The cheapest times to fly from ALB to LHR are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 27th (except the week of May 7th)
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 ALB to LHR is late May. Prices can be as high as $1701 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $677 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Albany, NY (ALB) to London (LHR) will usually cost between $754 to $1195 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $684. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1253. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $569 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $835 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ALB to LHR flight.

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

ALB to LHR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ALB to LHR flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Albany. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LHR, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into ALB. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $88 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $861. Return trip prices are from the LHR to ALB 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 ALB to LHR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ALB to LHR

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 ALB to LHR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (ALB > BOS > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $677
  • Average savings: $158 (18.92%)

See ALB to BOS flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (ALB > MCO > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $682
  • Average savings: $154 (18.38%)

See ALB to MCO flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (ALB > LGA > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $683
  • Average savings: $153 (18.26%)

See ALB to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ALB to LHR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Heathrow Airport to Albany International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3353 miles or 5396 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ALB to LHR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ALB to LHR flight is about 7 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Albany, NY and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from ALB to LHR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ALB
Origination airport name Albany International Airport
City Albany, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.7
Longitude -73.8

Return Airport

Destination code LHR
Destination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5


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