Cheap Flights from Orlando to London Gatwick
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From theme park castles to Buckingham Palace, a trip from Orlando to London is one that's sure to be remembered. Even if you're traveling on a budget or short on time, there are many free things to do in London. You can also save big when you book your flight at Skyscanner. Find the cheapest flights from Orlando to London Gatwick, convenient hotel options, and travel tips for the British capital.
Orlando International Airport and London Gatwick
The city of Orlando has two airports, although only one offers flights to London. Orlando International Airport (MCO) is the second busiest airport in Florida and is located just six miles southeast of downtown Orlando. The airport has one main terminal with two sides and three levels. Multiple airlines offer flights to London Gatwick Airport from MCO almost every day. You'll also find nonstop flights from Orlando to London from British Airways, Norwegian Air, Iberia, Finnair, American Airlines, Delta, and Virgin Atlantic.
London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is the second busiest airport in the UK by traffic and is located about 30 miles south of downtown London. Gatwick has a North Terminal and South Terminal, although the South Terminal deals with the majority of the airport's traffic. When you arrive at LGW, there are multiple transportation options to get to the city. The quickest way is via train with just a 30-minute travel time to Victoria Station in central London. You could also take the National Express or easyBus to the city, although the journey will take anywhere from 90 minutes to 2 hours. If you prefer private transportation, take a taxi or a car hire service.
What to Expect at Orlando International Airport
The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority suggests arriving at the airport at least three hours before an international flight, but be sure to check with your airline for specific instructions. When flying to London from MCO, you'll need to bring a valid U.S. passport, ID, and boarding pass. You must check in at the ticket counter, then proceed to security. To expedite security, be sure to check for prohibited items before you arrive. Be aware that you may be subject to a random inspection or a pat-down screening. Once you pass through security, you'll board a shuttle to your departure gate.
What Can I Do at Orlando International?
While you're at MCO, you can peruse the airport's collection of art exhibits located in each terminal. There are also multiple restaurant options throughout the airport, including in each terminal and gate. If you'd like to relax, head over to one of the spas or lounges. You could even have some fun and get a caricature drawing, or shop at a variety of name-brand stores or kiosks.
Comparing the Cities of Orlando and London
Temperatures in London average around 20 degrees cooler than Orlando year-round, so be sure to prepare accordingly. The cost of living is also significantly higher in London. A meal for two in the UK city will cost about $72, compared to about $45 for a comparable meal in Orlando. You'll need to convert your dollars to euros and also account for the 5-hour time difference between the two cities.
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