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It doesn’t take long to fly to Heathrow Airport, London, from other parts of the United Kingdom. From Manchester, you will be touching down in the capital city just over an hour after take-off. You can take a trip from the Scottish Highlands too and fly from Aberdeen to London in just over 1 hour and 30 minutes, so even the most rural of cities seem close. Or why not take a flight across the Irish Sea from Belfast, which takes just under 1 hour and 30 minutes to land in London, United Kingdom. Bear in mind that although Heathrow is London's busiest airport, there are three other major airports, Gatwick in the South, Stansted in the North, and London City in the East, which are also worth checking out depending on where you're flying from.
You can choose to fly directly to Heathrow Airport, London, from many areas of the UK, making it a great location for business and leisure travel. You can find London flight deals from popular airports such as Manchester Airport and Newcastle International Airport, which both fly non-stop to London from the north of England. You can also fly direct to London from Northern Ireland’s Belfast International Airport and Scotland’s Edinburgh Airport just as quickly.
Our data shows that Tuesday is the least expensive day to fly to London. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as £101. When flying out on a Saturday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United Kingdom to London for around £131.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near London is possible. If you are planning a flight to London, consider booking flights to London Heathrow Airport (14 mi from London city centre), London Gatwick Airport (24 mi from London city centre), London Luton Airport (28 mi from London city centre), London Stansted Airport (31 mi from London city centre) or London Southend Airport (36 mi from London city centre).
London Stansted Airport has an average price of £81 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting London. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.
Yes, you can travel to Greenwich via a flight to London Gatwick airport in London (Greenwich is 23.3 mi from the airport).
At 23.5 mi away, London Gatwick airport in London is the closest to London Victoria Station.
Prices for flights to London are updated daily.
As of November 2023, there are 111 operators available to choose from for flights to London.
The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel to London.
The travel and health documents you'll need for your trip to London may differ based on your itinerary and personal situation. Typically, you should have several documents on hand, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months after your intended arrival at London. It is always advisable to seek advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.
When flying from within the UK to London, a passport is not required, but it is advisable to take photographic identification with you. A visa is also not required when travelling to London from within the UK.
London is a bustling city with a great array of sites for tourists to enjoy. If you want to visit museums, why not check out the Natural History Museum, which exhibits a large range of artefacts dating back hundreds of years. Close by to this is the Science Museum, where you can marvel at ground-breaking technology. In the summer months you can enjoy festivals across the capital, such as Wireless or SW4, which attract some of the biggest names in the music industry. Notting Hill Carnival, an annually held street carnival, is also well worth a visit for celebrating Caribbean heritage and culture. During the winter months, one of the most popular activities is ice skating on one of the ice rinks displayed across the city, including the ones at Somerset House, the Natural History Museum and the Tower of London.
To find the flight that best suits your needs, momondo gathers a range of flights from a large pool of different airlines and agents; you can then use our insights and filters to find and book the right flight to London.
momondo does allow users to show only those flights to London which offer a flexible booking policy as well as other useful filters and features.
Once you have performed a search for flights to London, momondo helps you find the right flight by offering useful filters to narrow down your flight selection. Flights can be filtered by multiple factors such as airline, airport and price; but also by other criteria like aircraft type and payment method.
Yes momondo offers price alerts on flights to London. After performing a search on this page you should be able to see the price alert set up feature. Simply provide a valid email address and momondo will instantly alert you when prices change.