The cheapest times to fly from MHK to STN are

  • January 29th to May 27th (except the weeks of February 5th and May 14th)
  • August 13th to September 23rd

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 MHK to STN is mid April. Prices can be as high as $7406 for Saturday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $1454 for Monday flights around mid April.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS (MHK) to London (STN) will usually cost between $1499 to $4857 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid April with an average ticket price of $1455. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $4864. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3409 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1828 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MHK to STN flight.

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

MHK to STN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MHK to STN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Manhattan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to STN, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into MHK. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to London, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Manhattan. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1170 (39%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1605. Return trip prices are from the STN to MHK 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 MHK 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 56 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 MHK to STN while comparing.

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

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from STN
  • Usually 46.03% less expensive than STN
  • 1-layover flights available

See MHK to LHR flights


Flight Hacking MHK 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 MHK to STN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Newark, NJ (MHK > EWR > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $991
  • Average savings: $838 (45.82%)

See MHK to EWR flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (MHK > BOS > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1039
  • Average savings: $790 (43.19%)

See MHK to BOS flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (MHK > LAX > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1102
  • Average savings: $727 (39.74%)

See MHK to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: American, British Airways, Eurowings, Iberia, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Stansted Airport to Manhattan Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4418 miles or 7110 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MHK to STN flight is about 8 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 27 available flights from MHK to STN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MHK
Origination airport name Manhattan Regional Airport
City Manhattan/Ft. Riley, KS
Country the United States
Latitude 39.1
Longitude -96.7

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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