The cheapest times to fly from SHD to STN are

  • March 26th to June 17th
  • July 16th to October 21st

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 SHD to STN is early October. Prices can be as high as $5957 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $921 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Staunton, VA (SHD) to London (STN) will usually cost between $1022 to $4955 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $1148. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $4568. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3420 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3557 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SHD to STN flight.

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

SHD to STN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SHD to STN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Staunton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.59, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to STN, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SHD. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to London, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Staunton. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1826 (32%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2391. Return trip prices are from the STN to SHD 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 SHD to STN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 47 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from SHD to STN while comparing.

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

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from STN
  • Usually 73.01% less expensive than STN
  • 1-layover flights available

See SHD to LHR flights


Flight Hacking SHD to STN

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 SHD to STN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Newark, NJ (SHD > EWR > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $908
  • Average savings: $2649 (74.48%)

See SHD to EWR flights

Hack #2: Washington, DC (SHD > IAD > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $949
  • Average savings: $2608 (73.32%)

See SHD to IAD flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (SHD > ORD > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1055
  • Average savings: $2502 (70.35%)

See SHD to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SHD to STN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Austrian, Eurowings, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Stansted Airport to Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3775 miles or 6075 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SHD to STN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SHD to STN flight is about 7 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Staunton, VA and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from SHD to STN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SHD
Origination airport name Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
City Staunton, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 38.3
Longitude -78.9

Return Airport

Destination code STN
Destination airport name London Stansted Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.9
Longitude 0.2


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