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Soar across to the thrills of Florida

Avg flight time from London

9 hrs 10 mins

Distance from London

4,348 miles

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Enviable year-round sunshine, white-sand beaches and vibrant cities with close cultural ties to Latin America and the Caribbean — Florida is a fascinating part of the U.S.A. to explore. The allure of the sunshine state is no mystery with its share of famous must-see attractions, unique melting pot of cultures and wild tropical landscapes to discover.

British Airways flies to many of Florida’s top destinations. Take a family trip down to Orlando, the theme park capital of the world, and lose yourself at the magical Walt Disney World or Universal Studios. Or be amazed at the wonders of space travel at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre, where you can see real space shuttles. Fly direct to Miami and marvel at the art-deco architecture, sunbathe on South Beach and enjoy authentic Cuban cuisine. Head to the Gulf Coast for an adventure in Tampa with its colourful cafes, restaurants and historic neighbourhoods. Book your flights to Florida with us today.

Florida flight FAQs

How long is a flight to Florida?

The average flight time from London to Orlando, Miami and Tampa is approximately nine hours.

Which airports do British Airways fly to Florida from?

British Airways operates daily direct flights to Florida from London Gatwick (LGW) and London Heathrow (LHR). You’ll touch down at Orlando International Airport (MCO), Miami International Airport (MIA) or Tampa International Airport (TPA).

What's the cheapest month to fly to Florida?

With over 300 days of sunshine every year, it’s easy to see why Florida is such a holiday hotspot. The cheapest months to fly to Florida is in January or February. Summer is the busiest time so airfares are often higher during June, July and August. Keep an eye out for British Airways seat sales or search our low fare finder.

Is Florida cheap to visit?

The Sunshine State offers such a diverse mix of things to do and so it’s easy to plan your trip with a budget. And if you book your flights well in advance, you’ll be sure to save even more on airfare. The most popular attractions and theme parks often have special deals if you book online.

Is it easy to get around Florida?

From Orlando International Airport: Many hotels operate a free shuttle service from the airport, so check before booking a transfer. There are also local buses that can take you to most theme parks and resort areas, with tickets costing around $2-$4. Or you can jump in a shuttle bus or taxi from the airport.

From Miami International Airport: The airport is conveniently located just seven miles from the downtown Miami area. Hail a taxi from outside the terminal or save time and pre-book an airport transfer to your hotel. Once you’ve booked your Miami flights or holiday, you’ll be able to add a shuttle or private door-to-door transfer.

From Tampa International Airport: Once you touch down in Tampa, you’ll be within easy reach of the city centre. For a totally seamless journey, pre-book an airport transfer to your Tampa hotel before you travel or add a shuttle or private door-to-door transfer after you book.

Or sit back and let us take care of everything and book one of our exciting Florida holiday packages.

If you want to explore in your own time, hire a car with British Airways and collect Avios on every rental - with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support.

Why visit Florida?

Right on the Gulf of Mexico, Florida’s natural beauty can sometimes be overlooked for its more famous attractions. The abundance of beaches, wild wetlands and stunning sunsets are never far from the vibrant city centres that make up the Sunshine State. Whether you’re interested in spotting wildlife like alligators and manatees, experiencing the hedonistic Miami nightlife or simply want a beach getaway, Florida combines awe-inspiring scenery with a uniquely American cultural experience. Book your next trip to Florida with British Airways.

Do I need a visa to travel to Florida?

If you’re travelling on a British passport, there’s no need to get a visa in advance – but you do need to apply for an ESTA at least 72 hours before you travel. There is a $21 fee for registration and, once approved, your ESTA is valid for multiple journeys for two years or until your passport expires.

Why fly British Airways to Florida?

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Enjoy free seat selection 24 hours before departure, free hand baggage and a generous checked bag allowance. Onboard you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Florida Travel Essentials

Flight time

9 hours

Time zone

GMT -4



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