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Cheapest prices for Heathrow flights by month
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Heathrow 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 Heathrow?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
$1,186 - $2,120
9 - 23 °C
35 - 71 mm
The best time to fly to Heathrow is during October, but great deals can be found at other times. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Heathrow then July is statistically the hottest. October is historically the period with most rainfall.
When is the best time to book flights to Heathrow?
The best time to book flights to Heathrow is 50 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 Heathrow?
At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Heathrow. Friday 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 Heathrow. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.
London Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in the UK, and the fourth-busiest in the world, in terms of passenger traffic. However, Heathrow has the distinction of handling more international passengers than any other airport in the world – a testament to its importance as a transit-point for intercontinental travel.
Flights to Heathrow Airport are provided by an incredible 90 airlines, serving 180 destinations worldwide. Heathrow is home-base for British Airways, which operate direct and indirect flights to basically every major city you can think of, from Heathrow’s beautiful, new Terminal 5 building.
London certainly has an appropriate gateway in Heathrow Airport: a highly modern, convenient hub that is truly geared toward providing the best possible experience to travellers. There are plenty of easy, hassle-free transport options available to travellers looking to get downtown. The flocks of tourists, who are no doubt going to descend on London for the 2012 Olympic Games, can look forward to a warm welcome and efficient service.