The cheapest times to fly from TRI to STN are

  • July 30th to October 7th (except the week of August 6th)
  • October 29th to March 18th (except the weeks of November 19th, December 17th, and December 24th)

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 TRI to STN is late January. Prices can be as high as $10800 for Thursday flights during early June, or as low as $1064 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN (TRI) to London (STN) will usually cost between $1290 to $10400 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1332. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early June, with an average price of $8642. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $7310 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2011 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TRI to STN flight.

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

TRI to STN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TRI to STN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Bristol. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to London, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Bristol. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1332 (29%) 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 $3129. Return trip prices are from the STN to TRI 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 TRI to STN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 11 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 TRI to STN while comparing.

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

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from STN
  • Usually 55.17% less expensive than STN
  • 1-layover flights available

See TRI to LHR flights

Destination alternative #2: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from STN
  • Usually 52.93% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See TRI to LGW flights

Destination alternative #3: London City Airport (LCY) in London

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from STN
  • Usually 43.68% less expensive than STN
  • 2-layover flights available

See TRI to LCY flights


Flight Hacking TRI 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 TRI to STN — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $923
  • Average savings: $1088 (54.1%)

See TRI to EWR flights

Hack #2: Prague (TRI > PRG > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1003
  • Average savings: $1008 (50.12%)

See TRI to PRG flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (TRI > BOS > STN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1043
  • Average savings: $968 (48.14%)

See TRI to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Delta, Eurowings, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, Wideroe, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Stansted Airport to Tri Cities Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4000 miles or 6437 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TRI to STN flight is about 8 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from TRI to STN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TRI
Origination airport name Tri Cities Airport
City Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 36.5
Longitude -82.4

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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