The cheapest times to fly from PIA to LCY are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to June 3rd
  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • September 24th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 19th)

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 PIA to LCY is mid May. Prices can be as high as $3788 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $861 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Peoria, IL (PIA) to London (LCY) will usually cost between $965 to $1500 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 $1015. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1852. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $837 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1149 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PIA to LCY flight.

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

PIA to LCY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PIA to LCY flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Peoria. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $280 (20%) 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 $1086. Return trip prices are from the LCY to PIA 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 PIA to LCY 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 21 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 PIA to LCY while comparing.

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

  • 22 miles (35 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 21.94% less expensive than LCY
  • 1-layover flights available

See PIA to LHR flights

Destination alternative #2: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 19.85% less expensive than LCY
  • 2-layover flights available

See PIA to LGW flights


Flight Hacking PIA to LCY

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 PIA to LCY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (PIA > LGA > LCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $687
  • Average savings: $462 (40.18%)

See PIA to LGA flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (PIA > BOS > LCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $711
  • Average savings: $437 (38.07%)

See PIA to BOS flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (PIA > EWR > LCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $713
  • Average savings: $436 (37.92%)

See PIA to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PIA to LCY? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, American, British Airways, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London City Airport to General Downing – Peoria International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4089 miles or 6581 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PIA to LCY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PIA to LCY flight is about 8 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Peoria, IL and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from PIA to LCY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PIA
Origination airport name General Downing – Peoria International Airport
City Peoria, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -89.7

Return Airport

Destination code LCY
Destination airport name London City Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude 0.1


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