The long-drawn-out Brexit buzz is all buttoned, and with the greenback still quite strong against the Pound Sterling, now's the perfect time to hop across the pond. Especially when spring and fall flights to Merry Old England are starting as low as $317 roundtrip!

Flights from airports all around America are seeing some prime price drops on major players like Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, and their U.S. counterparts Delta and American to both of London's largest airports.

So, If you've ever wanted to see the crown jewels, hear Big Ben's chime, or cruise around the Big Smoke on the top of a double-decker bus. Now's the tea time to book!

Travel Availability

  • Travel Period: March departures are the cheapest but select late April, early May, and flights from mid-October onward are about $3-10 more depending on city pair.
  • Travel Days of the Week: Daily. Some cities may require you to depart the US on Sundays through Wednesdays, returning from London on Tuesdays through Fridays.
  • Minimum Stay: A Saturday night or 7 -day stay is required.
  • Blackout Period: Late May-early October

Related: This is the Best Time to Visit London

Sale Period

This sale is unadvertised, and fares may jump at any moment. Try many different sites if you are finding prices jumping as inventory is going quickly and may still be available on another booking engine.

Sample Fares

New York-JFK to London-LGW $317 roundtrip, nonstop

Orlando to London-LGW $323 roundtrip, nonstop

Boston to London-LHR $351 roundtrip, nonstop

New York-JFK to London-LHR $351 roundtrip, nonstop

Newark to London-LHR $351 roundtrip, nonstop

Los Angeles to London-LHR $351 roundtrip, nonstop

Ft. Lauderdale to London-LHR $351 roundtrip

Miami to London-LHR $354 roundtrip, nonstop

Santa Ana to London-LHR $368 roundtrip

San Francisco to London-LHR $368 roundtrip, nonstop

San Jose to London-LHR $368 roundtrip, nonstop

Tampa to London-LGW $369 roundtrip, nonstop

Oakland to London-LHR $383 roundtrip

Chicago-ORD to London-LHR $413 roundtrip, nonstop

If you don't see your local airport listed above, don't worry, mate! This is just a small sample of all the deals we've found today. Click on our London (LHR) and London (LGW) fare deal pages to see what's available from your city.


Basic Economy fares only include a carry-on bag plus one personal item. The first checked piece of luggage will cost $60 each-way. On some routes, it's the same price to upgrade to a Main Cabin Economy fare. Main Cabin Economy fares include one free checked bag.

Seat Assignments

Seats will be assigned at random upon check-in for Basic Economy. You may be able to pay a fee to choose a specific place. Main Cabin Economy fares include advanced seat assignments.

Related: I Spent a Month Living in a London Hotel For $1,200, And You Can Too

Alternate Fares

Upgrading to Main Cabin Economy will cost an additional $120-$160 on most routes. Specific travel dates and/or routes may be much more to upgrade. This type of fare will include one free checked bag, seat selection, and are eligible for ticket changes (fee applies)/upgrades.

Example Booking

As an example, on British Airways, I found a flight departing New York JFK on Tuesday, March 10, with a return flight from London LGW on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, for $317 roundtrip.

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