We fly to London Heathrow

Fly direct to London from the USA, Caribbean, India, Israel, South Africa and Nigeria.

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Visas and entry requirements

Fully vaccinated*

Currently no requirements


Not fully vaccinated*

Currently no requirements


What you need to know

Handy hints to help you hit the ground running in London.

Local time



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230 volts 50Hz

Plug type G


Local transport

The most popular way to travel around London is via the London Underground, or the Tube for short. The bus network is also a popular mode of transport in London. The double-decker red buses have become a widely recognized symbol of London.

Airport Guides

Before you set off, take a look at our London Heathrow Airport guide.

London airport guide

A rich history, famous sights and a diverse population make this fast paced city a cultural melting pot and a must see for your bucket list. Fly direct to London with Virgin Atlantic to visit this unique and beloved city and see for yourself what makes London special.

Whether you’re interested in seeing the quintessential icons like red double decker buses, the London Eye, Tower Bridge and Buckingham Palace or experiencing culture through the National History Museum, shopping at Camden Market and talking a stroll through Kensington Gardens, you’ll be guaranteed an exciting vacation with so much to do and see.

Book your tickets, hop across the pond, and explore everything this buzzing city has to offer.

London flight deals

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Discover London

There's nowhere in the world quite like London. The home of the British royal family, incredible history and sightseeing, and a uniquely diverse food scene, London should be on everyone's bucket list. Virgin Atlantic flies from 11 different US airports making it easy for you to fly right into the heart of the city. Whether you’re after world-class cuisine, incredible culture, Instagrammable landscapes or historical charm, London has it all.

London: The best things to see and do in 24 hours

With easy transport links between Heathrow and the city, you can be making the most of the capital in no time. Check out our round-the-clock guide to the best things to do in London in 24 hours, no matter what time you land…

Make the most of your trip

London for families: A suggested one-day itinerary

From the educational, to the playful, musical and even spooky, there's a reason families from across the UK and the rest of the world flock to London to entertain their little ones - there's just SO much to do! Here's our pick of the best...

Family fun in London

10 crazy food challenges

If you’re hungry for victory – and think you can wolf down huge amounts of food – try these 10 food challenges in London for a taste of the Man v. Food lifestyle. You may even win a t-shirt.

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Royal residences in London

From watching the pageantry of Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace to getting lost in Hampton Court maze, set out on a discovery of the Royal residences in London.

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Skyscraper restaurants

Home to world-renowned chefs, London is the place to experience impeccable fine dining, and where better to take in the city sights than by joining the mile high dining club.

Dinner with a view

Why you’ll love flying with Virgin Atlantic

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Cabins and seats

Our seats have been carefully designed to help you fly in total comfort during the flight, no matter which cabin you're in. Find out how our Upper Class, Premium and Economy seats measure up.

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Inflight services

Whichever cabin you're travelling in, you'll enjoy exciting inflight entertainment and delicious food and drinks throughout the flight.


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Virgin Points

We reward your adventures with Virgin Points. Whether you're taking off, doing the weekly shop or splashing out on an exclusive stay, points make it all more rewarding.  

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