The cheapest times to fly from LGW to ROC are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 ROC is late January. Prices can be as high as $2225 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $639 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Rochester

Flying from London (LGW) to Rochester, NY (ROC) will usually cost between $677 to $1348 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $669. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1368. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $699 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $960 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGW to ROC flight.

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

LGW to ROC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGW to ROC flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is 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 $114 (11%) 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 $919. Return trip prices are from the ROC 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 ROC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 18 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 ROC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) in Toronto

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from ROC
  • Usually 52.27% less expensive than ROC
  • Nonstop flights available

See LGW to YYZ flights

Destination alternative #2: Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) in Buffalo, NY

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from ROC
  • Usually 11.67% less expensive than ROC
  • 1-layover flights available

See LGW to BUF flights


Flight Hacking LGW to ROC

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 ROC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (LGW > BOS > ROC)

  • Price for both tickets: $492
  • Average savings: $468 (48.78%)

See LGW to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (LGW > JFK > ROC)

  • Price for both tickets: $550
  • Average savings: $410 (42.68%)

See LGW to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (LGW > LGA > ROC)

  • Price for both tickets: $613
  • Average savings: $347 (36.16%)

See LGW to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Greater Rochester International Airport to London Gatwick Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3512 miles or 5652 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGW to ROC flight is about 7 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Rochester, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from LGW to ROC.


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 ROC
Destination airport name Greater Rochester International Airport
City Rochester, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 43.1
Longitude -77.7


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