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The cheapest times to fly from CID to STN are

  • January 1st to March 11th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • August 13th to March 11th (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, February 5th, and February 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 CID to STN is late January. Prices can be as high as $6284 for Friday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $850 for Sunday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to London

Flying from Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA (CID) to London (STN) will usually cost between $973 to $3791 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $998. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $3446. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2448 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1220 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CID to STN flight.

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

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CID to STN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CID to STN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Cedar Rapids. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to STN, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into CID. Fridays 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 $1003 (37%) 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 $1318. Return trip prices are from the STN to CID flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CID to STN 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 22 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 STN while comparing.

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

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from STN
  • Usually 26.73% less expensive than STN
  • 1-layover flights available

See CID to LHR flights

Destination alternative #2: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from STN
  • Usually 24.97% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See CID to LGW flights

Destination alternative #3: Manchester Airport (MAN) in Manchester

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from STN
  • Usually 22.18% less expensive than STN
  • 1-layover flights available

See CID to MAN flights

Destination alternative #4: London City Airport (LCY) in London

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from STN
  • Usually 18.57% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See CID to LCY flights

 

Flight Hacking CID to STN

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 STN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Newark, NJ (CID > EWR > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $973
  • Average savings: $247 (20.21%)

See CID to EWR flights

Hack #2: Edinburgh (CID > EDI > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1002
  • Average savings: $218 (17.88%)

See CID to EDI flights

Hack #3: Prague (CID > PRG > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1018
  • Average savings: $202 (16.52%)

See CID to PRG flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CID to STN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Eurowings, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Stansted Airport to The Eastern Iowa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4100 miles or 6598 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CID to STN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CID to STN flight is about 8 hour 22 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 45 available flights from CID to STN.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code CID
Origination airport name The Eastern Iowa Airport
City Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.9
Longitude -91.7

Return Airport

Destination code STN
Destination airport name London Stansted Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.9
Longitude 0.2

 

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