The cheapest times to fly from LHR to ITH are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 LHR to ITH is early December. Prices can be as high as $1428 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $747 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Ithaca

Flying from London (LHR) to Ithaca/Cortland, NY (ITH) will usually cost between $747 to $1391 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 $775. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1391. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $616 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $811 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to ITH flight.

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

LHR to ITH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR to ITH flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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 $115 (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 $874. Return trip prices are from the ITH to LHR 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 LHR to ITH 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 14 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 LHR to ITH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) in Buffalo, NY

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from ITH
  • Usually 2.19% less expensive than ITH
  • 1-layover flights available

See LHR to BUF flights


Flight Hacking LHR to ITH

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 LHR to ITH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (LHR > BOS > ITH)

  • Price for both tickets: $607
  • Average savings: $205 (25.22%)

See LHR to DUB flights

Hack #2: Dublin (LHR > DUB > ITH)

  • Price for both tickets: $633
  • Average savings: $178 (21.95%)

See LHR to BOS flights

Hack #3: Zurich (LHR > ZRH > ITH)

  • Price for both tickets: $672
  • Average savings: $140 (17.2%)

See LHR to ZRH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LHR to ITH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport to London Heathrow Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3471 miles or 5586 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LHR to ITH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to ITH flight is about 7 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Ithaca/Cortland, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from LHR to ITH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLHR
Origination airport nameLondon Heathrow Airport
Countrythe United Kingdom

Return Airport

Destination codeITH
Destination airport nameIthaca Tompkins Regional Airport
CityIthaca/Cortland, NY
Countrythe United States


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