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Cheapest prices for Heathrow flights by month
February is currently the cheapest month to fly to Heathrow. At this moment in time December 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 Heathrow?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
R8 027 - R14 030
9 - 23 °C
35 - 71 mm
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, January is seen as the time to fly to Heathrow, 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 Heathrow, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being October.
When is the best time to book flights to Heathrow?
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Heathrow, 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 Heathrow?
The cheapest flights to Heathrow 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 Heathrow trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.
London Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in the UK, and the fourth-busiest in the world, in terms of passenger traffic. However, Heathrow has the distinction of handling more international passengers than any other airport in the world – a testament to its importance as a transit-point for intercontinental travel.
Flights to Heathrow Airport are provided by an incredible 90 airlines, serving 180 destinations worldwide. Heathrow is home-base for British Airways, which operate direct and indirect flights to basically every major city you can think of, from Heathrow’s beautiful, new Terminal 5 building.
London certainly has an appropriate gateway in Heathrow Airport: a highly modern, convenient hub that is truly geared toward providing the best possible experience to travellers. There are plenty of easy, hassle-free transport options available to travellers looking to get downtown. The flocks of tourists, who are no doubt going to descend on London for the 2012 Olympic Games, can look forward to a warm welcome and efficient service.