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London to Beirut flights

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Flight DurationFlights between London and Beirut take, on average, 4 h and 50 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between London with Beirut found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Heathrow is the departure airport operating flights between London and Beirut
Arriving AirportFlights departing London with Beirut as destination arrives at Beirut International

Cheap last minute flights to Beirut

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Departure Thu, 11 Nov Return Sat, 13 Nov
LON London
BEY Beirut
return from £199
Departure Thu, 18 Nov Return Sat, 20 Nov
LON London
BEY Beirut
return from £204
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 2060.15 LBP
British Pound Sterling Lebanese Pound
1 LBP = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 26 October 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Beirut are 30% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Beirut is 20% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 52% more expensive in Beirut than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 49% more expensive in Beirut than in London.

London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 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
Beirut airports
  • ( Beirut International (BEY)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 2147 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Beirut

How long is the flight from London to Beirut?

Direct flights from London to Beirut have an average flight duration of about 5 hours when flying with a direct flight path, and 8 hours for flights with stopovers.

What are the most common stopovers?

The most common stopovers for cheap flights from London to Beirut are Istanbul, Belgrade, Amman, Athens, and Cyprus.

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

You will need to carry a valid passport to travel with your ticket from London to Beirut. Also, be aware that Lebanese immigration authorities will sometimes refuse to admit people who have previously visited Israel.

Which airlines fly from London to Beirut?

Many low-cost carriers and national airlines operate regular flights from London to Beirut, among them:

  • Middle East Airlines, Lebanon's national flag carrier airline, operating international and domestic flights from Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport.
  • Turkish Airlines, Turkey's national airline, based in Istanbul.
  • Air Serbia, Serbia's national airline, based at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport.
  • Aegean Airlines, Greece's national airline.
  • British Airlines, the UK's national airline.
  • Pegasus Airlines, low-cost Turkish carrier.
  • Alitalia, Italy's former flag carrier airline, based in Rome.
  • Tarom, Romania's national airline, based in Otopeni, outside Bucharest.
  • Royal Jordanian, the national airline of Jordan.

How to find cheap flights from London to Beirut?

Opodo is the easiest way to find and book deals on trips from London to Beirut. Simply enter your preferred dates for holidays in Beirut, and Opodo's high-powered search engine will sort through hundreds of airfares from different websites and airlines. It will then list available flights by flight duration, cheapest time to go, or preferred airline. If you're still unsure, Opodo also has a free phone helpline you can call at any time to help out with your booking.

When are the best times to fly from London to Beirut?

  • November often coincides with the onset of winter doldrums in London, so it's a great time to escape to Beirut for city breaks. Here, the searing summer heat has given way to pleasant days and mild nights, with winter temperatures oscillating between 15 and 23?, with relatively little rainfall.
  • June can often pass by without a single drop of rain falling in Beirut, yet the days are not yet as hot as during the summer peak, so it's still a good time for active holidays in Beirut.

Airports in London

London is served by 6 major international airports, two of which handle the bulk of flights from London to Beirut: London Heathrow and London Stansted.

Useful information about London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is one of the world's leading air transport passenger hubs, with four terminals situated approximately 17 miles south-west of central London.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – the Heathrow Express takes 15 minutes from Paddington, and departs 4 times an hour.
  • By bus – regular coaches run from Victoria to Heathrow, journey time approximately 45 minutes.
  • By car or taxi – 40-45 minutes from central London.
  • By underground – Heathrow is linked directly with central London by tube, via the Piccadilly line.

Services: 24/7 operation, cash machines and currency exchange, multi-faith religious spaces, airport hotels, business facilities, airline lounges, accessible toilets, special passenger assistance, designated smoking areas, and a huge range of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars operating all hours.

Useful information about London Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport (STN) is located in Essex, approximately 38 miles from central London.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – 40 minutes on the Stansted Express from Liverpool Street, departures every 15 minutes.
  • By bus – express coach from Victoria every half hour, journey time 70-90 minutes.
  • By car or taxi – roughly 1 hour to central London.

Services: free and paid WiFi, accessible toilets, public drinking fountains, marked smoking areas, many shops and eateries.

Airports in Beirut

Beirut is home to Lebanon's biggest airport: Beirut-Rafik Hariri International Airport.

Useful information about Beirut International Airport

Beirut-Rafik Hariri International Airport (BEY) is located 5 miles south of the city.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By bus and train – there are no public transportation links from the airport to Beirut.
  • By car or taxi – 10-20 minutes to downtown Beirut. Taxis await outside airport arrivals.
  • By minibus – a cheap option. The minibuses leave as soon as there are enough passengers aboard.

Services: car hire, prayer room, currency exchange, cash machines, internet access, a number of shops and food outlets.

What to do and visit in Beirut

  • Stroll along Paris Avenue and Charles de Gaulle Avenue, along Beirut's promenade. Then take a seat on a seaside bar terrace, with a fabulous sunset view over the famous Pigeon Rocks.
  • Explore the mysterious crystals in the ancient cave of Jeita Grotto to the north of the city.
  • Discover Beirut's famous nightlife in the countless bars packed into Mar Mikhael district, or try some of the city's best falafel and taouk in the local eateries.
  • Take a balloon ride over the city to get stunning views over the Mediterranean, or spend a day at the beach and take a scuba lesson.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Beirut

😷 Is it safe to travel from London to Beirut during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Lebanon may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to Beirut at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Beirut is 199£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Beirut expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Beirut costs an average of 4.56 GBP, 52% more expensive than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 32% less in Beirut: 1.90 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 11.99 GBP in Beirut, 20% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 49% more expensive in Beirut, with an average of 4.47 GBP , while in London the coffee costs 2.99 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Beirut?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Beirut are June, July and May, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Beirut?
The best time of the year to go to Beirut when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Beirut from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, November, January and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Beirut.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from London to Beirut?
The total flight time between London and Beirut is of around 04:50 hours on average, considering an average distance of 3,497 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Beirut compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Beirut's temperatures can go up to 32.83 ºC during the hot season, with 1.4 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 5.02 ºC in Beirut, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Beirut have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between London and Beirut?
The main airport route flying between London and Beirut is: Heathrow (LHR) to Beirut International (BEY). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Middle East Airlines.
  • British Airways.
  • Air Canada.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Beirut are:
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Beirut are:
  • Turkish Airlines, stoping in Istanbul for 60 minutes minimun.
  • Pegasus Airlines, with 90 minutes scale in Istanbul.
  • Pegasus Airlines, with 90 minutes scale in Istanbul.

Beirut International - Latest customer reviews

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