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Cheapest prices for Gatwick flights by month
March is currently the cheapest month to fly to Gatwick. At this moment in time September is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.
When is the best time to fly to Gatwick?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
R8 258 - R15 021
9 - 23 °C
35 - 71 mm
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, February is seen as the time to fly to Gatwick, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Gatwick, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being October.
When is the best time to book flights to Gatwick?
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Gatwick, you should look to book at least 60 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
Days before departure
Which day is cheapest to fly to Gatwick?
The cheapest flights to Gatwick are usually found when departing on a Wednesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Gatwick trip. A flight in the afternoon will more often than not be of higher cost.
London Gatwick Airport is the second-busiest international airport in the UK – in terms of passenger traffic. Despite its sizeable distance from central London – it is situated north of Crawley almost 50km from the central business district – great transport links to and from the airport ensure that it remains an incredibly popular entry-point for visitors.
In fact, London Gatwick saw 31.3 million passengers in 2010, making it Europe’s ninth-busiest airport, and the continent’s leading airport for point-to-point flights. This impressive traffic is sure only to increase with the 2012 Olympic Games in London next summer.
Flights to London Gatwick Airport are offered by a variety of operators, including charter airlines such as Monarch and Thomson Airways, low-cost carriers such as easyJet and Flybe, and more established airlines, like British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. The huge range of international destinations you can access from Gatwick is illustrated by the diversity of its seven most-popular flights: Malaga, Dublin, Orlando, Alicante, Faro, Dubai, and Geneva.