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Cheap flights to UK (United Kingdom)

A Trip to United Kingdom

If you’re in the vast, diverse country of the United Kingdom, your holiday is now what you make of it. Simply choose the type of sights you’d like to see, and the country will have a lot to offer.

Carriers flying from India to United Kingdom are Jet Airways, Air India, Thomas Cook Airlines, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Thomson Airways. Other airlines flying to United Kingdom are Emirates, Saudia, ANA, Qatar Airways, United, Japan Airlines, Etihad Airways, Gulf Air, Kenya Airways, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Air Mauritius, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Austrian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Aeroflot, Korean Air, Air France, Air Canada, EL AL Israel Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, China Eastern, Thai Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, EgyptAir, Turkish Airlines, Air China, Turkmenistan Airlines, Oman Air, Garuda Indonesia, Uzbekistan Airways, Swiss, China Southern, PIA, SriLankan Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

How to find cheap flights to the United Kingdom?

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Which city is cheap to fly to in the United Kingdom?

If you want to find the cheapest city that fits your budget, refer to the ‘countries’ section at the bottom of the page and then select the country of your choice. A page displaying the names of the country’s major cities with their air fares will open.

Domestic travel between cities

The United Kingdom covers more than 200,000 square kilometers, with some parts separated by the Irish Sea. So, if you want to visit different cities all over the nation, the best way to do so would be to take domestic flights, to save yourself from a long and arduous journey by land. However, if you are only intending to cover a specific area such as England, for example, you can take the InterCity Rail (also called the British Rail) to get around fast and efficiently. Hire a car and experience the landscapes of this country.

Things to do in the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland comprises four countries - Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England. The capital city of the UK is London, though the countries within the union have their own capital cities too – Scotland’s capital city is Edinburgh, the capitals of Northern Ireland and Wales are Belfast and Cardiff respectively. The UK has a lot to offer and you can always find something that suits your taste. The city of Bath in England is famous for its 2,000-year-old Roman baths and Georgian terraces. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the backdrop for many of writer Jane Austen’s stories. Another popular destination is Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland and the birthplace of the world-famous cruise ship, the Titanic. If you are a sports fan, you can’t miss Manchester in Northwest England. The city is home to both Manchester United and Manchester City, football clubs that have become household names. Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland, is famous for its gorgeous landscape which includes beautiful rolling hills and clear blue lochs.

Before you fly to the United Kingdom

Visa for Indians flying to the United Kingdom

Indians visiting the United Kingdom are required to obtain a visa, provided that they have a valid passport and other supporting documents. For more information, you can refer to the  High Commission of India in London.

Best time to visit the United Kingdom

The summer months from June to September constitute the best time to visit the United Kingdom. The temperatures remain above 15 °C but can exceed to 35 °C during a heat wave. Although the summers are generally dry, there has been a considerable amount of rainfall during the past few years.

Time and weather difference between India and United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is 4 hours and 30 minutes behind India, based on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). The weather is dependent on the regions

  • Compared to other regions, England has a warmer climate throughout the year and receives comparatively less rainfall.
  • Northern Ireland is warmer and drier than Scotland and the weather is generally cool throughout the year.
  • Scotland is the coldest and the wettest region of the United Kingdom.
  • Wales has warm summers, mild winters and heavy rains.

Currency and exchange rates between India and United Kingdom

1 British Pound is approximately equal to 87 Indian Rupees.

Culture and important information to know before you fly to the United Kingdom

Each region in The United Kingdom has distinct culture, traditions, language and customs. Indians form the largest ethnic minority in the UK. Here are the tips that could help enhance your visit.

  • Address people with a title such as ‘Mr.’, ‘Mrs’ or ‘Ms.’, followed by the surname.
  • Do not talk loudly in public, especially in Scotland.
  • Staring at people is considered rude.
  • Do not ask personal questions to the locals.

NOTE: All the above information is correct as of 12th October 2016.

Flights to the UK

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