The cheapest times to fly from DBQ to LHR are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 27th
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of November 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 DBQ to LHR is late May. Prices can be as high as $1639 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $688 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Dubuque, IA (DBQ) to London (LHR) will usually cost between $716 to $1365 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 $708. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1572. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $864 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $923 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DBQ to LHR flight.

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

DBQ to LHR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DBQ to LHR flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Dubuque. 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 $95 (9%) 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 $977. Return trip prices are from the LHR to DBQ 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 DBQ to LHR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 14 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DBQ to LHR

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 DBQ to LHR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DBQ > JFK > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $696
  • Average savings: $227 (24.59%)

See DBQ to JFK flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (DBQ > EWR > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $704
  • Average savings: $219 (23.73%)

See DBQ to EWR flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (DBQ > BOS > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $709
  • Average savings: $215 (23.24%)

See DBQ to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DBQ to LHR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Heathrow Airport to Dubuque Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4027 miles or 6481 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DBQ to LHR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DBQ to LHR flight is about 8 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubuque, IA and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from DBQ to LHR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDBQ
Origination airport nameDubuque Regional Airport
CityDubuque, IA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLHR
Destination airport nameLondon Heathrow Airport
Countrythe United Kingdom


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