A wise man once said; 'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life'. There are literally endless things to do and see, taste and experience in London. With world-class art galleries, theatre, museums and shopping coupled with amazing green spaces, markets and nightlife, you could explore London for years on end and never walk the same street twice. Home to the royal family, one could spend an entire holiday just visiting palaces, monuments, bridges and crown jewels. Uncover London's gritty past in the East End, drink pints in pubs that have been around since the Dark Ages or take high tea at The Ritz - London has something for every taste and budget. Book your cheap flights to London with Student Flights and you'll have more pounds for pints after your action packed days exploring the city, and take advantage of our exclusive Black Market Flights deals for even more savings if you're a student, teacher or under 26.
International flights to London touch down at London Heathrow Airport, the largest international airport in the United Kingdom and the third busiest airport in the world. Heathrow handles more international passengers than any other airport around the globe. The airport is home to three main airlines: British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and BMI. Located 22 kilometres west of Central London, you can journey into London from the airport by tube, bus or taxi. For more information about the airlines that service London Heathrow Airport, see our airline guide.
Hit up the high street along Oxford Street and shop 'til you drop at London's famous Liberty and Selfridges department stores, find gems in the boutiques along Carnaby Street, play dress ups like the rich and famous at Harrods or hit the vintage markets at Brick Lane - you cannot forgo shopping when in London town.
Check out the displays at the British Museum and marvel at the collection of fine arts at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Take in the latest contemporary exhibition from the likes of Damien Hirst or Yayoi Kusama at the Tate Modern or uncover the British greats at Tate Britain. Go to an underground warehouse show in Whitechapel or join a street art walking tour in Shoreditch spotting the Banksy graffiti - London is crawling with art and culture. Our London tours and holidays offer even more options.
For more things to see and do in London, check out our London guide . And if you're after recommendations and packages for your London holiday, chat to our knowledgeable Student Flights consultants or fill out the enquiry form.