The cheapest times to fly from MKE to LGW are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to June 3rd (except the weeks of April 30th and May 7th)
  • October 8th 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 MKE to LGW is late May. Prices can be as high as $2024 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $672 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Milwaukee, WI (MKE) to London (LGW) will usually cost between $757 to $1249 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $679. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1393. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $714 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $879 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MKE to LGW flight.

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

MKE to LGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MKE to LGW flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Milwaukee. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LGW, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into MKE. 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 $135 (12%) 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 $891. Return trip prices are from the LGW to MKE 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 MKE to LGW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 2 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 MKE to LGW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norwich Airport (NWI) in Norwich

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 14.33% less expensive than LGW
  • 2-layover flights available

See MKE to NWI flights

Destination alternative #2: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 25 miles (40 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 2.45% less expensive than LGW
  • 1-layover flights available

See MKE to LHR flights


Flight Hacking MKE to LGW

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 MKE to LGW — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $598
  • Average savings: $282 (32.03%)

See MKE to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (MKE > LGA > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $656
  • Average savings: $224 (25.43%)

See MKE to LGA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (MKE > JFK > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $658
  • Average savings: $221 (25.14%)

See MKE to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Gatwick Airport to General Mitchell International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3917 miles or 6304 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MKE to LGW flight is about 8 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Milwaukee, WI and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from MKE to LGW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MKE
Origination airport name General Mitchell International Airport
City Milwaukee, WI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -87.9

Return Airport

Destination code LGW
Destination airport name London Gatwick Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.1
Longitude -0.2


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