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The cheapest times to fly from LEX to STN are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 13th to December 16th

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 LEX to STN is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $6823 for Friday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $958 for Monday flights around late November to early December.

 

When to Fly to London

Flying from Lexington, KY (LEX) to London (STN) will usually cost between $991 to $2923 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $1057. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $2957. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1900 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1199 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEX to STN flight.

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

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LEX to STN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LEX to STN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Lexington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to STN, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into LEX. 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 $711 (34%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1222. Return trip prices are from the STN to LEX 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 LEX to STN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 12 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 LEX to STN while comparing.

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

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from STN
  • Usually 31.08% less expensive than STN
  • 1-layover flights available

See LEX to LHR flights

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

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from STN
  • Usually 25.70% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See LEX to LGW flights

Destination alternative #3: London City Airport (LCY) in London

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from STN
  • Usually 19.15% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See LEX to LCY flights

Destination alternative #4: Manchester Airport (MAN) in Manchester

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from STN
  • Usually 15.89% less expensive than STN
  • 1-layover flights available

See LEX to MAN flights

Destination alternative #5: Birmingham Airport (BHX) in Birmingham

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from STN
  • Usually 8.39% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See LEX to BHX flights

Destination alternative #6: Bristol Airport (BRS) in Bristol

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from STN
  • Usually 5.88% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See LEX to BRS flights

 

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

Hack #1: Newark, NJ (LEX > EWR > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $915
  • Average savings: $284 (23.7%)

See LEX to EWR flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (LEX > BOS > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $960
  • Average savings: $239 (19.9%)

See LEX to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (LEX > LGA > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $973
  • Average savings: $226 (18.86%)

See LEX to LGA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, Wideroe, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Stansted Airport to Blue Grass Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4013 miles or 6458 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEX to STN flight is about 8 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Lexington, KY and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from LEX to STN.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code LEX
Origination airport name Blue Grass Airport
City Lexington, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 38
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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