The cheapest times to fly from LGW to RSW are

  • January 1st to March 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to June 17th (except the week of May 14th)
  • October 29th 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 LGW to RSW is early December. Prices can be as high as $1566 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $362 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Fort Myers

Flying from London (LGW) to Fort Myers, FL (RSW) will usually cost between $377 to $1175 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $379. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1412. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1033 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $600 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGW to RSW flight.

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

LGW to RSW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGW to RSW 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 $0.08, 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. Saturdays 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 $126 (14%) 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 $581. Return trip prices are from the RSW 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 RSW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 0 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 LGW to RSW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 33.44% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See LGW to MIA flights

Destination alternative #2: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 31.11% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See LGW to MCO flights

Destination alternative #3: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 24.94% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See LGW to TPA flights

Destination alternative #4: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from RSW
  • Usually 24.27% less expensive than RSW
  • Nonstop flights available

See LGW to FLL flights


Flight Hacking LGW to RSW

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 RSW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Gothenburg (LGW > GOT > RSW)

  • Price for both tickets: $533
  • Average savings: $67 (11.18%)

See LGW to AMS flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (LGW > AMS > RSW)

  • Price for both tickets: $542
  • Average savings: $58 (9.67%)

See LGW to GOT flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (LGW > CPH > RSW)

  • Price for both tickets: $546
  • Average savings: $54 (8.92%)

See LGW to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4457 miles or 7173 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGW to RSW flight is about 9 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Fort Myers, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from LGW to RSW.


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 RSW
Destination airport name Southwest Florida International Airport
City Fort Myers, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.5
Longitude -81.8


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