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Cheap Flights to Kentucky

Popular in July High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price £570 Average for round-trip flights in October 2020
Round-trip from £534 From London to Louisville
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Kentucky related to COVID-19?

Travel to Kentucky is currently restricted due to COVID-19. The restrictions for Kentucky are based on the United States restrictions which are: The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in Austria, Belgium, China, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom (excluding overseas territories outside of Europe), in the past 14 days. Starting on May 28, foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in Brazil in the last 14 days will also be restricted from entering the United States. US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the above countries in the past 14 days may still enter the United States, but must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Washington (IAD). Family members of US citizens and permanent residents, and certain other limited categories of visa holders (such as UN staff and diplomats) may also enter. Travelers who are allowed to enter the United States but have passed through or have been in any of the countries named above must quarantine for 14 days once they reach their final destination.. If you are planning to travel to Kentucky from an unrestricted area, please consider travel safety tips during this time.

Cheapest prices for Kentucky flights by month

January
£485
February
£494
March
£472
April
£474
May
£598
June
£564
July
£850
August
£632
September
£665
October
£629
November
£652
December
£682
Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Kentucky. Flying to Kentucky in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Kentucky?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - SDF
Price
£472 - £964
SDF
Temperature
8 - 32 °C
SDF
Rainfall
80 - 139 mm
The best time to fly to Kentucky is during March, but great deals can be found at other times. July sees the temperatures in Kentucky peak to their warmest. May tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Kentucky?

Booking 56 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Kentucky. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Kentucky?

The cheapest flights to Kentucky are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Kentucky?

Kentucky flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the evening. Booking a flight at midday will likely mean higher prices.

Kentucky is home to the “most exciting two minutes in sports” — The Kentucky Derby. Held in Louisville at Churchill Downs, the Kentucky Derby is the first Saturday in May and is the finale to the Kentucky Derby Festival. Visitors booking Kentucky flights and hotel rooms during the festival should come prepared to take part in the Derby traditions. Big hats, seersucker suits and mint juleps are just part of the fun. The 1¼ mile race is also known as the “The Run for the Roses” – whereby a blanket of red roses is placed on the Kentucky Derby winner each year.

Of course, Kentucky has a host of attractions for tourists to explore that don’t include horses or jockeys. Kentucky was a slaveholding state and was caught in the middle of the Civil War. A trip to the George S. Patton, Jr. Military Museum at Fort Knox and Old Fort Harrod State Part are two must-see attractions. For sports fans, don’t miss a visit to the Louisville Slugger Museum where you can watch the famous bats and mitts being crafted.

It’s worth noting that some of the best whiskey comes out of Kentucky. Grab a bottle before boarding your Kentucky flight back home and store it for a special occasion.

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Kentucky climate

Kentucky has a moderate climate with warm, humid conditions. Summers are warm with temperatures reaching the mid-20s (Celsius), and winters mildly cold with temperatures in the single digits. Spring is the rainy season, with most of the rain in the southern part of the state. Kentucky is on a storm path, and most storms occur between March and September.

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When is the best time to fly to Kentucky?

Peak Season:
With its mild climate, Kentucky has visitors year round, although summer (from May to September) is the peak season for flights to Kentucky.

Spring means the Kentucky Derby, and Louisville is not the place for anyone on a budget. The race is held the first Saturday in May, and there are two weeks of festivals and entertainment.

Autumn is also popular, particularly in the Kentucky Highlands during the Fall Festivals.

Off Season:
Spring is a bit slower in Kentucky, as long as you stay away from Louisville. Keep in mind, though, that Churchill Downs is open other times of the year when it is not nearly as crowded.

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Getting around Kentucky

There are two airports offering flights within Kentucky, and some bus service south of Louisville and Lexington. Trail riding is available, and cycling is a popular mode of transport with cycling clubs and routes throughout Kentucky. A beautiful state to drive through, one of the best ways to explore Kentucky and see the sights is with a car.

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