The cheapest times to fly from STN to YVR are

  • January 15th to February 4th
  • February 19th to March 18th
  • April 2nd to June 10th
  • August 20th to October 28th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 15th)

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 STN to YVR is late May. Prices can be as high as $3033 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $580 for Monday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Vancouver

Flying from London (STN) to Vancouver (YVR) will usually cost between $669 to $2054 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 $723. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $2009. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1286 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $935 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STN to YVR flight.

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

STN to YVR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STN to YVR flight is priced close to the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YVR, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into STN. Sundays 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 $407 (31%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $882. Return trip prices are from the YVR to STN 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 STN to YVR 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 27 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 STN to YVR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Seattle, WA

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from YVR
  • Usually 6.80% less expensive than YVR
  • 2-layover flights available

See STN to SEA flights


Flight Hacking STN to YVR

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 STN to YVR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Amsterdam (STN > AMS > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $614
  • Average savings: $321 (34.3%)

See STN to NCE flights

Hack #2: Nice (STN > NCE > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $628
  • Average savings: $307 (32.8%)

See STN to AMS flights

Hack #3: Paris (STN > CDG > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $643
  • Average savings: $292 (31.19%)

See STN to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Transat, Delta, easyJet, Eurowings, KLM, Loganair, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, WestJet, Wideroe, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Vancouver International Airport to London Stansted Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4703 miles or 7569 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STN to YVR flight is about 9 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Vancouver?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 31 available flights from STN to YVR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code YVR
Destination airport name Vancouver International Airport
City Vancouver
Country Canada
Latitude 49.2
Longitude -123.2


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