The cheapest times to fly from DBQ to STN are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 2nd to April 15th
  • August 13th to September 16th
  • October 29th to December 16th

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 STN is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1938 for Friday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $994 for Monday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Dubuque, IA (DBQ) to London (STN) will usually cost between $1097 to $1650 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $1044. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $1777. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $733 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1263 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DBQ to STN flight.

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

DBQ to STN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DBQ to STN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Dubuque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to STN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into DBQ. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to London, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Dubuque. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $568 (27%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1202. Return trip prices are from the STN 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 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 15 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 DBQ to STN while comparing.

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

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from STN
  • Usually 26.92% less expensive than STN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DBQ to LHR flights


Flight Hacking DBQ 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 DBQ to STN — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $941
  • Average savings: $323 (25.53%)

See DBQ to EWR flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (DBQ > BOS > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1069
  • Average savings: $195 (15.4%)

See DBQ to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (DBQ > LGA > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1092
  • Average savings: $171 (13.54%)

See DBQ to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Eurowings, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4039 miles or 6500 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DBQ to STN flight is about 8 hour 15 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 4 available flights from DBQ to STN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DBQ
Origination airport name Dubuque Regional Airport
City Dubuque, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 42.4
Longitude -90.7

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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