Travel Guides

How to Reach LONDON

By Air

London, being a world city of global importance, is extremely well connected and has the distinction of being the most served destination by flights. It has 6 airports (Heathrow, Stansted, Southend, Gatwick, Luton, City airports). The commute between the city and airports is easy due to the many public transport options available. Heathrow is London’s largest airport and is well-connected to most of the world’s major airports. It claims the distinction of being the world’s busiest airport on the basis of the number of international passengers passing through it. 

By Road

One can also arrive in London by bus from other locations in United Kingdom.

By Rail

The city is also well-connected on the railway network and has one international high speed rail route that connects it to Paris and Brussels across the English Channel.

Getting Around in LONDON

London has one of the best and most well connected public transport systems in the world. Generally the best way to get around London is a combination of various public transport such as the underground metro, buses and cabs. An “Oyster” card, an electronic smartcard that can be charged with funds electronically and used across multiple modes of public transport is the most cost effective way of traveling around London by public transport.

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Visa Requirements for UNITED KINGDOM

UAE citizens can apply online for an Electronic Visa Waiver (EVW) if they wish to visit the United Kingdom for touristy reasons. With a single entry in the UK, they are permitted to spend a maximum time period of 6 months. Applicants must meet the following requirements: 

  • Carry a valid passport
  • Have an address in the United Kingdom where he/she intends to stay
  • Details of your journey
  • Submit the EVW Application form within 3 months and 48 hou...

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