The cheapest times to fly from CHO to LGW are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 20th
  • 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 CHO to LGW is early November. Prices can be as high as $1504 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $620 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Charlottesville, VA (CHO) to London (LGW) will usually cost between $719 to $1356 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $753. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1293. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $541 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $944 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CHO to LGW flight.

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

CHO to LGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CHO to LGW flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Charlottesville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far 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 $167 (16%) 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 $870. Return trip prices are from the LGW to CHO 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 CHO 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 45 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 CHO to LGW while comparing.

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

  • 25 miles (40 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 1.69% less expensive than LGW
  • 1-layover flights available

See CHO to LHR flights


Flight Hacking CHO 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 CHO to LGW — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $553
  • Average savings: $392 (41.47%)

See CHO to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (CHO > LGA > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $561
  • Average savings: $383 (40.57%)

See CHO to LGA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (CHO > JFK > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $660
  • Average savings: $284 (30.08%)

See CHO to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Gatwick Airport to Charlottesville Albemarle Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3762 miles or 6054 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CHO to LGW flight is about 7 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Charlottesville, VA and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from CHO to LGW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CHO
Origination airport name Charlottesville Albemarle Airport
City Charlottesville, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 38.1
Longitude -78.5

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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