Cheap Flight Deals From Raleigh (RDU) to London (LON) Starting at $353

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Airfares from $353 One Way, $495 Round Trip from Raleigh to London

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More About Flying To London from Raleigh

Route Information for Flights from Raleigh to London

Origin Airport IATA Code
Destination Airport IATA Code
3862 mi
Direct Flight Airlines
American Airlines, Qatar Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Malaysia Airlines, EL AL, Gulf Air, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival
5:55AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival
5:55AM UTC

Travel from Raleigh to London

Travel from Raleigh to London is easy with the use of to find sales on flights or hotel rooms. London is a popular destination for business travelers and tourists alike, serving as one of the largest financial centers in the world, as well as offering extensive cultural and entertainment attractions.

Leaving Raleigh

Raleigh and the surrounding area receive air service from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. The airport is about 10 miles from the center of the city, with transportation available to the airport from the city's bus service or taxi. Triangle Transit buses make the trip form the downtown area to the airport on Monday through Saturday for $2.00, taking about 30 minutes. If you take the taxi instead, the cost of the approximately 20-minute trip is about $29.80. Driving to the airport is a third option. There's plenty of long-term parking available, with charges beginning at $6.00. The long-term lots are park-and-ride lots, with free shuttle service to the terminals.

Before your flight, you can have a meal at one of the many airport restaurants. A quick meal is available at KFC Express and Five Guys, or you can have a beverage and snack instead from Starbucks or Cinnabon. After eating, you can board one of the flights available to London on American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways or Delta, among others.

Destination London

London is located in the south of England on the banks of the River Thames. It's the capital city of England and the United Kingdom, and serves as a center of commerce and culture. London is a major tourist destination, attracting millions of visitors throughout the year.

London Attractions

When flying from Raleigh, you're likely to land at London Heathrow Airport, about 14 miles from the center of the city. There are several travel options available to take you from the airport to your final destination in the city. The London Underground has a train stop at the airport, allowing you to make the trip to central London in a little under an hour at a cost of about $7.50. The faster Heathrow Express is a second rail option, costing $28 to make the trip in only 15 minutes. A third option is to take a taxi from the airport. Taxi fare will cost around $70, and the trip can take between 30 to 60 minutes, depending on traffic.

The best time to visit London is when the weather is the mildest, during the months of May, June and September. The high temperatures in May are usually in the mid-60s degrees Fahrenheit range, warming up in June to the low 70s, and then cooling off again in September to the high 60s. You should bring along a light jacket for the trip, as well as an umbrella, as it tends to rain frequently.

There are many things for visitors to do in London, no matter what time of year you visit. The city is filled with art galleries, such as the Tate Modern and Tate Britain, and museums like the Bruce Castle Museum or the world-famous British Museum. For a couple of unforgettable sights, there's the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, or you can watch a play at Shakespeare's Globe theatre.

A Trip to Remember

With multiple airlines making flights to London daily, finding a low-cost ticket to get you to your destination is easy. can help you find the flight you need and the hotel you'll be staying in once you arrive. Using, you can also locate local attractions in the city before you board your flight from Raleigh to London. This will allow you to plan ahead and make any reservations you need or purchase tickets in advance to events occurring in the city during your visit.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Raleigh to London now?
The Covid-19 Travel Advisor can help you with questions about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when taking a plane flight from Raleigh to London.
What is the shortest flight from Raleigh to London?
The quickest flight time from Raleigh - Durham Intl. Airport (RDU) to London (LHR-Heathrow) is around 8 hours and 17 minutes. Order a wine from the cabin crew, start your travel journal or read a few magazines — you’ll have plenty of time on this medium-haul trip.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to London?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to London have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to London with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to London without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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