The cheapest times to fly from RSW to LGW are
- January 8th to March 11th (except the week of February 5th)
- April 23rd to May 6th
- August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of August 27th and October 8th)
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 RSW to LGW is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $1915 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $641 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.
When to Fly to London
Flying from Fort Myers, FL (RSW) to London (LGW) will usually cost between $674 to $1207 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $673. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1205. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $532 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $793 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RSW to LGW flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the RSW to LGW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the RSW to LGW flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Fort Myers. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 $126 (14%) 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 $799. Return trip prices are from the LGW to RSW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from RSW to LGW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 0 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking RSW to LGW
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 RSW to LGW — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $568
- Average savings: $225 (28.37%)
- Price for both tickets: $611
- Average savings: $183 (23.01%)
- Price for both tickets: $625
- Average savings: $168 (21.19%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from RSW to LGW? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from London Gatwick Airport to Southwest Florida International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 4457 miles or 7173 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from RSW to LGW?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop RSW to LGW flight is about 9 hour 0 minutes.
How many flights go between Fort Myers, FL and London?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from RSW to LGW.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Southwest Florida International Airport|
|City||Fort Myers, FL|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||London Gatwick Airport|
|Country||the United Kingdom|
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