The cheapest times to fly from URC to LHR are

  • January 22nd to April 15th
  • October 15th to December 2nd
  • December 17th to December 31st

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 URC to LHR is early November. Prices can be as high as $2980 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $674 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Urumqi (URC) to London (LHR) will usually cost between $770 to $1475 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $798. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1656. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $858 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $832 can be considered a good price for a round-trip URC to LHR flight.

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

URC to LHR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the URC to LHR flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Ürümqi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to London, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Ürümqi. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $267 (25%) 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 $796. Return trip prices are from the LHR to URC 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 URC to LHR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking URC to LHR

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 URC to LHR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: St. Petersburg (URC > LED > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $566
  • Average savings: $266 (31.97%)

See URC to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (URC > IST > LHR)

  • Price for both tickets: $756
  • Average savings: $77 (9.19%)

See URC to LED flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from URC to LHR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Gulf Air, Hainan, JAL, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Heathrow Airport to Diwopu Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3871 miles or 6230 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from URC to LHR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop URC to LHR flight is about 7 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Urumqi and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from URC to LHR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeURC
Origination airport nameDiwopu Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeLHR
Destination airport nameLondon Heathrow Airport
Countrythe United Kingdom


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