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The cheapest times to fly from FAI to STN are

  • April 2nd to July 29th
  • August 20th to September 2nd
  • September 17th to October 14th
  • November 5th to November 18th

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 FAI to STN is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $9712 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1868 for Wednesday flights around early to mid July.

 

When to Fly to London

Flying from Fairbanks, AK (FAI) to London (STN) will usually cost between $4409 to $6544 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $4606. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $7334. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2728 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5791 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAI to STN flight.

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

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FAI to STN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAI to STN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Fairbanks. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.86, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to STN, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into FAI. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to London, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Fairbanks. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $929 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $5499. Return trip prices are from the STN to FAI 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 FAI 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 32 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 FAI to STN while comparing.

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

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from STN
  • Usually 78.14% less expensive than STN
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAI to LHR flights

Destination alternative #2: Manchester Airport (MAN) in Manchester

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from STN
  • Usually 76.14% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See FAI to MAN flights

Destination alternative #3: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from STN
  • Usually 74.77% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See FAI to LGW flights

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

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from STN
  • Usually 73.58% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See FAI to LCY flights

 

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

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (FAI > SEA > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1132
  • Average savings: $4660 (80.46%)

See FAI to SEA flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (FAI > SFO > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1133
  • Average savings: $4658 (80.44%)

See FAI to SFO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1188
  • Average savings: $4603 (79.49%)

See FAI to LAX flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FAI 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, Alaska, Delta, Eurowings, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Stansted Airport to Fairbanks International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4195 miles or 6751 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAI to STN flight is about 8 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Fairbanks, AK and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from FAI to STN.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code FAI
Origination airport name Fairbanks International Airport
City Fairbanks, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 64.8
Longitude -147.9

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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