The cheapest times to fly from ROA to CWL are

  • January 1st to April 1st (except the week of March 5th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • September 17th to November 18th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 ROA to CWL is late January. Prices can be as high as $2371 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $922 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Cardiff

Flying from Roanoke, VA (ROA) to Cardiff (CWL) will usually cost between $987 to $1865 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1047. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1775. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $728 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1369 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ROA to CWL flight.

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

ROA to CWL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ROA to CWL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Roanoke. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Cardiff, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Roanoke. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $295 (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 $1218. Return trip prices are from the CWL to ROA 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 ROA to CWL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 41 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 ROA to CWL while comparing.

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

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from CWL
  • Usually 35.50% less expensive than CWL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ROA to LHR flights

Destination alternative #2: Manchester Airport (MAN) in Manchester

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from CWL
  • Usually 28.56% less expensive than CWL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ROA to MAN flights

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

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from CWL
  • Usually 17.02% less expensive than CWL
  • 2-layover flights available

See ROA to LCY flights


Flight Hacking ROA to CWL

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 ROA to CWL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (ROA > LGA > CWL)

  • Price for both tickets: $841
  • Average savings: $529 (38.6%)

See ROA to LGA flights

Hack #2: Tampa, FL (ROA > TPA > CWL)

  • Price for both tickets: $850
  • Average savings: $519 (37.91%)

See ROA to TPA flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (ROA > BOS > CWL)

  • Price for both tickets: $860
  • Average savings: $510 (37.22%)

See ROA to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ROA to CWL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, American, Delta, Finnair, KLM, Lufthansa, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cardiff Airport to Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Woodrum Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3727 miles or 5998 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ROA to CWL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ROA to CWL flight is about 7 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Roanoke, VA and Cardiff?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from ROA to CWL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ROA
Origination airport name Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Woodrum Field Airport
City Roanoke, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.3
Longitude -80

Return Airport

Destination code CWL
Destination airport name Cardiff Airport
City Cardiff
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.4
Longitude -3.3


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