The cheapest times to fly from BWI to LGW are
- January 8th to March 25th
- April 16th to May 27th (except the weeks of April 30th and May 7th)
- September 24th 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 BWI to LGW is early October. Prices can be as high as $1380 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $530 for Tuesday flights around early October.
When to Fly to London
Flying from Baltimore, MD (BWI) to London (LGW) will usually cost between $546 to $1065 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $563. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1076. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $513 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $625 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BWI to LGW flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BWI to LGW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the BWI to LGW flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Baltimore. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LGW, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into BWI. 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 $118 (14%) 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 $639. Return trip prices are from the LGW to BWI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from BWI to LGW 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 32 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 BWI to LGW while comparing.
- 25 miles (40 km) away from LGW
- Usually 13.76% less expensive than LGW
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Hacking BWI 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 BWI to LGW — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $514
- Average savings: $112 (17.84%)
- Price for both tickets: $535
- Average savings: $91 (14.48%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from BWI to LGW? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from London Gatwick Airport to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 3642 miles or 5861 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from BWI to LGW?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop BWI to LGW flight is about 7 hour 32 minutes.
How many flights go between Baltimore, MD and London?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from BWI to LGW.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||London Gatwick Airport|
|Country||the United Kingdom|
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