The cheapest times to fly from DRO to STN are

  • March 12th to June 17th (except the weeks of March 19th and March 26th)
  • July 2nd to October 21st (except the weeks of July 16th and August 6th)

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 DRO to STN is late April. Prices can be as high as $6720 for Saturday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $1235 for Tuesday flights around late April.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Durango, CO (DRO) to London (STN) will usually cost between $1438 to $4840 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late April with an average ticket price of $1701. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $4780. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3079 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2005 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DRO to STN flight.

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

DRO to STN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DRO to STN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Durango. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is 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 to London, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Durango. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2154 (48%) 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 $2358. Return trip prices are from the STN to DRO 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 DRO 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 9 hour 49 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 DRO to STN while comparing.

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

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from STN
  • Usually 49.93% less expensive than STN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DRO to LHR flights

Destination alternative #2: London City Airport (LCY) in London

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from STN
  • Usually 34.06% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See DRO to LCY flights


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

Hack #1: Madrid (DRO > MAD > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1119
  • Average savings: $887 (44.21%)

See DRO to MAD flights

Hack #2: Keflavik/Reykjavik (DRO > KEF > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1125
  • Average savings: $881 (43.92%)

See DRO to KEF flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (DRO > LAX > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1154
  • Average savings: $851 (42.44%)

See DRO to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Eurowings, Finnair, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Stansted Airport to Durango La Plata County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4913 miles or 7907 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DRO to STN flight is about 9 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Durango, CO and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from DRO to STN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DRO
Origination airport name Durango La Plata County Airport
City Durango, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 37.2
Longitude -107.7

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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