The cheapest times to fly from IND to LHR are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • October 1st 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 IND to LHR is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1254 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $626 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Indianapolis, IN (IND) to London (LHR) will usually cost between $631 to $1131 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $650. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1209. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $559 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $772 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IND to LHR flight.

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

IND to LHR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IND to LHR flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Indianapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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 Indianapolis. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $78 (8%) 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 $788. Return trip prices are from the LHR to IND 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 IND to LHR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 9 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 IND to LHR while comparing.

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

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from LHR
  • Usually 17.56% less expensive than LHR
  • 1-layover flights available

See IND to BHX flights


Flight Hacking IND to LHR

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 IND to LHR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (IND > BOS > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $561
  • Average savings: $211 (27.28%)

See IND to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (IND > JFK > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $584
  • Average savings: $188 (24.3%)

See IND to JFK flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (IND > LGA > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $594
  • Average savings: $178 (23.01%)

See IND to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IND to LHR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Heathrow Airport to Indianapolis International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3984 miles or 6412 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from IND to LHR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IND to LHR flight is about 8 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Indianapolis, IN and London?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code IND
Origination airport name Indianapolis International Airport
City Indianapolis, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 39.7
Longitude -86.3

Return Airport

Destination code LHR
Destination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5


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