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The cheapest times to fly from HOU to LCY are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • September 3rd 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 HOU to LCY is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1667 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $739 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to London

Flying from Houston, TX (HOU) to London (LCY) will usually cost between $802 to $1365 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $781. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1480. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $700 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1098 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HOU to LCY flight.

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

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HOU to LCY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HOU to LCY flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Houston. 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to London, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Houston. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $114 (10%) 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 $1050. Return trip prices are from the LCY to HOU 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 HOU 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 9 hour 43 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 HOU to LCY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Birmingham Airport (BHX) in Birmingham

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 30.93% less expensive than LCY
  • 2-layover flights available

See HOU to BHX flights

Destination alternative #2: Norwich Airport (NWI) in Norwich

  • 96 miles (154 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 7.24% less expensive than LCY
  • 2-layover flights available

See HOU to NWI flights

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

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 3.19% less expensive than LCY
  • 1-layover flights available

See HOU to LGW flights

Destination alternative #4: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 22 miles (35 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 2.00% less expensive than LCY
  • 1-layover flights available

See HOU to LHR flights

 

Flight Hacking HOU 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 HOU to LCY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (HOU > LGA > LCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $681
  • Average savings: $417 (37.95%)

See HOU to LGA flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (HOU > BOS > LCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $691
  • Average savings: $407 (37.04%)

See HOU to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (HOU > JFK > LCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $737
  • Average savings: $361 (32.89%)

See HOU to JFK flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London City Airport to William P Hobby Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4857 miles or 7817 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HOU to LCY flight is about 9 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from HOU to LCY.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeHOU
Origination airport nameWilliam P Hobby Airport
CityHouston, TX
Countrythe United States
Latitude29.6
Longitude-95.3

Return Airport

Destination codeLCY
Destination airport nameLondon City Airport
CityLondon
Countrythe United Kingdom
Latitude51.5
Longitude0.1

 

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