Getting to London
AirportsHeathrow Airport (LHR) is the world's largest international hub. Smaller Gatwick Airport (LGW), though further from the city, frequently saves on headaches.
AirlinesMost international airlines serve LHR, along with U.S. carriers American, Continental, Delta, United, and US Airways. U.S. airlines Delta and US Airways join the extensive international carriers serving LGW, but flights to U.S. cities are limited.
Flight TimesAbout 10.5 hours non-stop from the West Coast; 7.5 hours from the Midwest; 7 hours from the Northeast.
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