The cheapest times to fly from SPS to LGW are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 27th
  • October 1st to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th and October 29th)

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 SPS to LGW is early March. Prices can be as high as $2434 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $940 for Tuesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Wichita Falls, TX (SPS) to London (LGW) will usually cost between $952 to $1540 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $992. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1566. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $574 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1150 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SPS to LGW flight.

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

SPS to LGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SPS to LGW flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Wichita Falls. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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 $183 (13%) 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 $1118. Return trip prices are from the LGW to SPS 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 SPS to LGW can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 33 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 SPS to LGW while comparing.

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

  • 25 miles (40 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 14.09% less expensive than LGW
  • 1-layover flights available

See SPS to LHR flights


Flight Hacking SPS 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 SPS to LGW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (SPS > JFK > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $703
  • Average savings: $447 (38.84%)

See SPS to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (SPS > LGA > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $731
  • Average savings: $419 (36.41%)

See SPS to LGA flights

Hack #3: Orlando, FL (SPS > MCO > LGW)

  • Price for both tickets: $748
  • Average savings: $402 (34.93%)

See SPS to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SPS to LGW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, American, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Gatwick Airport to Sheppard AFB/Wichita Falls Municipal Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4758 miles or 7657 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SPS to LGW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SPS to LGW flight is about 9 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Wichita Falls, TX and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from SPS to LGW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SPS
Origination airport name Sheppard AFB/Wichita Falls Municipal Airport
City Wichita Falls, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 34
Longitude -98.5

Return Airport

Destination code LGW
Destination airport name London Gatwick Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.1
Longitude -0.2


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