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Airports with direct flights to London
Direct flights to London are offered from Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv.
What airlines fly to London from Israel?
Two traditional airlines fly to London from Israel - British Airways and EL AL. EasyJet and Wizz Air operate cheap flights to London, departing from Terminal 1. Arkia has seasonal and charter flights from Ben Gurion Airport.
Airports in London
Direct flights to London from Israel arrive at three airports:
Gatwick Airport (LGW): easyJet operates cheap flights to London. The train and bus stations are located at the south terminal. The Gatwick Train is the fastest way to get to London city center, and taxis are the most expensive option.
Heathrow Airport (LHR): British Airways and EL AL flights arrive here. Every terminal has its own bus stop, train station, and taxi rank. The fastest way to travel to the city center is the Heathrow Express train; it takes about 20 minutes. The cheapest way is the Piccadilly Line, in 50-60 minutes the underground system will bring you to London..
Luton Airport (LTN): Cheap flights to London operated by easyJet, EL AL and Wizz Air arrive here. You can take the train, Green Line bus or easyBus low-cost transfer to get to London. If you take the train, start with the free shuttle bus to Luton Airport Parkway train station and from there take the train to London. All together it’s a little over 30 minutes ride. If you take the National Express or easyBus, it’s recommended to book tickets in advance.
There are three more airports in London, where you might arrive at if you have a connecting flight:
City Airport (LCY): London-City is a small and functional airport, with only one terminal.
Stansted Airport (STN): The train station is located directly under the airport terminal. When you book tickets online in advance, prices start at £7. The train will take you to Liverpool Street.
Southend Airport (SEN): Trains to London Liverpool Street take 53 minutes or 44 minutes to Stratford station. Off-peak single tickets start at £13.20 to Stratford and £16.20 to Liverpool. Coach and bus services are also available.
When to visit London
London is one of those places that anytime is a good time for a visit. In the spring the days are getting longer and the temperatures averaging 11-15 degrees. The summer is warm but not as warm as in Tel Aviv, although the temperatures can reach 30. Naturally, this is the busiest time in London which is packed with tourists from all over the world. The winters are cold with 2-6 degrees, but with all the Christmas lights and decorations it’s also a beautiful time to walk the streets of London with a thick jacket and a warm drink in your hand. The end of the holiday marks the beginning of the sales, so it’s not only cheap flights to London - it’s a cheap vacation.
What to see and do in London
London is full of culture, history, must-see sightseeing sites and museums for first-time travelers, and new places to discover for frequent visitors. The most famous are the Buckingham Palace, Tate Gallery, Madam Tussauds and the fantastic Natural History Museum. Many museums are free, and for others, you can buy tickets in advance and skip the long lines. It can save you quite a few precious hours if you travel in the summer.
Explore Soho, Chinatown and the theatrical delights of the West End and Covent Garden. You can find bohemian bargains at Camden Market and Portobello Road, but don’t skip to browse Selfridges and Harrods even if you can’t afford to buy anything.
London’s restaurants are more than just fish & chips, with award-winning restaurants, with food from all corners of the world.
This information is correct as of October 2017
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