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Flights to London in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inSeptemberHigh demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest inDecemberBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average priceHK$5,005Average for return flights in December 2022
Return fromHK$3,277From Hong Kong Intl to London
One-way fromHK$934One-way flight from Hong Kong Intl (HKG) to London

Cheap flights to London in December, January 2022

The best prices found for LON flights for December, January
29 Jan - 12 Feb
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

28h 30m
LHR

London Heathrow

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

1 stop

22h 10m
HK$3,993

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 30-11

28 Jan - 2 Feb
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

32h 20m
LHR

London Heathrow

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

1 stop

22h 10m
HK$4,001

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2-12

29 Jan - 31 Jan
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

32h 20m
LHR

London Heathrow

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

1 stop

30h 20m
HK$4,047

Singapore Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2-12

London 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to London found for this year
11 Dec - 21 Jan
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

31h 20m
LHR

London Heathrow

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

1 stop

26h 05m
HK$5,192

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1-12

11 Dec - 22 Jan
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

31h 20m
LHR

London Heathrow

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

2 stops

38h 40m
HK$5,402

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 1-12

11 Dec - 22 Jan
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

LCY

London City

2 stops

28h 55m
LCY

London City

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

2 stops

39h 00m
HK$5,550

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 1-12

Last minute flights to London

Late deals on return flights to London, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 21 Jan
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

31h 20m
LHR

London Heathrow

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

1 stop

26h 05m
HK$5,192

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1-12

11 Dec - 22 Jan
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

31h 20m
LHR

London Heathrow

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

2 stops

38h 40m
HK$5,402

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 1-12

11 Dec - 22 Jan
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

LCY

London City

2 stops

28h 55m
LCY

London City

HKG

Hong Kong Intl

2 stops

39h 00m
HK$5,550

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 1-12

One-way flights to London

The cheapest one-way flights to London
23 Dec
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

17h 10m
HK$934

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 30-11

28 Feb
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

17h 45m
HK$2,436

Air France

Pick Dates

Deal found 3-12

19 Feb
HKG

Hong Kong Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

26h 20m
HK$2,475

Air France

Pick Dates

Deal found 2-12

What is the cheapest month to fly to London?

The cheapest ticket to London found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

HK$7,122

February

HK$5,721

March

HK$6,258

April

HK$6,873

May

HK$5,627

June

HK$5,604

July

HK$7,791

August

HK$8,437

September

HK$10,547

October

HK$6,538

November

HK$5,947

December

HK$8,500

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to London is currently June; with September being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to London?

Average London flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

HKG - LON

Price

HK$5,409 - HK$12,181

LON

Temperature

4 - 17 °C

LON

Rainfall

40 - 70 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to London?

The best time to book flights to London is 60 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to London?

At the moment, Monday is the most economical day to take a flight to London. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to London?

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to London. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.

The modern city with a traditional soul, London is one of the most fascinating – and best-value – destinations. As with the other top-ranking European cities, there is a heady mix of old and new. The ancient Tower of London, Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and other royal residences stand beside modern edifices such as City Hall, the Gherkin and Shard London Bridge. Add in the capital’s parks and masterpiece-stuffed museums and galleries (most of which are free to visit) and it’s little wonder why millions of tourists book flights to London each year.  

In 2011 all eyes were on London for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s nuptials. The oohs, aahs and rousing renditions of “God Save the Queen” kicked off what is set to be an exciting couple of years for the capital. 

This year, London will host the Olympic Games, we’ll mark Charles Dickens’s 200th birthday and we’ll rejoice in Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee with a 1,000-boat flotilla on the Thames, jolly street parties and an extra bank holiday.

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London climate

July and August are usually the warmest months, however, the Great British summer has a reputation for being a washout. January is the coolest month with temperatures in the low single digits (Celsius). Spring and autumn can be very pleasant, as the temperatures are usually higher than the rest of the UK. The rain is heaviest during November when the city averages 6cm (2.5 inches). 

When is the best time to fly to London?

Peak season:

Most visitors arrive on flights to London between June and September. Christmas and Easter are other peak times. School holidays – half-term weeks in October, February and May – are very busy. Families flock to the museums and attractions.

Shoulder season:

Shoulder season is from April to May (excluding Easter) and early September to October. September/October is a great time of year to get cheaper flights and it can be the best time to visit: fewer crowds, cheaper hotel rooms, and better light for photography and bringing out the scenery.

Off season:

As London is a four-season destination there’s not much of an off-season. The weeks following Christmas and New Year until Easter are fairly quiet.

Getting around London

There are tons of options, the best being the Tube. London’s underground system is the fastest and easiest way to get around. Avoid rush hour though unless you like the sardine-in-a-can crush. 

London’s iconic double-decker red buses are slower, but they can be found everywhere and won’t be as crowded. Look into getting an Oyster card or Travelcard for travelling on London’s public transport – it will save you money. You can find them at tube stops or newsagents. 

Black cabs are everywhere and very comfortable, but very expensive. Minicabs are a cheaper taxi option, but you have to order them ahead of time. Watch out for illegal minicabs that trawl the theatres and nightspots. They might seem like the only late-night option, but single women or those unfamiliar with the area should and find a different way to stay safe. 

London is a big city, but many of the tourist attractions are within walking distance or along the River Thames. Take advantage of a sunny day by walking or taking a riverboat. 

Driving is not recommended, as parking is near impossible to find and a Congestion Charge will cost you extra when driving into the city’s centre Monday to Friday between 7am and 6pm. Rent a car only if you’d like to head out into the country. You will need to be over 25 and have a licence and a credit card. For more information visit www.tfl.gov.uk.

What is good to know if travelling to London?

  • Major museums and art galleries are free to visit. These include the world-renowned British Museum, Natural History and Science Museums, Victoria and Albert Museum, Imperial War Museum and National Maritime Museum. There are also smaller, quirkier museums such as The Geffrye Museum, restored 18th-century almshouses with a number of period rooms from 1600 to the present day.
  • The Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace is when the new guard exchanges duty with the old guard. It’s a fantastic sight. The schedule is on the official British Monarchy website (www.royal.gov.uk).
  • Hoxton is one of the coolest places in London. It was once the centre of the rag trade. Now, its large factory spaces have been transformed in to uber-cool galleries and artists’ studios.
  • The best place to get a curry is Brick Lane in East London. Jellied eels are not as popular as they once were but if you’d like to try them, the best place, bar none, is M Manze Pie and Eel Shop, the oldest pie-and-mash shop in London.
  • The London Eye, situated on the South Bank of the Thames, offers great views of London. Another vantage point is the gallery of the Monument to the Great Fire of London in the City of London. It was built between 1671 and 1677; its 311 steps leading to an observation deck beneath the shining gold “flame”.

How popular are flights to London this year?

There has been a 237% increase in demand for London flights over the last year.

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