The cheapest times to fly from FAT to LCY are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 27th
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 FAT to LCY is late May. Prices can be as high as $2157 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $697 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Fresno, CA (FAT) to London (LCY) will usually cost between $856 to $1501 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 $819. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1506. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $687 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1075 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAT to LCY flight.

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

FAT to LCY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAT to LCY flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Fresno. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 to London, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Fresno. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $239 (19%) 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 $1040. Return trip prices are from the LCY to FAT 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 FAT to LCY can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 35 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 FAT to LCY while comparing.

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

  • 22 miles (35 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 12.23% less expensive than LCY
  • 1-layover flights available

See FAT to LHR flights

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

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 10.14% less expensive than LCY
  • 2-layover flights available

See FAT to LGW flights


Flight Hacking FAT to LCY

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 FAT to LCY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (FAT > SFO > LCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $801
  • Average savings: $275 (25.53%)

See FAT to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Jose, CA (FAT > SJC > LCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $822
  • Average savings: $254 (23.58%)

See FAT to SJC flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (FAT > LAS > LCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $822
  • Average savings: $253 (23.53%)

See FAT to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FAT to LCY? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Alaska, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London City Airport to Fresno Yosemite International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5335 miles or 8586 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FAT to LCY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAT to LCY flight is about 10 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Fresno, CA and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from FAT to LCY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFAT
Origination airport nameFresno Yosemite International Airport
CityFresno, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLCY
Destination airport nameLondon City Airport
Countrythe United Kingdom


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