Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to London (from: Vancouver)

The average price to go to London from Vancouver airport is $ 872 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 747 (in november) and $ 1053 (in july), which is a saving of $ 126 or a surplus of $ 181 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $642 to $696 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a wednesday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to London before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your Vancouver-London plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 67675 airfare prices from previous years for flights to London from Vancouver and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in november, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 747, saving $ 126 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 872). Conversely, july will be the most expensive ($ 1053).

Flight Vancouver-London: when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 659 $ 782 good price
February$ 643 $ 753 good price
March$ 713 $ 962 fair price
April$ 682 $ 803 good price
May$ 701 $ 849 fair price
June$ 716 $ 834 fair price
July$ 854 $ 1053 very high price
August$ 833 $ 1003 high price
September$ 740 $ 904 fair price
October$ 682 $ 773 good price
November$ 666 $ 747 very good price
December$ 825 $ 1004 high price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from Vancouver to London

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Vancouver to London range from $535 to $1445. 1% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $535 to $589), 1% at the maximum price (from $1391 to $1445). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $642 to $696 (24% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Vancouver->London flight

There are 8 companies that serve Vancouver from London airport: British Airways, Air Canada, Lufthansa, WestJet, Icelandair, American Airlines, Finnair and Air Transat.

Data analysis:

Of the 67675 flights analyzed in previous years, British Airways was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (39% of the time) on the Vancouver->London route.

Direct flight or flight with layover?

Data analysis:

To get the best price for the Vancouver-London flight, you should take a flight with one or more layovers (you will save an average of $ 193 compared to a direct flight).

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Vancouver-London flights departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday as your departure date, you can save an average of $21. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $28.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from London to Vancouver departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday for your return date, you will save an average of $21. Conversely, departing from London on a saturday may cost you an additional $38.


Top prices Vancouver-London

Round tripDatesPrice
Vancouver → London05-10 to 15-10-2024$ 524 
Vancouver → London10-10 to 17-10-2024$ 544 
Vancouver → London13-10 to 23-10-2024$ 538 
Vancouver → London07-11 to 12-11-2024$ 545 
Vancouver → London09-11 to 19-11-2024$ 524 
Vancouver → London10-11 to 20-11-2024$ 534 
Vancouver → London23-01 to 31-01-2025$ 538 
Vancouver → London06-02 to 22-02-2025$ 533 
Vancouver → London08-02 to 18-02-2025$ 515 
Vancouver → London13-02 to 22-02-2025$ 530 


When to book your flight Vancouver - London to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 8 to 9 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 0 to 1 month in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a Vancouver-London flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a sunday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Vancouver to London, it is recommended to buy it 8 to 9 months before departure (it is then on average 797 $, which is a saving of 75 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance, you will pay the full price (298 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Vancouver to London flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?
January

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 670 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 715), 4 to 5 months ($ 734), 5 to 6 months ($ 731), 6 to 7 months ($ 750), 7 to 8 months ($ 760), 8 to 9 months ($ 758), 9 to 10 months ($ 727)

February

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 646 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 647), 3 to 4 months ($ 665), 4 to 5 months ($ 689), 5 to 6 months ($ 677), 6 to 7 months ($ 676), 7 to 8 months ($ 687), 8 to 9 months ($ 730)

March

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 734 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 803), 3 to 4 months ($ 871), 4 to 5 months ($ 956), 5 to 6 months ($ 818), 6 to 7 months ($ 776), 7 to 8 months ($ 755), 9 to 10 months ($ 820), 10 to 11 months ($ 867), 11 to 12 months ($ 845)

April

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 678 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 762), 3 to 4 months ($ 689), 4 to 5 months ($ 688), 5 to 6 months ($ 724), 6 to 7 months ($ 734), 7 to 8 months ($ 703), 9 to 10 months ($ 696)

May

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 669 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 827), 3 to 4 months ($ 740), 4 to 5 months ($ 699), 5 to 6 months ($ 712), 6 to 7 months ($ 728), 7 to 8 months ($ 709), 8 to 9 months ($ 700), 10 to 11 months ($ 700), 11 to 12 months ($ 757)

June

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 685 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 797), 5 to 6 months ($ 722), 7 to 8 months ($ 711), 8 to 9 months ($ 744), 9 to 10 months ($ 746), 10 to 11 months ($ 754)

July

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 840 $)

Other interesting period(s): 5 to 6 months ($ 1006), 6 to 7 months ($ 888), 8 to 9 months ($ 878), 9 to 10 months ($ 885), 10 to 11 months ($ 907), 11 to 12 months ($ 1000)

August

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 806 $)

Other interesting period(s): 6 to 7 months ($ 956), 7 to 8 months ($ 857), 9 to 10 months ($ 833), 10 to 11 months ($ 864), 11 to 12 months ($ 919)

September

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 731 $)

Other interesting period(s): 5 to 6 months ($ 884), 7 to 8 months ($ 870), 8 to 9 months ($ 742), 10 to 11 months ($ 774), 11 to 12 months ($ 834)

October

Best time: 10 to 11 months before departure (average price: 695 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 716), 3 to 4 months ($ 709), 4 to 5 months ($ 734), 5 to 6 months ($ 727), 6 to 7 months ($ 713), 9 to 10 months ($ 731), 11 to 12 months ($ 736)

November

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 662 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 715), 2 to 3 months ($ 669), 4 to 5 months ($ 677), 5 to 6 months ($ 700), 6 to 7 months ($ 727), 7 to 8 months ($ 701), 10 to 11 months ($ 696), 11 to 12 months ($ 716)

December

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 863 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 959), 2 to 3 months ($ 977), 3 to 4 months ($ 978), 4 to 5 months ($ 976), 5 to 6 months ($ 917), 6 to 7 months ($ 926), 7 to 8 months ($ 915)

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, sunday is the day when plane tickets for Vancouver->London are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a sunday, you will save $10. Conversely, by buying it on a friday, you may end up paying $18 more.



Vancouver to London: flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
June 2024$ 1274
$840 to $1623
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July 2024$ 1196
$720 to $1561
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August 2024$ 972
$587 to $1225
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September 2024$ 934
$555 to $1213
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October 2024$ 687
$524 to $883
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November 2024$ 678
$524 to $759
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December 2024$ 781
$527 to $1130
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January 2025$ 715
$517 to $1093
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February 2025$ 676
$515 to $901
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March 2025$ 696
$517 to $799
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April 2025$ 686
$542 to $728
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May 2025$ 805
$653 to $917
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, august, october, november, december, january, february, march, april and may are cheaper to travel to London. So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!



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