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Cheapest prices for Gatwick flights by month
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Gatwick is October. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.
When is the best time to fly to Gatwick?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
$1,177 - $2,123
9 - 23 °C
35 - 71 mm
The best time to fly to Gatwick is during November, but great deals can be found at other times. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Gatwick then July is statistically the hottest. October is historically the period with most rainfall.
When is the best time to book flights to Gatwick?
The best time to book flights to Gatwick is 47 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
Days before departure
Which day is cheapest to fly to Gatwick?
At the moment, Monday is the most economical day to take a flight to Gatwick. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
Flights in the afternoon are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Gatwick. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.
London Gatwick Airport is the second-busiest international airport in the UK – in terms of passenger traffic. Despite its sizeable distance from central London – it is situated north of Crawley almost 50km from the central business district – great transport links to and from the airport ensure that it remains an incredibly popular entry-point for visitors.
In fact, London Gatwick saw 31.3 million passengers in 2010, making it Europe’s ninth-busiest airport, and the continent’s leading airport for point-to-point flights. This impressive traffic is sure only to increase with the 2012 Olympic Games in London next summer.
Flights to London Gatwick Airport are offered by a variety of operators, including charter airlines such as Monarch and Thomson Airways, low-cost carriers such as easyJet and Flybe, and more established airlines, like British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. The huge range of international destinations you can access from Gatwick is illustrated by the diversity of its seven most-popular flights: Malaga, Dublin, Orlando, Alicante, Faro, Dubai, and Geneva.