Cheap Flights from San Francisco International to London Heathrow
Flight information San Francisco International to London Heathrow
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Fly From San Francisco International Airport to Heathrow Airport
Northern Californians yearning for a dose of British culture are lucky since there are many flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Heathrow Airport (LHR) leaving on a daily basis. SFO is easy to drive to; it’s located just off U.S. Route 101, which links California’s central coast with the northern Redwood Empire. Alternatively, passengers who want to travel to the U.K. can hop shuttles from local airports and transfer to an international flight at SFO.
Carriers making nonstop flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Heathrow Airport (LHR) include Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. Nonstop trips from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Heathrow Airport (LHR) typically take a little over 10 hours.
Facilities at Heathrow Airport
Most passengers flying from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Heathrow Airport (LHR) will deplane in Terminal 3. Terminal 3 has a wide selection of restaurants, cafes, and bars. You can buy a lounge pass that will give you access to showers and beds. The terminal also has souvenir shops, 15 duty-free stores, pharmacies, a family lounge, and several children’s play areas. You can check your email using the airport’s free Wi-Fi and charge your smartphone at free power pole stations.
Four London underground Tube stations are located within Heathrow Airport. The trip into central London by Tube typically takes around 45 minutes. Other transportation options include public airbuses and coaches; Heathrow Express and Heathrow Connect, both operated by National Rail; taxis; and private limousine services.
Things to Do Near Heathrow Airport
London Eye, which is the world’s largest cantilevered Ferris wheel, is located just 14 miles away from Heathrow Airport. Ride to the top and enjoy a panoramic view of this ancient city on the Thames.
Oxford Circus and Hanover Square are just a short Tube ride away from London Eye. Oxford Street is one of London’s most famous shopping boulevards, and it’s crowded with high-end designer boutiques and landmark stores. If you enjoy antiquities, spend some time at the British Museum, which has an enormous collection of ancient and contemporary artifacts. Among the objects on display are the Rosetta Stone, lion hunt reliefs from ancient Assyria, and samurai armor from Japan.
The National Gallery in Trafalgar Square contains masterpieces representing practically every major European school of art. Admire paintings by Cezanne, Giotto, and J.M.W. Turner, or lose yourself contemplating Van Gogh’s sunflowers.
Hints and Tips for Heathrow Airport
London’s temperatures range from an average of 44 degrees during the winter months to an average of 69 degrees throughout the summer. Light precipitation is common, so you may want to pack an umbrella.
You can get a great dinner at a London pub for approximately $15, including a pint of ale. If you’re going to splurge at one of London’s Michelin-starred restaurants, expect to spend $100 or more.
Every August, London’s West Indian population hosts a massive music and art street festival in the trendy Notting Hill neighborhood. In 2015, more than a million celebrants turned out for the Notting Hill Carnival.
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