How to travel from Washington, DC to London

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Travel Information from Washington, DC to London

distanceDistance3657 miles (5898 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $945
fastestFastest modeFlight • $945 (€907) • 10 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAer Lingus

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 3657 miles (5898 km) from Washington, DC to London. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Aer Lingus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Washington, DC to London.

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FAQs

Travel from Washington, DC, USA to London, United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into London from Washington, DC restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United States.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to London, United Kingdom from Washington, DC?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 10/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Washington, DC to London closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Washington, DC, USA from United Kingdom is: Conditional.

Am I allowed to reenter Washington, DC, USA from London, United Kingdom?

Reentering USA is currently allowed for: Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Washington, DC from London?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 5 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Washington, DC, USA regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to USA must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/5/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Washington, DC from London here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to London from Washington, DC. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Washington, DC to London is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $4 (€4) compared to other travel options to London:

Taking a bus is usually $941 (€903) less than taking a flight to London, which costs on average $945 (€907) for the same trip.

A bus is $2 (€2) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Washington, DC to London costing on average $6 (€6).

The fastest way to get to London from Washington, DC is by flight with an average travel time of 10 h 20 min.

Other travel options to London can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The Washington, DC to London distance is around 3657 miles (5898 km).

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Washington, DC to London:

  • Most travelers take a flight from Dulles International Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Union Station to London Victoria.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Washington, DC to London:

  • You can go to London from Washington, DC by plane with Aer Lingus. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $945 (€907) with Aer Lingus from Washington, DC to London on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Washington, DC to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct flight with British Airways or United.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Washington, DC to London.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Washington, DC to London often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Washington, DC and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Washington, DC to London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $4 (€4) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $945 (€907) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $6 (€6) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Washington, DC to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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