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Overview: Orlando, FL to London flight

distanceDistance4329 miles (6983 km)
changesDirect flightYes

Flights from Orlando, FL to London cover the 4329 miles (6983 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct flight services available.

Flights from Orlando to London

Even Florida residents need a break from the tropical sun occasionally, and for dramatic contrast there are few better vacation destinations than historic London. The UK capital on the Thames is packed with heritage sites, from St Paul's and Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace and the Tower. It's not all about royal palaces and soaring cathedrals though, and visitors can enjoy a thoroughly contemporary restaurant scene and relentless nightlife. Vacationers and business travelers can book a direct flight from Orlando to London with a choice of US and eurosopean airlines, including a budget operator. Direct flights to London are available six days a week, with journey times across the Atlantic just over eight hours. Flights leave Florida in the afternoon or evening for morning arrival in London. Several airlines also offer indirect flights from Orlando to London with one change required in transit, routed through US or eurosopean hubs. These flights take a little longer to complete the trip to the UK but increase the daily flight options from Orlando to London.

Which airlines travel from Orlando to London? 

Budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle offers a direct flight from Orlando to London Gatwick Airport three days a week. Delta Airlines, in a codeshare operation with its eurosopean partners Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM, provides daily direct flights from Orlando to Gatwick six days a week. American Airlines and its partners Iberia, Finnair and the UK national airline, British Airways, operate direct flights on the same route twice a week. Indirect connections include United Airlines services from Orlando to London Heathrow via Dulles Airport in Washington DC,  American Airlines flights to Heathrow via Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, and Delta Airlines and Virgin Atlantic departures from Orlando to Heathrow via Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta.

How long is the flight from Orlando to London?

The fastest direct flight from Orlando to London is the Norwegian Air Shuttle budget service to Gatwick, taking eight hours to complete the 4348 mile (6998 kilometer) overnight trip across the Atlantic to the UK capital. American Airlines and British Airways services to Gatwick take five minutes longer, while Virgin Atlantic and Delta Airlines flights take ten minutes longer to reach Gatwick. Virgin Atlantic and Delta Airlines provide the quickest indirect flight from Orlando to London, with their route to Heathrow via Atlanta taking a total journey time of ten hours and 32 minutes. The same airlines' route to Heathrow via Logan International Airport in Boston takes five minutes longer. Other indirect connections can take upwards of 1one hours to reach London, depending on the route and the amount of time spent in transit between flights.     

How many flights are there from Orlando to London? 

There are three direct flights from Orlando to London on Wednesdays, two on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, one on Thursdays and no direct services on Sundays. Norwegian Air Shuttle flights operate three days a week, from Monday to Wednesday. Departure times for direct flights include afternoon and evening services and all involve overnight travel over the Atlantic. There are also more than 20 daily indirect departures from Orlando, with one change en route to London airports. These flights include afternoon and evening takeoff options.    

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Orlando to London? 

Departure Airport: Orlando International Airport is situated six miles (10 kilometers) southeast of downtown Orlando, with public transit options including Lynx bus routes 11 and 51 and hotel shuttles taking around 40 minutes to get to the terminal. Facilities at the airport include long and short stay parking lots, business lounges, currency exchange desks, luggage storage and free WiFi. Dining options include fast food chains, burger bars, pizzerias, an organic diner, pubs and coffee shops. The duty free shopping malls include Kennedy Space Center and Disney gift stores, sneaker outlets, designer brand fashion and beachwear boutiques, bookstores and newsstands.

Arrival Airport: London Gatwick Airport is located about 30 miles (44 kilometers) south of central London, connected by Gatwick Express trains taking around 30 minutes to reach the central Victoria Station. Heathrow Airport is about 14 miles (23 kilometers) west of central London, with Heathrow Express trains taking about 15 minutes to reach Paddington Station and Underground trains taking about 40 minutes to get downtown. Both airports have car rental desks, currency exchange bureaux, ATMs, business lounges and free WiFi. There are international restaurants, fast food stands, pubs, snack bars and coffee shops. Duty free shopping retailers include wine and liquor stores, toys and games outlets, London souvenir stores, mini-markets, designer brand fashion stores, jewelers and cosmetics stands.

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Is travel by plane currently allowed from Orlando, FL, USA to London, United Kingdom?

Travel between Orlando, FL, USA and London, United Kingdom by plane is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from USA?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Orlando, FL?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

When traveling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/19/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to London from Orlando, FL before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to USA from United Kingdom by plane?

The restriction level for your return flight to Orlando, FL, USA from London is: Partially open.

Is my return flight into Orlando, FL from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 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
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Orlando, FL, USA?

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

  • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 1/19/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Orlando, FL from London closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is Orlando, FL to London by plane?

The distance between Orlando, FL and London by plane is approximately 4329 miles (6983 km).

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