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The best prices from London to Shetland are usually found in March or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Shetland (SDZ)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to SDZ flight in 2021: compare London to Shetland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Shetland.
LON - SDZ
Price
£239 - £331

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Average price

£249

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

£239

From London to Shetland

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to Shetland?

Departing on a Wednesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 12% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Shetland?

To save up to 68% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from London to Shetland from £401 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £483 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Shetland?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Shetland. Flights to Shetland from London in March are about £277 on average during March, but can be found for as low as £216.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Shetland (LON - SDZ)?

It’s typically best to fly out from London to Shetland in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 29% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from London to Shetland in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LON to SDZ flights in May, June
4 Jun - 14 Jun
£420pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
7 May - 9 May
£468pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
7 May - 9 May
£501pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

London to Shetland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shetland from London found for this year
4 Aug - 11 Aug
£280pp
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
5 Aug - 11 Aug
£332pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
3 Aug - 12 Aug
£368pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
LSI
Lerwick Sumburgh
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Shetland from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Shetland
08:05 - 03:35
British Airways
1 stop
19h 30m
LHR - LSI
British Airways
£216
Expedia
04:50 - 03:35
Loganair
2 stops
22h 45m
LHR - LSI
Loganair
£214
Travel2Be
04:45 - 15:05
Loganair
3 stops
10h 20m
LHR - LSI
Loganair
£351
Travel2Be

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Flight FAQs

From London to Shetland

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Lerwick due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and Lerwick for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from London to Lerwick have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

British Airways and Loganair are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Lerwick from London?

Located just 0.2 mi from the city centre, Lerwick All Airports is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Lerwick from London. Booking flights from London to All Airports (SDZ) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from London from 2 different airlines.

Can I find flights from London to Shetland for under £288 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Shetland for under £288. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just £223, but on average you can expect to pay £265.

Are there direct flights from London to Shetland for under £216 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from London to Shetland, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Lerwick?

With an average temperature of 23 °C, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Lerwick are colder than in London.

How long does is the flight from London to Shetland?

For as low as £223, British Airways can have you in Shetland from London in 4h.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London to Shetland return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from London to Shetland from £223 return. British Airways is priced at 19% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to Shetland one-way?

£214 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Loganair. You may also be able to find cheap deals on British Airways, with prices from £216.

Alternative routes for London to Shetland

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Shetland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Shetland.

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