The cheapest times to fly from ITO to LGW are

  • April 2nd to June 17th (except the weeks of May 7th and June 4th)
  • July 9th to August 12th (except the week of July 30th)
  • December 3rd to February 11th (except the week of December 17th)

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 ITO to LGW is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $8233 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $4405 for Thursday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Hilo, HI (ITO) to London (LGW) will usually cost between $6256 to $6427 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $4454. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $7135. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2681 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6332 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ITO to LGW flight.

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

ITO to LGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ITO to LGW flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Hilo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.54, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LGW, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ITO. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to London, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Hilo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $510 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $6126. Return trip prices are from the LGW to ITO 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 ITO to LGW can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 8 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 ITO to LGW while comparing.

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

  • 25 miles (40 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 77.34% less expensive than LGW
  • 1-layover flights available

See ITO to LHR flights

Destination alternative #2: London Stansted Airport (STN) in London

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 53.84% less expensive than LGW
  • Nonstop flights available

See ITO to STN flights


Flight Hacking ITO to LGW

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 ITO to LGW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (ITO > SFO > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $983
  • Average savings: $5349 (84.48%)

See ITO to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Jose, CA (ITO > SJC > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1000
  • Average savings: $5333 (84.22%)

See ITO to SJC flights

Hack #3: Oakland, CA (ITO > OAK > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1019
  • Average savings: $5313 (83.91%)

See ITO to OAK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ITO to LGW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, China Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Hawaiian, Iberia, KLM, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Gatwick Airport to Hilo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7307 miles or 11759 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ITO to LGW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ITO to LGW flight is about 14 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Hilo, HI and London?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ITO
Origination airport name Hilo International Airport
City Hilo, HI
Country the United States
Latitude 19.7
Longitude -155

Return Airport

Destination code LGW
Destination airport name London Gatwick Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.1
Longitude -0.2


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