The cheapest times to fly from MRU to LGW are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • April 30th to June 10th (except the week of May 28th)
  • July 30th to August 12th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of October 29th)

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 MRU to LGW is early October. Prices can be as high as $4042 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $715 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Mauritius Island (MRU) to London (LGW) will usually cost between $753 to $1440 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $777. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1476. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $699 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $951 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MRU to LGW flight.

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

MRU to LGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MRU to LGW flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Mauritius Island. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 MRU. Fridays 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 $539 (36%) 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 $889. Return trip prices are from the LGW to MRU 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 MRU to LGW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 53 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from MRU to LGW while comparing.

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

  • 25 miles (40 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 4.37% less expensive than LGW
  • Nonstop flights available

See MRU to LHR flights


Flight Hacking MRU 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 MRU to LGW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (MRU > CDG > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $917
  • Average savings: $34 (3.58%)

See MRU to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Seychelles, British Airways, Emirates, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Qantas, Royal Air Maroc, Saudia, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TUI Airways, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Gatwick Airport to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6056 miles or 9746 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MRU to LGW flight is about 11 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Mauritius Island and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from MRU to LGW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MRU
Origination airport name Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
City Mauritius Island
Country Mauritius
Latitude -20.4
Longitude 57.7

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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