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The cheapest times to fly from LHR to MCE are

  • 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 LHR to MCE is early November. Prices can be as high as $1803 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $855 for Tuesday flights around early November.

 

When to Fly to Merced

Flying from London (LHR) to Merced, CA (MCE) will usually cost between $855 to $1596 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $900. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1520. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $621 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1092 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to MCE flight.

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

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LHR to MCE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR to MCE flight is priced close to the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 $306 (22%) 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 $956. Return trip prices are from the MCE to LHR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LHR to MCE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 33 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 MCE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from MCE
  • Usually 62.36% less expensive than MCE
  • Nonstop flights available

See LHR to SFO flights

Destination alternative #2: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from MCE
  • Usually 57.33% less expensive than MCE
  • Nonstop flights available

See LHR to SJC flights

Destination alternative #3: Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in Oakland, CA

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from MCE
  • Usually 50.41% less expensive than MCE
  • 1-layover flights available

See LHR to OAK flights

Destination alternative #4: Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) in Fresno, CA

  • 56 miles (90 km) away from MCE
  • Usually 27.11% less expensive than MCE
  • 1-layover flights available

See LHR to FAT flights

Destination alternative #5: Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) in Monterey, CA

  • 88 miles (142 km) away from MCE
  • Usually 27.01% less expensive than MCE
  • 1-layover flights available

See LHR to MRY flights

Destination alternative #6: San Luis County Regional Airport (SBP) in San Luis Obispo, CA

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from MCE
  • Usually 26.47% less expensive than MCE
  • 1-layover flights available

See LHR to SBP flights

 

Flight Hacking LHR to MCE

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 MCE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (LHR > LAX > MCE)

  • Price for both tickets: $653
  • Average savings: $440 (40.25%)

See LHR to ARN flights

Hack #2: Stockholm (LHR > ARN > MCE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1087
  • Average savings: $5 (0.46%)

See LHR to LAX flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Boutique Air, British Airways, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Merced Regional/Macready Field Airport to London Heathrow Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5316 miles or 8555 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to MCE flight is about 10 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Merced, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from LHR to MCE.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeLHR
Origination airport nameLondon Heathrow Airport
CityLondon
Countrythe United Kingdom
Latitude51.5
Longitude-0.5

Return Airport

Destination codeMCE
Destination airport nameMerced Regional/Macready Field Airport
CityMerced, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.3
Longitude-120.5

 

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