The cheapest times to fly from TUS to LCY are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • April 16th to June 3rd (except the week of May 7th)
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 TUS to LCY is late May. Prices can be as high as $1925 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $688 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Tucson, AZ (TUS) to London (LCY) will usually cost between $874 to $1590 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 $832. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $1705. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $874 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1060 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TUS to LCY flight.

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

TUS to LCY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TUS to LCY flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Tucson. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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 to London, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Tucson. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $194 (15%) 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 $1053. Return trip prices are from the LCY to TUS 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 TUS to LCY can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 32 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 TUS to LCY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 8.30% less expensive than LCY
  • 2-layover flights available

See TUS to LGW flights

Destination alternative #2: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 22 miles (35 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 8.02% less expensive than LCY
  • 1-layover flights available

See TUS to LHR flights


Flight Hacking TUS to LCY

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 TUS to LCY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (TUS > LAX > LCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $675
  • Average savings: $385 (36.32%)

See TUS to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Jose, CA (TUS > SJC > LCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $713
  • Average savings: $347 (32.74%)

See TUS to SJC flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (TUS > SFO > LCY)

  • Price for both tickets: $758
  • Average savings: $303 (28.54%)

See TUS to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TUS to LCY? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London City Airport to Tucson International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5310 miles or 8546 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TUS to LCY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TUS to LCY flight is about 10 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Tucson, AZ and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from TUS to LCY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTUS
Origination airport nameTucson International Airport
CityTucson, AZ
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLCY
Destination airport nameLondon City Airport
Countrythe United Kingdom


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