The cheapest times to fly from AVP to LGW are

  • January 8th to May 27th (except the weeks of March 26th and May 7th)
  • October 1st to December 9th (except the weeks of October 29th and November 19th)

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 AVP to LGW is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $3249 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $635 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP) to London (LGW) will usually cost between $755 to $1697 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $780. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1666. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $887 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1031 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AVP to LGW flight.

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

AVP to LGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AVP to LGW flight is priced close to the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Wilkes-Barre. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $300 (22%) 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 $948. Return trip prices are from the LGW to AVP 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 AVP to LGW can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 18 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from AVP to LGW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 25 miles (40 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 14.94% less expensive than LGW
  • 1-layover flights available

See AVP to LHR flights

Destination alternative #2: London City Airport (LCY) in London

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 2.13% less expensive than LGW
  • 2-layover flights available

See AVP to LCY flights


Flight Hacking AVP to LGW

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 AVP to LGW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (AVP > BOS > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $582
  • Average savings: $450 (43.6%)

See AVP to BOS flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (AVP > MCO > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $691
  • Average savings: $340 (32.98%)

See AVP to MCO flights

Hack #3: Tampa, FL (AVP > TPA > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $725
  • Average savings: $306 (29.68%)

See AVP to TPA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AVP to LGW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, Tap Air Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Gatwick Airport to Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3509 miles or 5647 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AVP to LGW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AVP to LGW flight is about 7 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from AVP to LGW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AVP
Origination airport name Wilkes Barre Scranton International Airport
City Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.3
Longitude -75.7

Return Airport

Destination code LGW
Destination airport name London Gatwick Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.1
Longitude -0.2


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