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Doha to London Tour Package

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Planning your next trip from Doha to London? We have got it covered. Doha is the capital city of Qatar. The city is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf. It is Qatar’s fastest-growing country and people are eager to travel and see the world. This posting on how people of Doha can travel and enjoy their time in London makes perfect sense. This post is created keeping in mind the informative guide for the Doha citizens to travel to London. What all information and visas they will need and the most popular London Tours they can avail from our website.

The distance between Doha and London is a whopping 5,212 KM by air and 6,615 KM by road. And only the most adventurous would travel to London from Doha via Road. We suggest that you take the air route and there are many direct flights operating between the two cities. Air tickets for Economy class prices can vary from  600 QAR (Qatari Riyal) to 900 QAR. Business-class and first-class tickets can vary from 9,000 QAR to 15,000 QAR depending on the airline to airline.

The best Airline to travel from Doha to London is Qatar Airways

The best service, most efficient and certified 5 Star Airline is Qatar Airlines. The staff, seats, amenities, food and beverages are absolutely flawless. And Qatar Airways is one of the first-ever airlines to be aware of the 5 Star airline award. So flying with Qatar Airways is not only safe but also the best in class. No matter whether you travel in Economy, Business or First class. It is the only airline that goes direct from Doha to London. You also have a choice of Etihad Airways, Egypt Air, Turkish Airlines and Oman Air to name a few.

To get the latest offers on flights from Doha to London you can check below:

  1. Qatar (www.Qatar.com)
  2. Etihad Airways (www.Etihad.com/en/)
  3. Egypt Air
  4. Turkish Airline
  5. Oman Air
Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways
Etihad Airways
Etihad Airways

Visa for London from Doha

For travel from Doha to London, it is mandatory for people to get a Visa. However, if you are a Qatari citizen, you can apply for the Waiver, which is also called the EVW program. Under this program, Qatari citizens can enter the United Kingdom without having to apply for a traditional Visa. This process saves time for both UK authorities and Qatari travellers. In case you are travelling for Tourism, Business, studying, or short-term medical treatment you can avail of this visa from the EVW government website. And if you are travelling to the UK for work or marriage you will need to apply for another type of visa.

Visa application for Qatari Citizens

All you need to do is:

  • Fill out the EVW application form online here: “Apply EVW for Qataris”
  • Check all the information is filled in and that all fields are filled
  • Receive the EVW authorisation for travel to London/Britain via email
  • Print the EVW to show at the arrival immigration gates.

You will need to have the following documents with you to apply for the EVW UK entry permit.

  • Qatari Passport
  • Credit Card or Debit Card

Visa application for non-Qatari Citizens travelling from Doha

All you need to do is:

  • Book your Visa from the VFS Global website here: “VFS Global Doha”
  • You can also go in person to apply for a UK tourist visa at the Doha VFS centre which is:

     UK Visa Application Centre:

     Level – 1, Al Nuaimi Building,

     Oqba Ibn Nafie Street,

     Airport Road, Doha, Qatar

     Opening Hours – Sunday – Thursday  – 9 AM – 4 PM (Except public holidays)

  • You can apply online as well for the UK visa by clicking here: “UK Visa application from Doha
  • The following documents must be taken to the application centre:

      1. Print out the appointment confirmation letter confirming the details of your visa appointment.

      2. Valid passport or travel document

      3. Supporting Documents – If you are not uploaded your documents online, you will need to bring them to the visa centre. You may also need to bring one recent photograph and any other documents depending on the visa application.

You can also apply for the UK Visa from our partner iVisa by clicking below: 

Apply for UK Visa

Best London tour packages for tourists travelling from Doha to London:

Even if you have travelled to London multiple times from Doha, there are exciting London tour packages for everyone. We have mentioned below the best London tour packages for tourists travelling from Doha:

1. London Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Discover the joy of sightseeing with the London Pass, and enjoy free entry to 60 of its world-class sites like Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London.

The London Pass
The London Pass

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2. Big Bus Hop On Hop Off London Tour

See the sights of London aboard an open-top, double-decker Big Bus as you admire 360-degree views of top attractions and listen to the captivating commentary.

big bus London hop on hop off tour of London
Big Bus London hop on hop off tour of London

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3. London Eye Ticket with skip-the-line Tour

Skip the line for a perfect Last Minute London Eye experience! With fast-track entry for your standard flight in a shared capsule, you get to skip the majority of the queue. Don’t waste time waiting in lines on vacation! The London Eye offers spectacular views of the capital of England from high above the River Thames.

the london eye is a giant ferris wheel on the south bank of the River thames near westminster bridge
London Eye ticket with skip the link tour

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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.

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Dubai to London Tour Packages

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Dubai to London tour package would be an ideal package for many travellers who would like to explore London for its charm and shopping without the hassle of booking flights, hotels, and tours separately. 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, first, you 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:

  • Tourism
  • Studies
  • Medical Treatment
  • Business

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:

Opening hours

Weekdays

Time

Wafi Mall, Level 3, Falcon, Phase 2
  • Business hours
  • Sunday to Thursday

09:00 – 16:00

Umm Hurair 2 – Dubai – UAE
  • Primetime appointment
  • Sunday to Thursday

08:00 – 09:00

P.O Box 114100
  • Primetime appointment
  • Saturday

09:00 – 12:00

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Passport collection
  • Sunday to Thursday

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:

  1. Printout of the email confirming the details of your appointment
  2. Valid passport or travel document
  3. Printout of your completed visa application form.
  4. All supporting documentation
  5. 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: 

Apply for UK Visa

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:

emirates airline
Emirates Airline

We have partnered with Skyscanner to help you find the best deals and offers on Dubai to London flights below: 

 

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)

The Ritz London
The Ritz London

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

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2. The Savoy, Rating: 9.4/10 (2,225 Reviews)

The Savoy London
The Savoy London

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

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3. Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences London, Rating 9.3/10 (564 Reviews)

Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences London
Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences London

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

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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. 

royal high tea at kensington palace tour
Royal High Tea at Kensington Palace Tour

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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.

Mini Coopers convoy lined up outside London Hotel
Mini Cooper’s convoy lined up outside London Hotel

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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!

5 days 4 nights london tour package
5 days 4 nights London Tour Package

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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.

 

 

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