The cheapest times to fly from LAN to STN are

  • August 27th to March 25th (except the weeks of September 10th, October 8th, November 26th, and 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 LAN to STN is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $11300 for Friday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $983 for Thursday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Lansing, MI (LAN) to London (STN) will usually cost between $993 to $5391 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $1055. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $3740. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2685 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1508 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAN to STN flight.

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

LAN to STN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAN to STN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Lansing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1657 (51%) 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 $1485. Return trip prices are from the STN to LAN 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 LAN to STN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 48 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from LAN to STN while comparing.

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

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from STN
  • Usually 41.58% less expensive than STN
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAN to LHR flights

Destination alternative #2: Birmingham Airport (BHX) in Birmingham

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from STN
  • Usually 34.48% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See LAN to BHX flights


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

Hack #1: Dusseldorf (LAN > DUS > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $894
  • Average savings: $614 (40.72%)

See LAN to DUS flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (LAN > EWR > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $944
  • Average savings: $564 (37.4%)

See LAN to EWR flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (LAN > BOS > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $946
  • Average savings: $562 (37.27%)

See LAN to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAN to STN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Delta, Eurowings, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3791 miles or 6101 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAN to STN flight is about 7 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Lansing, MI and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from LAN to STN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAN
Origination airport name Capital Region International Airport
City Lansing, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.8
Longitude -84.6

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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