Flights to London

As take cheap flights to London for spending your holidays, get ready to be overawed with a deep sense of history and a unique vibrancy in this incredible city. London had a troubled past and it succeeded in surviving Roman occupation, a Norman invasion, sackings from the Celts, Vikings and Saxons, the bubonic plague, two great fires and Nazi bombings.

London overcame all these and left its past behind. Today the UK’s capital city has emerged as one of the world’s most iconic destinations and attracts millions of tourists from different countries every year. Book cheap flight tickets to London from FlyOFinder now and enjoy your holidays in this resilient, proud and forever welcoming city which has something to offer for everyone.

Things to do in London

London is a fascinating city, and the best things to enjoy here are free. These include a trip to the Royal Parks and spending some quality time there such as Hyde Park, Richmond Park, St. James’ Park, The Regent’s Park and Green Park. Don’t forget to visit the Kensington Gardens, which finds mention in a storybook.

Watch the Changing of the Guard outside the Buckingham Palace. It’s absolutely free, and offers you opportunity to soak up London’s history.

You can visit art galleries and major museums free of cost. World-famous museums and art galleries offering free access in London include British Museum, the Garden Museum, Sir John Soane’s Museum, National Maritime Museum, Imperial War Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, Natural History and Science Museums, Tate Britain, Tate Modern, The Geffrye Museum, National Portrait Gallery, and the National Gallery.

Look forward to exciting shopping experience in London by visiting the Camden Market where you can relish varied kinds of cuisines, buy clothes and antiques, and immerse in the happening nightlife at bars and nightclubs.

Key Information about London flights

Here is some key information about London flights which will be highly beneficial for you.

  • If you are traveling to London and taking connecting flights to other destinations from Heathrow Airport, the minimum connection time required will be 1 hour within the same Heathrow terminal, and it will be 1 hour 30 minutes for connections requiring travel between terminals at Heathrow.
  • The climate in London and whole of Britain is changeable. Always be prepared for rain. Summers are cooler and winters are milder. London’s average temperature is just above freezing in January and increases to around 71 F in July.
  • Terminal 1 in London’s Heathrow Airport is no longer in use, while Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 are within walking distance of each other. The average walking time between the two terminals is of 11 minutes. Terminal 4 and Terminal 5 are connected via the free Heathrow Express train.
  • For traveling to the city center from Heathrow Airport, travel by Heathrow Express train departing at an interval of every 15 minutes for Paddington Station. You can reach within 15 minutes. You can also travel to central London in around 50 minutes via the Piccadilly underground line.
  • If your flight has arrived at Gatwick Airport then the quickest way of reaching London is by taking the Gatwick Express train. It will take around 30 minutes to reach the central Victoria railway station.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The months of September and October are the cheapest months to fly to London. You can also book cheap flights to London during the mid-season from April to May.

The flight duration to London depends on the particular U.S. city you are traveling from. Flights from major U.S. cities like Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles take around 11 hours to reach London. If you are traveling from cities like New York and Boston the flight duration to London will be of around 8 hours.

London is served by 6 major airports. London City Airport at a distance of 8 miles is the closest to the center of London. The second closest is Heathrow Airport, which is 14 miles away from the center. Gatwick Airport is 24 miles away, Luton Airport is at a distance of 28 miles, Stansted Airport is 31 miles away, and Southend Airport is 36 miles away from central London.

London City Airport is the closest to the downtown area, and can be reached via the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) as well as by city buses.

Heathrow Airport has many good restaurants where you can look forward to fine dining as well as quick bites. The travelers can also make use of the Heathrow app for ordering their food in advance from some of the restaurants here. There are many restaurants in Heathrow Airport offering 15-minute menus too.

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