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London travel tips

1) There are four airports in London, so pay attention to the airport name and terminal on your ticket

There are three airports near London: Stansted (60 km from central London), Luton (50 km from London), and Gatwick (40 km from the city centre). Also, directly in London, there is Heathrow airport. Therefore, carefully look at the name of the airport to avoid unpleasant surprises.

2) Strolling down Baker Street, don't miss the Sherlock Holmes Museum in London

Sherlock Holmes museum is located in the Westminster area. All the rooms and atmosphere are in detail, just as described by Arthur Conan-Doyle. On the ground floor, you can buy tickets and memorabilia with movie symbols. The entrance ticket costs around 17 euro.

3) Try the national English cuisine in London – fish and chips, meat pudding, and oxtail soup

Typical English fish and chips dish is featured on the menus of street cafes and upmarket restaurants in London (like Rules or Simpson-in-the-Strand). Be sure to also try the national dish – meat and kidney pudding, then order a Leicestershire pork pie, Toad in a Mink pie, try the Sunday roast, the famous oxtail soup, and Chicken tikka masala.

Travelers usually depart from Newark Liberty International, John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia, New York, NY - Penn Station, or Newark Penn Station when they travel from New York to London. Book your trip to arrive at Heathrow, London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, or London Southend. The distance between New York and London is 5545 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, easyJet, Swiss International Air Lines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and United Airlines. New York and London have 349 direct flights per week. When you arrive at London, consider visiting Natural History Museum, St. Paul's Cathedral, Portsea Island, St. David's Cathedral, Cardiff, Tate Modern, Tintern Abbey, United Kingdom, Canterbury Cathedral, Isle of Wight, Roman Baths, Bath, British Museum, Tower of London, Stonehenge, St Fagans: National History Museum, and Avebury.

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Check-in for a flight from New York to London

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Swiss International Air LinesSWRLXYesNo
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesOpens 30 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo

Places to eat at London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow airport has many outstanding restaurants and cafes for you to choose from when you land.

Fortnum & Mason's Bar — Terminal 5

Indulge yourself and visit the Fortnum & Mason's Bar in Terminal 5.

  • Open daily 5 am to 6 pm

Gordon Ramsay Plane Food — Terminal 5

Gordon Ramsay Plane Food has many options to satisfy any appetite for travelers, also located in Terminal 5.

  • Open daily 5 am to 6 pm

Perfectionists’ Cafe — Terminal 2

If you're heading through Terminal 2, look no further than The Perfectionists' Cafe for a classic English breakfast.

  • Open daily 5 am to 9:30 pm

Comptoir Libanais — Terminal 4

If you're keen to try a Lebanese-inspired wrap, head over to Comptoir Libanais in Terminal 4. Their known for getting food to customers really quickly.

  • Open every day 5:30 am to 9 pm

Costa — Terminals 2 and 5

For all budget travelers, head to Costa for a good cup of joe when you touch down in London. They have 2 locations at Heathrow in Terminals 2 and 5.

  • Costa in Terminal 2 is before security, and their daily hours are 4 am to 8 am
  • Costa in Terminal 5 is open longer from 4 am to 8 pm

Spuntino — Terminal 3

Spuntino in Terminal 3 offers a high-end breakfast menu with dishes like truffle egg toast.

  • Open daily 5 am to 9:30 pm

Leon — Terminal 2

If you're looking for a vegan menu, head to Terminal 2. Leon has a good selection along with fast food favorites like burgers.

  • Open daily 9 am to 7 pm

Yo! — Terminal 2

Also in Terminal 2, you can find sushi and Japanese street food at Yo! restaurant. They even have a breakfast menu from 6 am to 10 am.

  • Open daily 6 am to 10 pm

Caffe Nero — Terminals 2 and 5

At Caffe Nero, enjoy delicious Italian coffee on the go. Order from their 15-minute menu if you're in a hurry to get to your gate on time. They have three locations in Terminal 2 and two locations in Terminal 5.

  • The Gate B36 location on level 2 is open daily from 6:45 am to 5:45 pm
  • The two other Terminal 2 locations on level 1 are open daily from 6 am to 8 pm
  • Terminal 5 has a location before security on level 3 open daily from 8 am to 6 pm
  • The other Terminal 5 location is located on level 0 at Arrivals, and open daily from 7 am to 6 pm

Crown Rivers Bar — Terminal 5

If you need some quick service at a pub, check out The Crown Rivers Bar and Food at Gate A5 in Terminal 5. Along with the normal burger menu, they offer foods like Thai chicken curry, along with British classics like bangers and mash.

  • Open daily 4:30 am until the last departing flight

Caviar house & Prunier Seafood Bar — Terminal 2

  • Caviar House & Prunier Seafood Bar is a producer of the world's finest Prunier caviar and Balik smoked salmon. As every moment counts when you are flying, you should have great food fast! That is why they offer a 15-minute menu.
  • Gate A16 - Level 4
  • Opening hours: 8 am to 8 pm

Giraffe — Terminal 5

  • Giraffe is offering a catch-all global menu. You can taste Mexican huevos rancheros for breakfast, or Malay noodles, Austrian Schnitzel, ribs, and traditional fish and chips throughout the day.
  • After Departures security, level 3
  • Opening hours: 5:15 am until the last departing flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from New York to London?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between New York and London takes around 7.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between New York and London?
The flight distance between New York and London is 5545 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between New York and London?
Several carriers operate flights between New York and London. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, American Airlines, Air France, Qatar Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Finnair, Iberia Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from New York?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New York and Paris, Barcelona, Miami, Mexico City, Orlando, Atlanta, Berlin, Athens, Rome, Tel Aviv, Istanbul, Las Vegas, Dublin, Amsterdam, Fort Lauderdale, Lisbon, Vienna, Prague, Madrid, Los Angeles.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Los Angeles, Boston, Atlanta, Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Chicago, Dallas, Raleigh, Denver, Miami, Washington, D.C., Orlando, Paris, Houston, Minneapolis, Dublin, Seattle, Athens, Austin, Charlotte.
Which airports are there in New York?
New York is mainly served by John F. Kennedy International. But there are other airports nearby, including Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport.
What airports are near New York?
The main airport in New York is John F. Kennedy International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Bradley International, T. F. Green, Trenton–Mercer, Long Island MacArthur, Albany International, Atlantic City International, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Doncaster Sheffield, Southampton, Cardiff, Norwich, Bournemouth, Exeter, Cambridge.
What buses and trains depart from New York?
A number of bus and train companies depart from New York, including Greyhound.
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