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Flight Information from Detroit, MI to London

distanceDistance3742 miles (6035 km)
durationAverage flight duration16 h 37 min
changesDirect flightYes

Flights from Detroit, MI to London cover the 3742 miles (6035 km) long journey taking on average 16 h 37 min with our travel partners like. There are direct flight services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Detroit Wayne County Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.

Flights from Detroit to London: Journey Details

Travellers taking Detroit to London flights can choose from a variety of airlines and flight departures to make the lengthy journey across the North Atlantic Ocean. Several airlines, such as Virgin Atlantic, fly direct to London, while other airlines require one or two stops en route. The quickest option is to choose non stop Detroit to London flights, which arrive in London in only 7.5 hours. Other Detroit to London flights can take up to 15 hours and involve a stop at other cities like Dublin or Philadelphia.

Taking a flight from Detroit

Situated in the suburbs of the city, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport can easily be reached from Downtown Detroit on public transport. Public buses run between the airport and the surrounding city area. Travellers taking Detroit to London flights can take a Smart Bus on Route 125 southbound to reach the airport in about 1 hour 25 minutes. A more expensive way to reach the airport is to take a taxi or a shuttle bus from the Downtown area.

Flying into London

London is a prime tourist destination for many international travellers, thanks to the city’s iconic buildings and monuments, like Buckingham Palace and St Paul’s Cathedral, which are famous throughout the world. Travellers on Detroit to London flights arrive at one of the city’s major international airports, either London Heathrow Airport or London Gatwick, depending upon the chosen airline. Both are located outside the Central London area, so any passengers arriving in London on Detroit to London flights must take a train or coach to reach the city centre. Heathrow is well served by the Piccadilly Line of the London Underground and also the Heathrow Express, which runs to Paddington. Travelers taking Detroit to London flights into Gatwick can take the Gatwick Express to Victoria in Central London every 15 minutes.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for London, United Kingdom if I'm coming from Detroit, MI, USA by plane?

Travel between Detroit, MI, USA and London, United Kingdom by plane is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from USA?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Detroit, MI?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 10/19/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to London from Detroit, MI as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to USA from London, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to USA is: Restricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Detroit, MI from London?

Entry into USA is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in USA from London?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop

What are the safety rules to follow in Detroit, MI, USA?

The government of USA has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

Last checked on 10/19/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Detroit, MI from London.

How many miles is it from Detroit, MI to London by flight?
The flight distance from Detroit, MI to London is around 3742 miles (6035 km).
How many hours is the flight time from Detroit, MI to London?
The Detroit, MI to London flight duration is on average 16 h 37 min, which is to be expected when traveling 3742 miles (6035 km) between Detroit, MI and London. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which airport for the flight from Detroit, MI to London do I fly out of? Which London airport from Detroit, MI do I arrive in?

Omio travelers most frequently book a flight from Detroit Wayne County Airport   to London Heathrow Airport   for this route.

Where is the airport in Detroit, MI? Where is the airport in London?

The most popular departure airport with passengers for this trip, called Detroit Wayne County Airport, is located 18 miles (29 km) from the city center of Detroit, MI.

The most popular arrival airport, London Heathrow Airport, is located 14 miles (23 km) away from the city center of London. You can check what public transit connections, taxi services or airport shuttle service options are available to take you from London Heathrow Airport to the city center in London.

When does the first flight depart from Detroit, MI to London? When does the last flight depart from Detroit, MI to London?
The earliest flight departing from Detroit, MI to London leaves at 2: 03 PM. The last flight departing from Detroit, MI to London leaves at 2: 03 PM. You can find the latest Detroit, MI to London flight schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

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