The cheapest times to fly from MSN to LHR are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 27th (except the week of 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 MSN to LHR is mid May. Prices can be as high as $1696 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $711 for Wednesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Madison, WI (MSN) to London (LHR) will usually cost between $821 to $1260 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $721. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1379. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $658 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $897 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSN to LHR flight.

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

MSN to LHR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSN to LHR flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Madison. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LHR, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MSN. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to London, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Madison. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $91 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $922. Return trip prices are from the LHR to MSN 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 MSN to LHR 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 5 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 MSN to LHR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 25 miles (40 km) away from LHR
  • Usually 0.56% less expensive than LHR
  • 2-layover flights available

See MSN to LGW flights


Flight Hacking MSN to LHR

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 MSN to LHR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (MSN > BOS > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $631
  • Average savings: $266 (29.65%)

See MSN to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (MSN > LGA > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $638
  • Average savings: $259 (28.87%)

See MSN to LGA flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (MSN > EWR > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $658
  • Average savings: $240 (26.7%)

See MSN to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Heathrow Airport to Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3941 miles or 6342 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSN to LHR flight is about 8 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Madison, WI and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from MSN to LHR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMSN
Origination airport nameDane County Regional-Truax Field Airport
CityMadison, WI
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLHR
Destination airport nameLondon Heathrow Airport
Countrythe United Kingdom


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