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Cheapest prices for Stansted flights by month
Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Stansted. Flying to Stansted in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.
When is the best time to fly to Stansted?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
R8 163 - R13 686
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 Stansted, 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 Stansted, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being October.
When is the best time to book flights to Stansted?
The price you pay for your flight to Stansted may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 60 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
Days before departure
Which day is cheapest to fly to Stansted?
The cheapest day to fly to Stansted is usually Monday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
To get the best value, try booking a flight in the morning when visiting Stansted. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the evening as these tend to have higher demand.
Stansted Airport is a popular choice for travellers looking to find cheap flights to London. It is home for low-cost carrier Ryanair, which serves more than 100 destinations from the airport.
The most popular flights out of Stansted Airport are to European holiday destinations such as Dublin, Alicante, Malaga, Rome, Faro and Palma de Mallorca. However, you can also access some interesting, more out-of-the-way places from Stansted – so get creative next time you’re planning a break.
A highly functional, efficient airport – enjoyed as much by business passengers as those travelling with families in tow – Stansted Airport is a lovely gateway to the United Kingdom’s most important city. Last year, the airport handled nearly 19 million passengers. Expect that figure to rise, as hordes of tourists descend on London for the 2012 Olympic Games.