The cheapest times to fly from CHQ to LGW are

  • April 2nd to June 17th (except the weeks of April 9th and June 4th)
  • September 3rd to October 21st

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 CHQ to LGW is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1274 for Saturday flights during late October to early November, or as low as $140 for Sunday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Chania (CHQ) to London (LGW) will usually cost between $214 to $519 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $225. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October to early November, with an average price of $614. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $389 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $367 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CHQ to LGW flight.

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

CHQ to LGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CHQ to LGW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chania. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to London, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Chania. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $284 (35%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $319. Return trip prices are from the LGW to CHQ 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 CHQ to LGW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 54 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from CHQ to LGW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: East Midlands Airport (EMA) in Derby

  • 126 miles (203 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 24.52% less expensive than LGW
  • Nonstop flights available

See CHQ to EMA flights

Destination alternative #2: London Stansted Airport (STN) in London

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 8.99% less expensive than LGW
  • Nonstop flights available

See CHQ to STN flights


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

Hack #1: Athens (CHQ > ATH > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $325
  • Average savings: $42 (11.44%)

See CHQ to SKG flights

Hack #2: Thessaloniki (CHQ > SKG > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $356
  • Average savings: $12 (3.13%)

See CHQ to ATH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Air Baltic, Austrian, British Airways, CSA, easyJet, Finnair, KLM, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Olympic, SAS, Sky Express, Smartwings, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TUI Airways, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Gatwick Airport to Souda Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1617 miles or 2602 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CHQ to LGW flight is about 3 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Chania and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from CHQ to LGW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CHQ
Origination airport name Souda Airport
City Chania
Country Greece
Latitude 35.5
Longitude 24.1

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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