The cheapest times to fly from CID to LGW are
- January 8th to March 25th
- April 9th to June 3rd (except the week of April 30th)
- October 8th to December 9th (except the week of October 29th)
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 CID to LGW is late May. Prices can be as high as $1710 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $676 for Tuesday flights around late May.
When to Fly to London
Flying from Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA (CID) to London (LGW) will usually cost between $792 to $1322 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 $693. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1472. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $779 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $915 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CID to LGW flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CID to LGW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the CID to LGW flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Cedar Rapids. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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 $125 (11%) 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 $924. Return trip prices are from the LGW to CID 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 CID 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 8 hour 23 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 CID to LGW while comparing.
- 25 miles (40 km) away from LGW
- Usually 2.35% less expensive than LGW
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Hacking CID 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 CID to LGW — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $698
- Average savings: $218 (23.77%)
- Price for both tickets: $724
- Average savings: $191 (20.87%)
- Price for both tickets: $735
- Average savings: $181 (19.73%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from CID to LGW? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 15 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, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from London Gatwick Airport to The Eastern Iowa Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 4110 miles or 6614 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from CID to LGW?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop CID to LGW flight is about 8 hour 23 minutes.
How many flights go between Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA and London?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from CID to LGW.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||The Eastern Iowa Airport|
|City||Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||London Gatwick Airport|
|Country||the United Kingdom|
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