The cheapest times to fly from LNK to STN are

  • January 1st to January 28th
  • March 26th to May 13th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of November 12th and 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 LNK to STN is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $8894 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1025 for Sunday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Lincoln, NE (LNK) to London (STN) will usually cost between $1072 to $3108 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1165. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $3155. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1990 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1470 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LNK to STN flight.

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

LNK to STN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LNK to STN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Lincoln. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to STN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LNK. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to London, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Lincoln. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $909 (34%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1537. Return trip prices are from the STN to LNK 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 LNK to STN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 47 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 LNK to STN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from STN
  • Usually 36.02% less expensive than STN
  • 1-layover flights available

See LNK to LHR flights

Destination alternative #2: Birmingham Airport (BHX) in Birmingham

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from STN
  • Usually 16.12% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See LNK to BHX flights

Destination alternative #3: London City Airport (LCY) in London

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from STN
  • Usually 14.97% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See LNK to LCY flights


Flight Hacking LNK to STN

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 LNK to STN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Frankfurt (LNK > FRA > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $750
  • Average savings: $721 (49.01%)

See LNK to FRA flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (LNK > EWR > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $999
  • Average savings: $472 (32.07%)

See LNK to EWR flights

Hack #3: Keflavik/Reykjavik (LNK > KEF > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1003
  • Average savings: $468 (31.8%)

See LNK to KEF flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LNK to STN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Stansted Airport to Lincoln Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4335 miles or 6976 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LNK to STN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LNK to STN flight is about 8 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Lincoln, NE and London?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LNK
Origination airport name Lincoln Airport
City Lincoln, NE
Country the United States
Latitude 40.9
Longitude -96.8

Return Airport

Destination code STN
Destination airport name London Stansted Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.9
Longitude 0.2


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