Let British Airways be your first choice for flights to the magnificent British capital. Experience our award-winning service on a choice of daily, worldwide flights to London Gatwick (LGW), London Heathrow (LHR) and London City (LCY) airports.
Discover the quintessential Britishness that pervades London’s historic landmarks, afternoon tea shops and cosy traditional pubs. Then explore the many other sides of this cool, quirky, multicultural melting pot. Use the Low Price Finder tool to find our cheapest London flights and enjoy such benefits as a generous baggage allowance, free on-board catering and online or mobile check-in.
The UK's biggest airport, London Heathrow (LHR), is just a 15-minute train journey from the city centre. It is one of the world’s busiest airports, with five terminals serving destinations in the UK, Europe and beyond. Terminal 5 is used almost exclusively by British Airways and offers state-of-the-art facilities. Some of our flights also depart from Terminal 3 (these include Barcelona, Bilbao, Budapest, Gibraltar, Hanover, Helsinki, Lisbon, Luxembourg, Lyon, Marseille, Prague, Vienna, Warsaw).
London Gatwick (LGW) is a key hub for European travel, as well as a number of long haul destinations, including many Caribbean routes. British Airways flights from London Gatwick operate from the North Terminal. The airport is easily accessible from London Victoria train station – just a 30-minute train journey by Gatwick Express.
Placed in the heart of the capital, London City Airport is the ideal hub for business travel. From LCY, we fly to a range of destinations across the UK and Europe, as well as offering a business class-only New York service.
Locals can unlock the secrets of your destination. We caught up with Liisa to get her top neighbourhood tips for travellers. You can connect with her and other locals offering unique experiences on the Ventoura app for iPhone and Android.
An idyllic green getaway set within London, Peckham Rye Park is the perfect spot to lay back with a picnic during the English summer. Peckham Rye is a hub for community and sporting life, where locals gather to walk dogs and spend time with family in the landscaped gardens. With woodland areas and meadows, ponds and gardens, there’s plenty to explore in this urban sanctuary.
South London is home to a wide array of global cuisines drawn from Britain’s rich cultural diversity. Peckham is no exception, boasting some of the best South Asian food you’ll find on this side of the globe. Chai’s Garden for Thai food is an absolute must, or munch on south Indian fare at Ganapati which offers a constantly changing menu.
To catch some of the most interesting art on show in Britain right now head beyond the four walls of museums and out to Bold Tendencies, the creative heart of Peckham. Set in a multi-storey carpark this is art on a whole new level, where you can find yoga sessions and film screenings amongst contemporary paintings and sculptures.
After exploring the world of modern art at Bold Tendencies head upstairs to rooftop bar Frank’s for sunset drinks, where you will find breathtaking views across London’s skyline. From its enviable tenth-floor location guests are treated to live music, bites to eat and drinks to sip. It’s an incredible spot to watch the world from as London’s famous skyline is illuminated at sunset. Cheers to that!
Join Liisa on a walking tour to discover the hidden gems of London. Escape the crowds while you explore one of the Big Smoke's loveliest areas and visit places that locals love, including a quirky nature reserve and a secret street art hub. Top it all off with amazing views of the capital. She’s happy to mould the tour to your interests!
Fly to London Heathrow and get ready to explore England’s incredible capital. Take in its bewildering array of iconic landmarks and museums. Go shopping on Oxford Street and indulge in afternoon tea at The Ritz. Then catch a celebrated musical in the buzzing West End. Fly with BA to Paris and stroll down the Champs-Élysées. Marvel at the masterpieces in the Louvre and go designer-label shopping at the Galeries Lafayette department store. Then gaze upon the illuminated Eiffel Tower by night.
London is loved for its beguiling blend of centuries-old landmarks and magnificent modern monuments. Discover the shopping paradise of Oxford Street or the bohemian boutiques of Soho and Camden. Take afternoon tea at The Ritz and sing along with a musical in the atmospheric West End. Then catch a BA flight from London Heathrow to Rome and explore this trove of historic treasures – from the majestic Pantheon and Colosseum to the stunning Sistene Chapel. Browse in chic boutiques and sip Prosecco at a lively trattoria.
London exudes culture, with its vast collection of iconic landmarks, museums and galleries. Shop at world-famous stores or quirky markets. Watch street performers in lively Covent Garden. Or take in a show in the buzzing West End. Fly with BA from London Heathrow or Gatwick to Barcelona and soak up the atmosphere of vibrant La Rambla. Marvel at Gaudi’s extraordinary La Sagrada Família and unwind on the city’s golden beaches. Feast on tantalizing tapas then sip cocktails at an intimate bar in Barri Gotic.
From Big Ben to the soaring Shard – take in London’s wealth of famous landmarks. Wander around its world-class museums and galleries, then stop for an ale at a traditional pub. Shop at luxury department stores or quirky markets. Sample cuisine from every corner of the globe and get tickets for a West End show. Then fly from London Gatwick or London City airports to Madrid. Explore this treasure trove of architectural gems and experience the city’s thriving bar scene.
Take in breathtaking views of the English capital’s famous landmarks on the London Eye. Go shopping at Harrods then indulge in luxury afternoon tea at The Ritz. Book a boat cruise along the River Thames and sing along with a musical in the buzzing West End. Then fly with BA to Milan and discover shopping paradise in Italy’s fashion capital. Marvel at the neo-gothic grandeur of the Duomo. Then stop for a bite to eat at a canalside café in pretty Navigli.