Dubai to London tour package would be an ideal package for many travellers who would like to explore London for its charm and shopping. The distance between London and Dubai is about 7,130 KM. The only way you can travel to London from Dubai is via air flight. Various airlines operate between the two cities. The shortest-time taking flight from Dubai to London is operated by Emirates Airlines. It roughly takes 7 hours and 40 minutes to reach London Heathrow (LHR) Airport from Dubai International Airport (DXB).
Visa for London from Dubai
For people who want to travel to London from Dubai, you first need to hold a valid visa and a passport. To check if you need a visa to travel to the UK, please read below to apply accordingly.
Visa Requirements for Dubai (U.A.E) Nationals
Dubai U.A.E nationals may not be required to apply for a UK visa if they are travelling to the UK for:
- Medical Treatment
Eligible Dubai (U.A.E) nationals can apply for the Electronic Visa waiver (EVW) for the UK, by submitting the online application form. Visitors can use the EVW instead of a visa to enter the UK for periods of up to 6 months. This process has been designed to simplify the process of obtaining authorization to enter the UK. To apply for the Electronic Visa waiver (EVW) for Dubai U.A.E nationals please “Click Here” To apply for the UK EVW, you will need the following documents:
- your current passport
- an address in the UK where you will stay
- details of your journey, including departure and arrival dates and times.
Latest News: Going forward from 22 February 2024 onwards, U.A.E Nationals will need an Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) if they are travelling to the UK. Click here to know more.
On 6th June 2023, a new announcement is made that all visa-exempt nationals will have to 12.50 US Dollar fee to enter the UK. To know more click here “12.50 US Dollar Entry fee for Visa Exempt Travellers to the UK“
Visa Requirements for Dubai Residents
The residents of Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) can apply for various types of visas to travel to the U.K. To know more about how to apply for a London tourist visa check out our post on applying for London Visa. You can also book an appointment for a visa by going to the link here: Contact GoV.UK and you will have to go in person once you have booked an appointment at the Dubai Visa application centre. Following is the Visa Office application centre address here:
UK Visa Application Centre:
|Wafi Mall, Level 3, Falcon, Phase 2
09:00 – 16:00
|Umm Hurair 2 – Dubai – UAE
08:00 – 09:00
|P.O Box 114100
09:00 – 12:00
|Dubai, United Arab Emirates
16:00 – 17:00
|VFS Telephone Number: 04 205 5800
Map of the UK Visa Centre in Dubai:
Please carry the following set of documents with you on the visa appointment day:
- Printout of the email confirming the details of your appointment
- Valid passport or travel document
- Printout of your completed visa application form.
- All supporting documentation
- Print out the registration details for more details click here: Things to bring to Visa Application Centre
You can also apply for the UK Visa from our partner iVisa by clicking below:
Flight tickets from Dubai to London
There are various flights, which go from Dubai to London. Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, Emirates, Pegasus, MEA, Royal Jordanian, Oman Air, Lufthansa, Swiss Air, Gulf Air, KLM, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Saudia, Air France, Egypt Air, Kuwait Airways name a few. Book your Dubai to London flights here:
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Top London Hotels for Tourists from Dubai
We have listed down some top most booked hotels by Dubai Tourists. Some of them are ultra high-end and some of them are budget friendly.
1. The Ritz London, Rating: 9.5/10 (619 Reviews)
Perched upon the expanse of London’s Green Park stands the renowned The Ritz London. This magnificent example of Neoclassical architecture presents the epitome of luxury, featuring lavish bedrooms, exceptional British gastronomy, and traditional afternoon teas. The Ritz London is located in the heart of London near landmarks like Buckingham Palace and Green Park.
Address: 150 Piccadilly, Westminster Borough, London, W1J 9BR, United Kingdom
2. The Savoy, Rating: 9.4/10 (2,225 Reviews)
Established in 1889, the renowned Savoy Hotel rests alongside the Thames, a brief stroll from The British Museum and The Royal Opera House. Formerly graced by luminaries such as Sir Winston Churchill, Frank Sinatra, and Katherine Hepburn, the hotel offers 195 guest rooms and 73 suites adorned in Edwardian or Art Deco flair, merging comfort and sophistication. Enjoy splendid marble bathrooms and stunning Thames vistas. Centrally positioned, The Savoy is a mere 5-minute walk from Covent Garden, and just 20 minutes from Knightsbridge and Mayfair’s designer shopping havens via public transport.
Address: Strand, Westminster Borough, London, WC2R 0EU, United Kingdom
3. Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences London, Rating 9.3/10 (564 Reviews)
Situated in Westminster’s core, a brief stroll from Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, and Mayfair, these 5-star luxury suites and residences offer three restaurants, a full-service spa, and a 24-hour fitness center. Complimentary WiFi is accessible for all guests. The suites feature air-conditioning, well-equipped kitchenettes, separate living areas, flat-screen TVs, and contemporary bathrooms with plush bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Benefit from round-the-clock Butler and Golden Key Concierge services.
Address: 51 Buckingham Gate, Westminster Borough, London, SW1E 6AF, United Kingdom
In case you are looking for other specific London hotels you can search and book below basis availability:
Best London Tour Packages for tourists travelling from Dubai:
1. Royal High Tea at Kensington Palace Tour
Experience the original Royal High Tea at Kensington Palace tour. Enjoy traditional sandwiches, cakes & scones on the grounds of the Palace by the Diana Statue.
2. Panoramic London Tour in a Classic Mini Cooper
Explore London with your own private driver-guide who shows you around the city in a restored classic Mini Cooper. During your two-hour tour, your driver-tour guide shows you both the top attractions including St Paul’s Cathedral church, Houses of Parliament (also known as Palace of Westminster) and Big Ben and lesser-known places such as Borough Market — the oldest food market in London.
3. 5 Days 4 Nights London Tour
Seeking a memorable short trip to London? Look no further! Explore renowned London tourist attractions with a 5-days 4 night London tour. Immerse yourself in the city’s rich history and iconic landmarks, making the most of every moment. Let us curate an unforgettable London adventure just for you!
In case you are unable to find the right tour package for yourself you can browse our tours section to see more existing London tour packages.