Cheap flights to London
You’ve heard all about the London Eye, Tower of London, British Museum and Madame Tussauds, but if you’ve never been to London you’re lagging behind in your travel agenda – get to it and get to it cheaply with the great offers available with Student Flights. The capital city of London is the most highly populated in the United Kingdom, and easily the most famous, being known as the nucleus of the modern world thanks to its fast-paced economy, diverse culture and people and British royal family. Visit a Van Gogh, da Vinci or Botticelli at the National Gallery, see a 40 million-year-old spider at the Natural History Museum and make like a royal along the cafes and cultural hotspots along the River Thames – London is your quintessential travel destination. If you don’t get to go anywhere else, ever, you must go to London. Student Flights has a range of cheap flights to help you get your London on, and if you’re under 26, a student or teacher, you could save even more on your quest to make like a queen at Buckingham Palace with our Black Market Flights.
Flights from Australia to London disembark at England’s major international hub, London Heathrow (LHR). Located 22 kilometres west of London’s city centre, Heathrow handles more international passenger traffic than any other airport in the world. The airport is connected to various parts of London via train and tube networks. There's an express train direct service from Heathrow to Paddington Station. London Underground’s Piccadilly line services the airport and provides opportunities to change lines and connect with all areas of the city. Heathrow also contains a bus station with services into Victoria station in London or other destinations in England.
There are no direct flights from Australia to London. Departing from Sydney or Brisbane, take a 9-hour flight to either Malaysia, Bangkok or Kuala Lumpur and connect onto London after about another 12 hours. From Melbourne choose a lay-over in Asia, Singapore or the Middle East with an average overall total flight time of 22 hours. A convenient flight path from Perth to London has a stopover in Doha, Qatar and an average flight time of only 19 hours. International flights are catered with a variety of food and drinks as well as in-flight entertainment. For specific services and special requests, check out our airline guide.
Airlines that fly to London
Major airlines that fly from Australia to London:
London Holiday Packages
As one of the world’s greatest cities, London also packs a punch when it comes to offering unbelievable holiday packages to help visitors experience the immense diversity, cuisine, culture and attractions on offer. Ask Student Flights about how to get the best deals on hotels, transfers and tourist packages – our team can lead you in the right direction and prepare the holiday package of a lifetime for your tour of the UK’s biggest destination.
From the capsules of the London Eye to the vibe of Kensington’s High Street, London is the capital city of England and is home to almost 10 million people. Some must-sees include the World Heritage sites of the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey and Kew Gardens. But, there are also plenty of other famous landmarks and you might like to try and make a queen’s guard laugh outside Buckingham Palace, shop and eat and immerse yourself in Piccadilly Circus, take in a world-class performance at the West End or travel on the tube to Trafalgar Square and The Shard.
No matter how long you stay, you will never have enough time to languish in London – and most travellers find themselves trying to extend their stay once they get there and realise how much there is to see. So, give yourself as much time as you can and read our London destination guide for more information. Student Flights travel consultants can offer you the best advice possible on the latest deals and info about flights, accommodation and tours.
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SF insider: How to survive a long haul flightPosted 16th August 2013
It seems trite to complain about flying (especially when Louis CK puts it so eloquently [language warning!]) but I really struggle with long haul flights. I know, I know, first world problems right? But I struggle, I really do, even when I...