The cheapest times to fly from LFT to STN are

  • March 5th to May 20th (except the weeks of March 19th, April 2nd, and May 7th)
  • June 25th to October 28th

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 LFT to STN is early October. Prices can be as high as $11487 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1012 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Lafayette, LA (LFT) to London (STN) will usually cost between $1268 to $5689 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1188. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $4651. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3463 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2662 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LFT to STN flight.

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

LFT to STN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LFT to STN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Lafayette. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 Lafayette. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1538 (41%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2192. Return trip prices are from the STN to LFT 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 LFT 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 9 hour 26 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 LFT to STN while comparing.

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

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from STN
  • Usually 63.85% less expensive than STN
  • 1-layover flights available

See LFT to LHR flights

Destination alternative #2: Manchester Airport (MAN) in Manchester

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from STN
  • Usually 60.94% less expensive than STN
  • 1-layover flights available

See LFT to MAN flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $942
  • Average savings: $1720 (64.63%)

See LFT to EWR flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1063
  • Average savings: $1599 (60.06%)

See LFT to BOS flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (LFT > LAX > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1075
  • Average savings: $1587 (59.63%)

See LFT to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Stansted Airport to Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4695 miles or 7556 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LFT to STN flight is about 9 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Lafayette, LA and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from LFT to STN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LFT
Origination airport name Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport
City Lafayette, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30.2
Longitude -92

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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