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Cheap flights to London, United Kingdom



JetRadar compares airfares to London with hundreds of airlines and dozens of online travel agencies in one single place. We provide you with all the options, you choose where to book. Also there you can find airlines special offers to London. Facts about London: London connects with 1779 cities nonstop. There are 6 airports in London: Southend, Gatwick, Luton Airport, Stansted, Heathrow, London City Airport. 283 airlines have flights to London.

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London Airports

  • Stansted STN
  • Southend SEN
  • Heathrow LHR
  • London City Airport LCY
  • Gatwick LGW
  • Luton Airport LTN

Weather in London

Month Temp. (°F) Rainfall
January 40.1 57.0
February 40.1 38.0
March 43.7 50.0
April 48.2 48.0
May 54.5 53.0
June 59.9 53.0
July 63.5 49.0
August 62.6 56.0
September 58.1 56.0
October 52.7 60.0
November 44.6 60.0
December 41.9 61.0
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The total population of London is

7,557,000 people.

London City Guide

Brief History

London, capital city of the United Kingdom, is one of the oldest and most historic cities in the world. Although the city of London itself (then known as Londinium) was founded in 43 AD, there are ancient Celtic ruins beneath the modern city that speak of a much older history. For centuries, London was the capital of the vast British Empire and the greatest center of science, culture, and power in the world. Today, it retains a compelling mixture of old and new, a historical warmth tempered by a modern pace of life. It is the largest city in the European Union.


London has a massive metropolitan area, and flights to London can go into any one of 4 major airports: Luton, Gatwick, Stansted, and Heathrow. The vast majority of international flights come into Heathrow, but sometimes flights to the others can be cheaper. In all cases, buses and trains link the airport with the city, and many of the airports have direct lines amongst one another. Since London is one of the main gateways between Europe and America, direct flights to London are extremely common, and most go through Heathrow.

Getting around in London can be very confusing the first time due to its massive size. The world-famous Tube, one of the oldest underground metro systems in the world, serves nearly every area of the city, so it’s possible to ride the underground almost anywhere; however, you will have to learn the system first, and with its many lines that can be a difficult task. There are also buses and taxis. Many tourists are surprised to find how easy it is to walk through London – many of the main attractions are clustered very near to one another along the river.

Popular Attractions

  • Probably the most iconic location in London is Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the Queen. During the tourist season (when the royal family is typically elsewhere), the building is open for tours. This is the location of the famous Queen’s Guard in their distinctive red uniforms and bizarre tall hats.
  • For an excellent view of the river Thames, Parliament, and Big Ben, head up to the top of the London Eye. The Eye, a gigantic ferris-wheel near the river offers an aerial view all around London. It’s safe and comfortable, even for those who are nervous about heights.
  • The Tower of London is a popular tourist spot, but it’s not for kids – this museum displays London’s history of imprisonment and punishment. It has many instruments of torture on display, so parents with young kids might want to be careful about going in.
  • Trafalgar square is a picturesque location in the center of town that is a testament to England’s victory over Napoleon.


While the United Kingdom is not renowned for its food (Londoners are known for drinking more than eating), London has excellent restaurants serving food from all over the world. For international cuisine and a few local delicacies, head to the Soho district.

Tips for Travelers

  • While London is generally safe, or at least comparable to other cities its size, there is always a danger of crime and low-level violence. Use common sense and be cautious when out at night.

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