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

The average price to go to Moscow from London airport is $ 160 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 105 (in april) and $ 213 (in august), which is a saving of $ 56 or a surplus of $ 53 (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 $161 to $215 and that it is generally more economical to leave on a sunday 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 Moscow 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-Moscow plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 60000 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Moscow 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 april, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 105, saving $ 56 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 160). Conversely, august will be the most expensive ($ 213).

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

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 134 $ 142 good price
February$ 136 $ 155 fair price
March$ 134 $ 144 fair price
April$ 71 $ 105 very good price
May$ 157 $ 179 high price
June$ 166 $ 184 high price
July$ 154 $ 180 high price
August$ 173 $ 213 very high price
September$ 159 $ 190 high price
October$ 71 $ 116 good price
November$ 130 $ 145 fair price
December$ 133 $ 164 fair 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 Moscow

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from London to Moscow range from $0 to $322. 8% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $0 to $54), 2% at the maximum price (from $269 to $322). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $161 to $215 (38% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the London->Moscow flight

There are 9 companies that serve London from Moscow airport: Lufthansa, Wizz Air, Ryanair, KLM, Swiss, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, LOT and AirBaltic.

Data analysis:

Of the 60000 flights analyzed in previous years, Lufthansa was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (11% of the time) on the London->Moscow route.

Direct flight or flight with layover?

Data analysis:

To get the best price for the London-Moscow flight, you should take a direct flight (saving an average of $ 47 compared to a flight with one or more layovers).

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, London-Moscow flights departing on a sunday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a sunday as your departure date, you can save an average of $8. On the other hand, departing on a saturday may cost you an additional $9.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Moscow 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 $6. Conversely, departing from Moscow on a saturday may cost you an additional $11.



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

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 3 to 4 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 London-Moscow flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a wednesday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Moscow, it is recommended to buy it 3 to 4 months before departure (it is then on average 111 $, which is a saving of 49 $ 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 (55 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your London to Moscow 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: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 55 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 138), 4 to 5 months ($ 58)

February

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 64 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 93), 5 to 6 months ($ 124)

March

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 55 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 123), 5 to 6 months ($ 117), 6 to 7 months ($ 133)

April

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 67 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 86), 5 to 6 months ($ 93), 6 to 7 months ($ 85), 7 to 8 months ($ 96)

May

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 157 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 159), 7 to 8 months ($ 157), 8 to 9 months ($ 159)

June

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 153 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 163), 5 to 6 months ($ 178), 8 to 9 months ($ 155)

July

Best time: 4 to 5 months before departure (average price: 142 $)

Other interesting period(s): 5 to 6 months ($ 150), 6 to 7 months ($ 171)

August

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 172 $)

Other interesting period(s): 5 to 6 months ($ 184), 7 to 8 months ($ 192)

September

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 158 $)

Other interesting period(s): 7 to 8 months ($ 160)

October

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 75 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 100), 8 to 9 months ($ 77), 9 to 10 months ($ 107), 10 to 11 months ($ 98), 11 to 12 months ($ 106)

November

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 58 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 129)

December

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 68 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 163), 2 to 3 months ($ 91)

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

Data analysis:

Statistically, wednesday is the day when plane tickets for London->Moscow are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a wednesday, you will save $5. Conversely, by buying it on a sunday, you may end up paying $4 more.




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