The cheapest times to fly from MSN to STN are

  • January 22nd to March 18th
  • August 13th to December 16th

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 STN is mid November. Prices can be as high as $6176 for Wednesday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $956 for Sunday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Madison, WI (MSN) to London (STN) will usually cost between $980 to $2273 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $1022. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $2919. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1897 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1268 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSN to STN flight.

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

MSN to STN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSN to STN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Madison. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays 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 $279 (15%) 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 $1397. Return trip prices are from the STN 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 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 6 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 STN while comparing.

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

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from STN
  • Usually 29.63% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See MSN to LGW flights

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

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from STN
  • Usually 29.23% less expensive than STN
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSN to LHR flights

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

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from STN
  • Usually 25.64% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See MSN to LCY flights

Destination alternative #4: Bristol Airport (BRS) in Bristol

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from STN
  • Usually 12.19% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See MSN to BRS flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $894
  • Average savings: $374 (29.47%)

See MSN to EWR flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $991
  • Average savings: $277 (21.81%)

See MSN to BOS flights

Hack #3: Prague (MSN > PRG > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $996
  • Average savings: $272 (21.46%)

See MSN to PRG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Eurowings, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3953 miles or 6362 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSN to STN flight is about 8 hour 6 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 63 available flights from MSN to STN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MSN
Origination airport name Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport
City Madison, WI
Country the United States
Latitude 43.1
Longitude -89.3

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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