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London Airports

There are 6 major airports that we recommend for commercial flights into London. You can research nonstop direct flights into multiple airports, whether you're flying international or domestic, using connecting flights, or even landing at a smaller local executive airport in your private jet charter. Plan out your transporation to get from the airport to downtown, and look for hotels and things to do in London.


What are the best airports in London to fly into?

The major airports that people talk about in and around London are:

London City Airport  (LCY / EGLC)
9 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Rotterdam, Amsterdam, New York, and Frankfurt.
London Heathrow Airport  (LHR / EGLL)
19 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, and Chicago.
London Gatwick Airport  (LGW / EGKK)
29 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Arrecife, Granadilla de Abona, Orlando, and Larnaca.
London Luton Airport  (LTN / EGGW)
35 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Sharm el-Sheikh, Faro, Malaga, and Palma.
London Stansted Airport  (STN / EGSS)
40 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Ibiza Town, Prague, Marrakesh, and Rhodes.
London Southend Airport  (SEN / EGMC)
42 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Alicante, Berlin, Geneva, and Barcelona.

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  1. London City Airport
  2. London Heathrow Airport
  3. London Gatwick Airport
  4. London Luton Airport
  5. London Stansted Airport
  6. London Southend Airport
  7. London
Airports with international flights

Here are some of the airports with international flights serving London:

London City Airport  (LCY / EGLC)
9 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Zurich, Florence, Granada, and Antwerp.
London Heathrow Airport  (LHR / EGLL)
19 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Miami, Atlanta, Newark, and Dulles.
London Gatwick Airport  (LGW / EGKK)
29 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Catania, Cancun, Dubrovnik, and Hurghada.
London Luton Airport  (LTN / EGGW)
35 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Paphos, Tel Aviv, Las Palmas, and Antalya.
London Stansted Airport  (STN / EGSS)
40 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Puerto del Rosario, Dalaman, Cologne, and Haugesund.
London Southend Airport  (SEN / EGMC)
42 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Dublin, Saint Brelade, Venice, and Krakow.
Southampton Airport  (SOU / EGHI)
80 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Limoges, Paris, Rennes, and Bergerac.
Bournemouth Airport  (BOH / EGHH)
105 miles driving distance from London, with international flights from cities like Souda, Carcassonne, Pisa, and Girona.
Gloucestershire Airport  (GLO / EGBJ)
114 miles driving distance from London, with international flights from cities like Castletown.
Birmingham Airport  (BHX / EGBB)
116 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Heraklion, Funchal, Dusseldorf, and Brussels.
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  1. London City Airport
  2. London Heathrow Airport
  3. London Gatwick Airport
  4. London Luton Airport
  5. London Stansted Airport
  6. London Southend Airport
  7. Southampton Airport
  8. Bournemouth Airport
  9. Gloucestershire Airport
  10. Birmingham Airport
  11. London
Airports with domestic flights

Here are some of the airports with domestic flights serving London:

London City Airport  (LCY / EGLC)
9 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Rotterdam, Amsterdam, New York, and Frankfurt.
London Heathrow Airport  (LHR / EGLL)
19 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Boston.
London Gatwick Airport  (LGW / EGKK)
29 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Arrecife, Granadilla de Abona, Orlando, and Larnaca.
London Luton Airport  (LTN / EGGW)
35 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Edinburgh.
London Stansted Airport  (STN / EGSS)
40 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Palma, Arrecife, Granadilla de Abona, and Ibiza Town.
London Southend Airport  (SEN / EGMC)
42 miles driving distance from London, with international and domestic flights from cities like Edinburgh.
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  1. London City Airport
  2. London Heathrow Airport
  3. London Gatwick Airport
  4. London Luton Airport
  5. London Stansted Airport
  6. London Southend Airport
  7. London
Airports with local flights

Here are some of the airports with local flights for your private jet charter into London:

Northolt Airport  (NHT)
15 miles driving distance from London
London Biggin Hill Airport  (BQH / EGKB)
18 miles driving distance from London
Redhill Aerodrome  (KRH / EGKR)
23 miles driving distance from London
Rochester Airport  (RCS / EGTO)
34 miles driving distance from London
Blackbushe Airport  (BBS / EGLK)
41 miles driving distance from London
Farnborough Airport  (FAB / EGLF)
42 miles driving distance from London
RAF Odiham  (ODH / EGVO)
49 miles driving distance from London
Duxford Aerodrome  (QFO / EGSU)
52 miles driving distance from London
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  1. Northolt Airport
  2. London Biggin Hill Airport
  3. Redhill Aerodrome
  4. Rochester Airport
  5. Blackbushe Airport
  6. Farnborough Airport
  7. RAF Odiham
  8. Duxford Aerodrome
  9. London
Get from the airport to your hotel in London

You can research transportation from the airport to your hotel by taxi, bus, train, or Uber. Here are some of the most popular hotels in London.

Kensington Rooms Hotel London
about 23 miles from LCY, 25 miles from LHR, 47 miles from LGW, 133 miles from LTN, 132 miles from STN, or 41 miles from SEN
Marriott County Hall
about 19 miles from LCY, 27 miles from LHR, 47 miles from LGW, 133 miles from LTN, 133 miles from STN, or 40 miles from SEN
The Hoxton, Shoreditch
about 18 miles from LCY, 29 miles from LHR, 49 miles from LGW, 133 miles from LTN, 133 miles from STN, or 38 miles from SEN
St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel
about 20 miles from LCY, 28 miles from LHR, 49 miles from LGW, 133 miles from LTN, 133 miles from STN, or 38 miles from SEN
Premier Inn London Stratford Hotel
about 17 miles from LCY, 32 miles from LHR, 50 miles from LGW, 134 miles from LTN, 134 miles from STN, or 35 miles from SEN

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  1. Kensington Rooms Hotel London
  2. Marriott County Hall
  3. The Hoxton, Shoreditch
  4. St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel
  5. Premier Inn London Stratford Hotel
  6. London City Airport
  7. London Heathrow Airport
  8. London Gatwick Airport
  9. London Luton Airport
  10. London Stansted Airport
  11. London Southend Airport
Things to do in London

Plan your trip around popular attractions, and figure out how to get to and from the airport and around your destination. Here are some of the top mentioned places to check out in London.

London Eye
about 19 miles from LCY, 27 miles from LHR, 47 miles from LGW, 133 miles from LTN, 133 miles from STN, or 39 miles from SEN
Tower Of London
about 17 miles from LCY, 29 miles from LHR, 48 miles from LGW, 133 miles from LTN, 133 miles from STN, or 38 miles from SEN
Borough Market
about 17 miles from LCY, 29 miles from LHR, 48 miles from LGW, 133 miles from LTN, 133 miles from STN, or 39 miles from SEN
The British Museum
about 20 miles from LCY, 28 miles from LHR, 48 miles from LGW, 133 miles from LTN, 133 miles from STN, or 39 miles from SEN
Buckingham Palace
about 20 miles from LCY, 27 miles from LHR, 47 miles from LGW, 133 miles from LTN, 133 miles from STN, or 40 miles from SEN

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  1. London Eye
  2. Tower Of London
  3. Borough Market
  4. The British Museum
  5. Buckingham Palace
  6. London City Airport
  7. London Heathrow Airport
  8. London Gatwick Airport
  9. London Luton Airport
  10. London Stansted Airport
  11. London Southend Airport
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