The cheapest times to fly from ROA to LCY are

  • April 16th to May 6th
  • September 17th to February 18th (except the week of December 17th)

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 LCY is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $5921 for Saturday flights during early July, or as low as $685 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Roanoke, VA (ROA) to London (LCY) will usually cost between $829 to $2011 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $845. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $1930. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1085 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1136 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ROA to LCY flight.

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

ROA to LCY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ROA to LCY flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Roanoke. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $479 (30%) 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 $1047. Return trip prices are from the LCY 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 LCY 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 56 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 LCY while comparing.

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

  • 22 miles (35 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 22.27% less expensive than LCY
  • 1-layover flights available

See ROA to LHR flights


Flight Hacking ROA 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 ROA to LCY — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $657
  • Average savings: $480 (42.21%)

See ROA to LGA flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $716
  • Average savings: $421 (37.02%)

See ROA to BOS flights

Hack #3: Orlando, FL (ROA > MCO > LCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $752
  • Average savings: $384 (33.8%)

See ROA to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3863 miles or 6217 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ROA to LCY flight is about 7 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Roanoke, VA and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from ROA to LCY.


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


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