The cheapest times to fly from LGW to HKG are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of January 15th)
  • April 23rd to June 3rd
  • September 3rd to September 30th
  • October 29th 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 LGW to HKG is late September. Prices can be as high as $1196 for Friday flights during mid July, or as low as $506 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Hong Kong

Flying from London (LGW) to Hong Kong (HKG) will usually cost between $553 to $987 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $561. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1012. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $451 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $622 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGW to HKG flight.

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

LGW to HKG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGW to HKG flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Hong Kong, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to London. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $80 (10%) 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 $638. Return trip prices are from the HKG to LGW 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 LGW to HKG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 45 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking LGW to HKG

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 LGW to HKG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Nice (LGW > NCE > HKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $547
  • Average savings: $75 (12.06%)

See LGW to CPH flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (LGW > CPH > HKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $600
  • Average savings: $22 (3.54%)

See LGW to NCE flights

Hack #3: Dusseldorf (LGW > DUS > HKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $602
  • Average savings: $20 (3.22%)

See LGW to DUS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air China, Air Dolomiti, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, EgyptAir, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5985 miles or 9632 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGW to HKG flight is about 11 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Hong Kong?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from LGW to HKG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code HKG
Destination airport name Hong Kong International Airport
City Hong Kong
Country Hong Kong
Latitude 22.3
Longitude 113.9


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