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Departure Thu, 19 Sep Return Wed, 02 Oct
DXB Dubai
LGW London
return from £371
Departure Sun, 06 Oct Return Wed, 09 Oct
DXB Dubai
STN London
return from £293
Departure Fri, 20 Sep Return Wed, 25 Sep
DXB Dubai
LCY London
return from £420
Departure Thu, 03 Oct Return Sat, 12 Oct
DWC Dubai
LHR London
return from £442
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
130%

Trains are 130% more expensive in London than in Dubai.

Dubai
£1.09
London
£2.5
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
130%

The average meal is 130% more expensive in London than in Dubai.

Dubai
£6.53
London
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
90%

Taxis are 90% more expensive in London than in Dubai.

Dubai
£2.61
London
£5
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
31%

Coffee in London is 31% cheaper than in Dubai.

Dubai
£4
London
£2.77
( Dubai airports
  • ? Dubai International Airport (DXB)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ? Sharjah International Airport (SHJ)
    How far from city centre: 20 miles
  • ? Al Maktoum International (DWC)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
  • ? Dubai Creek Spb (DCG)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ? Jebel Ali Free Zone (ZJF)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ? Minhad Ab (NHD)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
) London airports
  • ? Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ? Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ? Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
L Distance: 3405 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Dubai to London

How long is the flight from Dubai to London?

A direct flight departing from Dubai to London takes approximately 7 hours to cover the 3405 miles distance. The fastest connecting flight from Dubai to London usually takes 10 hours. However, some flight duration could take up to 33 hours depending on the layover destination and flight path. The most environmentally sustainable way to fly is with a direct flight.

What are the most common stopovers?

The most common stopovers for flight departures from Dubai to London include Hamad International Airport (DOH), Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO), Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN), and Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW).

What documentation do I need to fly to London from Dubai?

You need a visa and valid passport for travelling to London from Dubai. This visa allows you to stay in the UK for up to six months.

Is there a time change from Dubai to London?

The time zone in Dubai is Gulf Standard Time (GST). Daylight Saving Time (DST) is not used in Dubai. Gulf Standard Time is 4 hours ahead of London's Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Which airlines fly from Dubai to London

Several leading airlines provide passenger services from Dubai to London. These include:

  • Emirates Airline, the largest airline in the Middle East.
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle, a low-cost airline in Norway.
  • Turkish Airlines, Turkey's national air operator.
  • Ukraine Intl Airlines, a leading carrier airline in Ukraine.
  • British Airways, one of UK's largest air operators.
  • Virgin Atlantic, a leading airline in the UK.

How to find cheap flights from Dubai to London

Whether you are on a quick trip or relaxing holidays with your loved ones, you will find the best deals on flight tickets from Dubai to London with Opodo. Just enter your travel details in Opodo's speedy search engine, and it will provide you with a large number of search results featuring discounted airfares on international and domestic flights to London from the top airlines. The search results will give you lots of options including schedules, prices, airports, and airlines to help you choose the perfect flight for your trips. Alternatively, you can discover the cheapest day to travel if you are flexible on journey dates.

When are the best times to fly from Dubai to London

  • March is the beginning of spring in the UK, and a great time to enjoy city breaks in London. During spring, you will find fabulous weather and longer daylight hours, perfect for spending time in the city's beautiful parks and gardens or shopping districts.
  • August is the prime travel season in London, and one of the most popular times to fly to the city. During this month, you will experience hot weather that's excellent for outdoor activities. You can also enjoy various music festivals during this time of the year.
  • January and February are considered the cheapest time to go to London, with clear blue skies, lesser crowds and shorter queues for various attractions. A West End show or a Museum tour are perfect winter activites in London. During these months, you will get off-season deals on accommodation, flights, and attractions.

Airports in Dubai

Dubai has one major airport offering flight services to London: Dubai International Airport (DXB).

Useful information about Dubai International Airport

Dubai International Airport is one of the world’s busiest airports and located about 3 miles from the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By metro – frequent services, travel time is around 24 minutes.
  • By bus – runs at regular intervals, journey time is approximately 1.15 hours.
  • By taxi – takes about 15 minutes to reach the airport.

Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi, swimming pool, open-air garden areas, duty-free shops, gym, spa, cash points, and a wide range of eating outlets.

Airports in London

London has two major airports offering flight services to Dubai: London Heathrow Airport (LHR), and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

Useful information about London Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is located about 14 miles south-west of the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By train – Heathrow Express takes you to the city centre in 15 minutes.
  • By coach – frequent services; journey time varies between 35 to 70 minutes.
  • By taxi – the drive is about an hour.
  • By tube – Piccadilly Line

Services: open 24/7, Wi-Fi access, medical assistance, child care, business lounges, duty-free shops, banks, cafés, and restaurants.

Useful information about London Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is situated 25 miles south of the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By train – 30 minutes to London Victoria station.
  • By coach – frequent services; journey time is around 60 minutes.
  • By taxi – travel time varies between 60 to 90 minutes.

Services: open 24/7, Wi-Fi access, baby care, business facilities, duty-free shops, forex services, cash points, several restaurants, and cafés.

What to do and visit in London

  • Take a tour of the architectural masterpieces like the imposing Buckingham Palace and the Kensington Palace.
  • Don't miss the Natural History Museum, the National Gallery or the Tate Museum of Modern Art.
  • Take a boat cruise on the River Thames to admire the panoramic views of London.
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4.3 /5
Reviews: 3
3.0 /5
Chris
Date 2019-04-06 Age 51-70 City London

Adequate

5.0 /5
Wally
Date 2019-03-28 Age 51-70 City Scotland

Not much choice on moves because I traveled 3 months and everything was same

5.0 /5
Mkuu
Date 2019-03-09 Age 31-50 City Uk

Good

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4.1 /5
Reviews: 16
5.0 /5
Bernie
Date 2019-08-05 Age 51-70 City Salisbury

No issues

5.0 /5
Dilip
Date 2019-04-16 Age 51-70 City United Kindom

outstanding - No comment

4.0 /5
Cicci
Date 2019-03-25 Age 31-50 City London

T3 is not as nice and modern as the other LHR Terminals

3.0 /5
Blur
Date 2019-03-01 Age 51-70 City UK

Never used Heathrow...wont again

4.0 /5
pip
Date 2019-02-28 Age 51-70 City Uk

So far between arrivals gates and passport control - difficult for older passengers not requiring assistance

5.0 /5
Ducky
Date 2019-02-20 Age 51-70 City Scotland

No drinking water stand pipe.

5.0 /5
Joe
Date 2019-02-15 Age 31-50 City United kingdom

Nice airport

4.0 /5
Tau
Date 2019-02-04 Age 51-70 City Leicester

Did not have any problem

3.0 /5
Bob
Date 2018-05-02 Age 51-70 City UK

Not enough seating

2.0 /5
I do not have one
Date 2018-04-23 Age Over 70 City England

Very poor comparison with Terminal 3 Dubai plus the dreary worn out look to the link with trains/underground

4.0 /5
Somebody
Date 2018-03-24 Age 31-50 City Uk

Very busy

5.0 /5
M S Mahmalji
Date 2018-03-02 Age Over 70 City UK

One of number one airport in the world.

4.0 /5
abeokutagirl1
Date 2018-02-18 Age 31-50 City uk

Terminal 3 always feels cramped

3.0 /5
bernyp
Date 2018-02-16 Age Over 70 City Wales uk

No comparison with Dubai - but still functional.

5.0 /5
Bling
Date 2017-11-04 Age 31-50 City Wales

Great

4.0 /5
Bantam Singer
Date 2017-11-01 Age 51-70 City UK

Busy but well organised

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3.9 /5
Reviews: 18
5.0 /5
Ken
Date 2019-07-20 Age 31-50 City Uk

Good but dissatisfaction on luggage issue

5.0 /5
Jo
Date 2019-06-20 Age 51-70 City South wales

Too far

4.0 /5
Wiggy
Date 2019-05-11 Age 51-70 City Maidstone

Good but needs more restaurant choice and space.

5.0 /5
Reet
Date 2019-04-17 Age 51-70 City Somerset

Easy to get around

5.0 /5
Sammy
Date 2019-04-09 Age 31-50 City UK

Swift quick overall all formalities done in 30 minutes

5.0 /5
Loops
Date 2019-03-28 Age 51-70 City Uk

Very easy transfer well sign posted

5.0 /5
Jon
Date 2019-03-23 Age 31-50 City

forcing people to walk in circles through the shops on your way to the plane is not right. you have to fight through people standing around shopping when you're in a hurry to catch your flight.

4.0 /5
Chris
Date 2019-03-20 Age Over 70 City Croydon

Very busy

3.0 /5
Mohamamd ali
Date 2019-03-16 Age 31-50 City United kingdom

Bad experienced

4.0 /5
Mrs Lime
Date 2019-02-27 Age 51-70 City Kent

Airport was fine

3.0 /5
Pete
Date 2019-02-07 Age 51-70 City Leicester

Tired and lacking seating for waiting passenger pre check-in

4.0 /5
Wilson (pickett)
Date 2019-01-30 Age Over 70 City London

The Dubai airports clean and Morden but such a rush and distant between flight access

2.0 /5
Fiona
Date 2018-12-11 Age 31-50 City Worthing

You now have to pay to be picked up and the pick up point is badly sign posted. You now get picked up from the short stay car park.

3.0 /5
Dee
Date 2018-05-14 Age 51-70 City UK

Lots of passengers but manageable

3.0 /5
Melissa
Date 2018-04-30 Age 31-50 City UK

Signage not clear. Not enough seats.

3.0 /5
Lyn
Date 2018-03-03 Age 51-70 City England

Quite speedy

3.0 /5
Faz
Date 2018-02-13 Age 31-50 City England

Was just ok

4.0 /5
Measho
Date 2018-02-12 Age 51-70 City Eritrea/UK Citizenship - live in South Croydon

Good Airport Close to where I live and easy access via train to East Croydon which is my local station. Good Duty Free shops but smaller than Heathrow Airport.

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