The cheapest times to fly from ROA 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 ROA to LHR is late May. Prices can be as high as $1523 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $701 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Roanoke, VA (ROA) to London (LHR) will usually cost between $794 to $1316 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $708. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1373. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $665 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $883 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ROA to LHR flight.

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

ROA to LHR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ROA to LHR flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Roanoke. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far 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 $106 (10%) 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 $913. Return trip prices are from the LHR 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 LHR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 54 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $626
  • Average savings: $258 (29.16%)

See ROA to LGA flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $632
  • Average savings: $252 (28.48%)

See ROA to BOS flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $689
  • Average savings: $195 (22.03%)

See ROA to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3843 miles or 6185 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ROA to LHR flight is about 7 hour 54 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 63 available flights from ROA to LHR.


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 LHR
Destination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5


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