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Cheap flights to the UK

Cheap Flights to the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is comprised of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. This island nation spans over 150,679 miles with a population of over 65 million people. If you're thinking of traveling to the United Kingdom be sure to use Skyscanner to find the cheapest flights using Price Alert. This feature keeps you up to date with the cheapest dates and times to fly.

Most people, when flying to the United Kingdom, land at Heathrow Airport, the third busiest airport in the world. Travel distance from Heathrow to London is 19.3 miles.

Best Time to Book a Flight to the United Kingdom

Any time is a good time to visit the United Kingdom and the best time will largely depend on your plans. The countryside is magnificent in spring; the cities can be fairly hot in summer; the foliage is breathtaking in the fall; while the winter season can be harsh, especially in Scotland.

Airlines that Fly to the United Kingdom

All major airlines fly to the United Kingdom, including Air Canada, Lufthansa, British Airways, KLM, Brussels Airways and many more. Flight time is about 8 hours.

What to Expect when You Arrive at the Airport

Canadian flights land at Heathrow at terminal 2. At this terminal, you will find baggage claim, security and a number of gates for connecting flights as well as a Maple Leaf lounge. To get from the airport to your hotel, tourists can choose to take the train, the airport shuttle, a bus, or a taxi outside the arrivals hall. If you're comfortable driving on the left side of the road, you can arrange for your own transportation via Skyscanner's car rental. If you haven't already, you can also arrange a hotel booking.

Airport Facilities

In addition to numerous bars, cafes and restaurants, Heathrow Airport offers wheelchair assistance, washrooms throughout the terminal, as well as showers. There are a variety of shops where anything and everything can be found, from souvenirs to electronics. The airport sports numerous lounges, free Wi-Fi, cell phone and laptop charging, and many other conveniences.

What to See and Do in the United Kingdom

For many tourists who have London as their destination, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the Tower of London are on their agenda. But the United Kingdom has so much more to offer.

Stonehenge is just one of them with over 1.3 million visitors per year. Another hotspot is Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, with 2.5 million visitors per year. Writers, the world over, are drawn to Shakespeare's hometown, Stratford-upon-Avon. In Scotland, tourists flock to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, and Aberdeen, not to mention the Scottish Highlands. In Northern Ireland, most tourists opt for a guided tour through Belfast, showing them all the historic landmarks and beautiful landscape. In Wales, tourists delight in the harsh coastline, the national parks, medieval castles, the Celtic culture and the unique Welsh language.

Give yourself plenty of time to explore the United Kingdom. There is so much to see and do, one visit might not be enough.

Flights to the UK

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