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Prices starting at $484 for return flights and $189 for one-way flights to London were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.
|Origin Airport IATA Code||YVR|
|Destination Airport IATA Code||LON|
|Direct Flight Airlines||Air Canada, Austrian, EgyptAir, SriLankan Airlines, United Airlines, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand|
|Earliest Flight Arrival||10:05AM UTC|
|Latest Flight Arrival||10:05AM UTC|
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If you have decided to take a trip from the Pacific Northwest to bustling and historic London, the capital of England, then booking your flights with Orbitz is the best way to ensure you get the best deal possible.
There is no shortage of flights to London from Vancouver. Air Canada and British Airways have daily direct flights to London Heathrow all year round, and in the summer WestJet and Air Transat join the party with direct flights into London Gatwick.
The journey across Canada and the Atlantic Ocean to England takes around nine hours.
There are also plenty of connecting routes between the two cities, via other airports including Toronto, Seattle, New York and Chicago, although these flights take longer.
When you fly direct from Vancouver to London you will be travelling overnight, with the plane taking off in the afternoon or evening and arriving in London the next morning or around lunchtime, so you may want to pack comfortable clothes for sleeping and an eye mask in your carry-on bag.
The journey takes between nine-and-a-quarter and ten hours and covers more than 4,700 miles. The precise route your plane takes depends on the atmospheric conditions as the plane will usually try to ride the jet stream. This high-altitude band of fast-moving air over the North Atlantic can help make the journey faster and more fuel efficient, reducing carbon emissions. From Vancouver the plane will head northeast across Canada and over Hudson Bay. Sometimes it will head as far north as Baffin Island and fly over the southern tip of Greenland. From there the plane heads down past Iceland towards the UK.
During the flight the plane will reach an altitude of 35,000 feet or higher and can hit speeds of 600mph.
At Vancouver International airport you must check in at least two hours before your flight is scheduled to depart, and you will need your passport. Getting to the airport is easy, as there are trains, buses and cabs available. There is also plenty of parking if you are driving.
Once you have checked in you can relax in the many bars, restaurants and cafes at the airport, each terminal has a different selection. Most long-haul flights offer food and drink, but you can also order meals to take on the plane with you, check if refreshments are included when you book with Orbitz. If you fancy some retail therapy while you wait for your flight you can indulge in some duty free shopping.
London Heathrow handles more international passenger traffic than any other airport in the world and is a hub for British Airways. From the airport you can take buses, trains or the London Underground to the city center.
Gatwick is smaller than Heathrow, but has plenty of transport options, including trains.
If you want to visit some of Europe’s other historic cities, or to compare fares from Vancouver to alternative destinations, then try the following:
Head to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most up-to-date information on travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when getting a flight from Vancouver to London.
There sure is. Air Canada offers nonstop flights from Vancouver Intl. Airport to Heathrow Airport (LHR), which makes getting from Vancouver to London a breeze.
Lasting at least 10 hours and 26 minutes, the trip from Vancouver to London is considered a long-haul flight. Try to catch some shut-eye while you're in the air to help avoid jet lag.
If you're looking for the airline with the most flights from Vancouver, BC Airport (YVR-Vancouver Intl.) to London Airport (LHR-Heathrow), lock in your ticket with Air Canada. This carrier offers 4 monthly flights along this route.
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.
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.
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 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.
We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.
To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!
*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.
Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.
Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.