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

The average price to go to Iceland (Reykjavík) from London airport is $ 138 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 86 (in january) and $ 214 (in august), which is a saving of $ 52 or a surplus of $ 77 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all the prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $55 to $109 and that it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a wednesday on a direct flight.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Iceland (Reykjavík) 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 London-Iceland (Reykjavík) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 61102 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Iceland (Reykjavík) from London 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 january, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 86, saving $ 52 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 138). Conversely, august will be the most expensive ($ 214).

Flight London-Iceland (Reykjavík): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 77 $ 86 very good price
February$ 90 $ 117 good price
March$ 78 $ 98 good price
April$ 102 $ 132 good price
May$ 113 $ 136 fair price
June$ 133 $ 156 fair price
July$ 181 $ 202 high price
August$ 181 $ 214 very high price
September$ 111 $ 123 good price
October$ 101 $ 159 fair price
November$ 81 $ 101 good price
December$ 98 $ 123 good 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 London to Iceland (Reykjavík)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from London to Iceland (Reykjavík) range from $0 to $327. 3% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $0 to $55), 2% at the maximum price (from $272 to $327). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $55 to $109 (42% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the London->Iceland flight

There are 7 companies that serve London from Iceland (Reykjavík) airport: Wizz Air Uk, Fly Play, EasyJet, Icelandair, British Airways, Ryanair and Wizz Air.

Data analysis:

Of the 61102 flights analyzed in previous years, Wizz Air Uk was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (30% of the time) on the London->Iceland route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, London-Iceland (Reykjavík) 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 $14. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $16.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Iceland (Reykjavík) to London 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 $15. Conversely, departing from Iceland (Reykjavík) on a sunday may cost you an additional $11.


Top prices London-Iceland (Reykjavík)

Round tripDatesPrice
London → Reykjavík02-09 to 20-09-2024$ 92 
London → Reykjavík03-12 to 09-12-2024$ 98 
London → Reykjavík03-01 to 09-01-2025$ 91 
London → Reykjavík06-01 to 13-01-2025$ 94 
London → Reykjavík07-01 to 12-01-2025$ 97 
London → Reykjavík10-01 to 19-01-2025$ 96 
London → Reykjavík12-01 to 16-01-2025$ 92 
London → Reykjavík14-01 to 21-01-2025$ 96 
London → Reykjavík15-01 to 23-01-2025$ 96 
London → Reykjavík21-01 to 25-01-2025$ 98 


When to book your flight London - Iceland (Reykjavík) to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 2 to 3 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 11 to 12 months 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 London-Iceland flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a saturday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Iceland (Reykjavík), it is recommended to buy it 2 to 3 months before departure (it is then on average 103 $, which is a saving of 35 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 11 to 12 months in advance, you will pay the full price (32 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your London to Iceland (Reykjavík) 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: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 65 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 86), 1 to 2 months ($ 84), 2 to 3 months ($ 73), 3 to 4 months ($ 71), 5 to 6 months ($ 76)

February

Best time: 5 to 6 months before departure (average price: 91 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 98), 2 to 3 months ($ 109), 3 to 4 months ($ 108), 4 to 5 months ($ 99), 6 to 7 months ($ 91)

March

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 74 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 76), 3 to 4 months ($ 81), 4 to 5 months ($ 88), 5 to 6 months ($ 90), 6 to 7 months ($ 78)

April

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 95 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 113), 5 to 6 months ($ 115), 7 to 8 months ($ 109), 8 to 9 months ($ 132)

May

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 108 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 130), 5 to 6 months ($ 111), 7 to 8 months ($ 120), 8 to 9 months ($ 123)

June

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 130 $)

Other interesting period(s): 5 to 6 months ($ 150), 7 to 8 months ($ 132), 8 to 9 months ($ 145), 9 to 10 months ($ 154)

July

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 183 $)

Other interesting period(s): 7 to 8 months ($ 187), 8 to 9 months ($ 185), 10 to 11 months ($ 196)

August

Best time: 10 to 11 months before departure (average price: 178 $)

Other interesting period(s): 8 to 9 months ($ 190), 9 to 10 months ($ 185), 11 to 12 months ($ 187)

September

Best time: 1 to 2 months before departure (average price: 59 $)

Other interesting period(s): 0 to 1 month ($ 95)

October

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 65 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 68), 10 to 11 months ($ 132), 11 to 12 months ($ 156)

November

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 57 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 76), 3 to 4 months ($ 64), 10 to 11 months ($ 89)

December

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 69 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 104), 2 to 3 months ($ 71), 4 to 5 months ($ 81)

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

Data analysis:

Statistically, saturday is the day when plane tickets for London->Iceland are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a saturday, you will save $1. Conversely, by buying it on a tuesday, you may end up paying $3 more.



London to Iceland (Reykjavík): 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
May 2024$ 412
$212 to $986
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June 2024$ 188
$110 to $464
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July 2024$ 191
$135 to $465
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August 2024$ 251
$215 to $299
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September 2024$ 136
$92 to $171
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October 2024$ 168
$127 to $232
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November 2024$ 128
$103 to $275
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December 2024$ 148
$94 to $268
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January 2025$ 106
$91 to $134
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February 2025$ 165
$102 to $264
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March 2025$ 150
$107 to $283
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April 2025$ 194
$120 to $247
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, july is cheaper to travel to Iceland (Reykjavík). It may be interesting to book now to leave this month!



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