsterdam, Zurich, Exeter, Edinburgh, Geneva, Dublin and other destinations.

Heathrow Airport, also known as London Heathrow (IATA: LHR, ICAO: EGLL), is a major international airport in London. The airport ranks as the seventh-busiest airport in the world. A record 78 014 598 passengers enplaned and deplaned at the airport in 2017, according to the Airports Council International report.

Destinations connected to LHR: Abardeen, Abu Dhabi, Berlin, Los Angeles, Lisbon, Frankfurt, Miami, Riyadh, Zurich, Cork, Munich, Geneva and many other destinations.

Gatwick Airport is popularly known as London Gatwick (IATA: LGW, ICAO: EGKK). The airport is situated near Crawley in West Sussex, southeast England, 29.5 miles (47.5 km) south of Central London.

After LHR, this is the second-busiest airport by total passenger traffic in the United Kingdom. The airport connects the city with the world with direct and connecting flights.

Destinations connected to LGW: Denver, Kansas City, Washington, Tampa, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Boston, and New York, to name a few.

London Southend Airport (IATA: SEN, ICAO: EGMC) is in the Rochford District in Essex, England. The airport is around 36 miles (58 km) from the centre of London. Southend dominated as London’s third-busiest airport by the number of passenger traffic from the 1960s until the end of the 1970s, when London Stansted Airport took the lead. The airport is a hub for easyJet, Flybe, Ryanair, Stobart Air and Jota Aviation.

Destinations connected to SEN: Alicante, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Faro, Málaga, Malta, Murcia, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Prague, Antwerp, Caen, Groningen, Guernsey, Bilbao, Brest, Cluj-Napoca, Copenhagen, Dublin, Faro, Košice, Málaga, Treviso, etc.

Southampton Airport (IATA: SOU, ICAO: EGHI) borders the Borough of Eastleigh and is 3.5 nautical miles (6.5 km; 4.0 mi) north-north-east of central Southampton. The airport is managed by AGS Airports Limited.

Destinations connected to SOU: Alderney, Alicante, Amsterdam, Avignon, Belfast, Bergerac, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Bourgas, Brest, Chambery, Corfu, Cork, Corsica, Dublin, Dubrovnik, Dusseldorf, Edinburgh, Faro, Geneva, Glasgow, etc.

Birmingham Airport (IATA: BHX, ICAO: EGBB), formerly Birmingham International Airport and before that, Elmdon Airport, is 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi) east-southeast of Birmingham city centre. The airport is a hub for Flybe and focus city for Jet2.com, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines and TUI Airways.

Destinations connected to BHX: Belfast City, Amsterdam, Edinburgh, Berlin Tegel, Aberdeen, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Munich, Dublin, Munich, Antalya, Arrecife\Lanzarote, Malta and Hamburg

How Long is a Flight to London?

You may opt for nonstop or connecting flights to London. Most of the interchanging or layover airports are located in Iceland, Toronto (Canada) and Munich (Germany). Take a look at the flight distance and flight time from a few popular cities in the US to London.

Flight Flight Distance Flight Time
San Francisco to London 5,376 miles/8653 km 11 hours 15 minutes
Los Angeles, CA to London 5,454 miles/8778 km 11 hours 25 minutes
Chicago, IL to London 3,959 miles/6372 km 8 hours 25 minutes
New York City to London 3,466 miles/5578 km 7 hours 26 minutes
Dallas to London 4,759 miles/7659 km 10 hours 1 minute
Philadelphia, PA to London 3,552 miles/5716 km 7 hours 36 minutes

How to Find Cheap Flights to London

If you don’t want the money to become a hurdle on your vacation to London, here are some exclusive clues to keep in mind when you plan your London travel and confirm your flight reservation.

1. The cheapest season of the year to fly to London

Summer, from June through August, is crowded and winter barring the key festival times like Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve is deserted. Expect to find the cheapest flight tickets to London during winter. Summer sees deployment of special fuel-efficient planes from many of the US airports to London City, London Gatwick and London Heathrow Airport. Hence, keep your fingers crossed.

2. The cheapest day of the week to fly to London

London entices local as well as international weekend vacationers from nearby cities like Edinburg, Paris and Brussels. Booking a weekday flight is the best way to skip the competition. It helps you find the budget airfares to London as well as cheap accommodation.

3. The cheapest time of the day to fly to London

Traveling with a redeye flight to London would help you save more because flights departing late night or early morning interest fewer travelers.

4. The cheapest airlines to fly to London

Mostly London is served with flagship carriers. However, you may find some flights with budget carriers from your nearest airport to London. You should understand the difference between budget and full-service airlines regarding on-ground and inflight experience and be ready to sacrifice some of the services. Also, take note that budget carriers apply some add-on charges for services like on-board services, advance seat selection, and extra baggage.

London, England Travel Guide

London is the capital and largest city of both the United Kingdom and England. The city has earned a number of adjectives or titles. Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index ranks London on the second spot after Bangkok. According to the Global Property Handbook by Wealth-X, London is the most-desirable city in the world to live in followed by New York (USA) and Tokyo (Japan). Forbes calls it the most influential city in the world.

Nonstop flight connectivity to London is available from most of the US and non-US destinations, which you will find below.

Geography of London

Sitting on the River Thames, London is the largest urban area of the United Kingdom. The river flows west to east across the London Basin. Until the eighteenth century, London Bridge was the only bridge in or close to the city.

The city is located 50 miles (80 km) upstream from the place, so called estuary where the River merges into the North Sea.The port city London was founded by the Romans and the establishment dates back to the Bronze Age between 1750 BC and 1285 BC.

Though most of the present city is almost flat, history records some prominent hills in the City of London, including Ludgate Hill, Corn Hill and Tower Hill. These hills are developed in various gravel terrace deposits of the river Thames.

London has a marine climate or maritime climate characterized by cool summers and cool but not cold winters. The place doesn’t see any extremes of temperature, which makes the place a favorite holiday destination throughout the year.

Best Time to Visit London

With an average high temperature not exceeding 20 °C (68.5°F) around the year, London is the only place that you can visit and revisit at any time. However, if green and blooming parks appeal to you the most, spring would be the best choice. The moderate temperatures (Avg Low 5°C/41.2°F-Avg High 14°C/56.7°F) and precipitation (35-50 mm) along with 5 to 7 hours of sunshine make the weather pleasant. By delaying a bit, visiting in late spring, you will have the opportunities to get a panoramic view of the royal park. Fall and winter can be especially rainy. The airfares drop significantly and it’s easy to find cheap return flights to London. Learn more

Top Attractions in London

Whether it’s your maiden visit to let your kids have a glimpse of Tower of London; Kew Gardens; the Buckingham others, or a repeated one to rejuvenate yourself from the chores of life, London is always there to entertain you in surprising ways.

Depicting the evolution of human history, art, and culture, the British Museum tops the list of UK’s most visited spots. Whether you are heading with kids, your better half, or just alone, this most comprehensive collection of some 8 million works, main artifacts from the ancient and modern world, collected from all over the world illustrating the story of human culture are to leave you wondering.

An abode of 2, 300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 19th century, the National Gallery is one of the most visited art museums in the world. The collection highlights include The Arnolfini Portrait by Jan van Eyck, The Virgin of the Rocks by Leonardo da Vinci, The Ambassadors by Hans Holbein, The Fighting Temeraire by J. M. W. Turner, and more.

Included in one of the prominent centers for the arts, this is a complex of artistic venues located on the south bank of the River Thames. According to its official record, Southbank Centre hosts over two thousand paid performances of music, dance and literature annually and attracts over 6 million domestic and international visitors around.

The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. Established 1066, this epic tower commemorates the Norman Conquest of England. Based on a YouGov poll, Statista claims the place has been visited by 64% of London residents. Tower of London ranks as the 7th most-visited attractions.

Shopping in London

London is occupied with thematic shopping areas and shopping streets. With a diverse range of shopping options available — from luxury goods in Mayfair to quirky finds in Covent Garden, to large shopping such as Westfield and famous London department stores including the likes of Harrods – you are likely to get puzzled as what to attempt and what to leave for the next time. You can easily spend an hour, an afternoon or a whole day browsing shops in London.

Also referred to as the heart of London shopping, Oxford Street is home to more than 300 shops, designer outlets, and landmark stores. From the legendary Selfridges occupied with departmental stores like John Lewis and Debenhams provisioning luxury merchandises to Primark’s massive flagship store that allows you to bargain, to Topshop in Oxford Circus revealing the latest trends, you have many choices to make from. Meanwhile, if you sense your gastric juices craving the inside, then make your way to a side street, such as St Christopher’s Place and Berwick Street.Nearest Tube: Oxford Circus, Bond Street or Tottenham Court Road

A decadent restaurant housing a pub and party bar that never sleeps, Paradise By way of Kensal Green is located in Queen’s Park area. Relish the contemporary British cuisine along with cocktails prepared from the brands that you want. On the weekend, this coveted place becomes a party palace of DJ sets with people getting attuned to it shaking their legs transcending the ethnic barriers.

Meet the specialists of tapas and cocktail at Salvador & Amanda Bloomsbury. Located in Vernon Place, a stone throw away from Holborn station, the bar is spread over two floors. On the downstairs, you enjoy casual to eclectic tapas bites, vegetarian and non-vegetarian, whilst on the top floor, enjoy an authentic list of Spanish cocktails, wine, and food. The background music, with DJs on hand, will get you into the dance mood.

If you live music, this is the place to be. The Jazz Café in London is the confluence of contemporary artists of jazz, soul, world, funk, hip hop and dance. Book your tickets for a great night out at The Jazz Café. You can do so online. Based on your interest and availability, you can chalk out your fun time. The venue has got accessible bathroom.

Dining and Nightlife in London

London brings the best of both worlds. Along with plush eateries and fine dining, you can enjoy nightlife filled with music, dance and the best DJ beats.

Located in Farringdon, the Piano Works is a restaurant, cocktail bar, and a party lounge, all at the same time. Enjoy dinner majestically while the piano-led band plays your on-demand music. Once the dinner is over, the ambiance changes to the party-cum-dance theme.

Want to settle nothing but the best from the world of fashion? Perhaps, Bond Street and Mayfair are the areas to be. Experience luxury window shopping from stores with big tags like Burberry, Louis Vuitton, and Tiffany & Co., to name a few, while rubbing shoulders with celebrities.Nearest Tube: Bond Street or Piccadilly Circus

Fashionable, affordable and qualitative – if you want a combined shopping experience of all, then there could be no better alternative than Regent Street. Here you are likely to come across some of the premium and the oldest shops, including Hamleys, Liberty and The Apple Store. Men willing to transform them into typical British gentlemen should not miss historic Jermyn Street, which is home to bespoke shirt makers such as Benson & Clegg and shoe shops including John Lobb.Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus or Oxford Circus

Present at White City and Stratford, Westfield tops the list in terms of offering the best shopping, dining and entertainment experience in the UK. The shopping malls, on the one hand, are occupied with retail outlets from popular brands like Debenhams, Next, Marks & Spencer and House of Fraser, while on the other with luxury brands, such as Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo, All Saints, and Ted Baker. Want some entertainment and relax? No worries! Enjoy blockbusters in cinemas, or relax with your favorite cocktails at nearby bars and restaurants. With everything present under one roof, you don’t need to kill your time at all.Nearest Tube: White City or Shepherd’s Bush for Westfield London, and Stratford for Westfield Stratford City.

Travel Information for a Smooth Check-in at Airport

Airport Security Screening

Planning ahead and packing properly can help you to smoothly clear the security screening process. It eases your travel experience at the airport. If you are traveling for the first time or do not travel frequently, it’s important to take note that what you can pack in your carry-on and checked baggage before arriving at the airport. Some items might be restricted in carry on but allowed in checked-in and vice versa. Refer to this checklist on what you can carry on a flight.

Identification Documents You Need to Bring

Adult passengers 18 and over must show valid identification at the airport checkpoint in order to travel.

Children: Children under 18 are exempted from carrying any identification document when traveling with a companion within the United States. Contact the airline for questions regarding specific ID requirements for travelers under 18. However, when traveling with without both parents may be required to present a Letter of Consent. Documents confirming the age of child is also required at the time of screening.

Here is a complete list of identification documents.