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. There are various airlines that 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.
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 on 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
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 to name a few. Book your Dubai to London flights here:
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Best London Tour Packages for tourists travelling from Dubai:
1. London Eye Ticket with Fast-Track Option
Fast track option for a perfect Lastminute London Eye experience! With fast-track entry for your standard flight in a shared pod, you get to skip the majority of the queue.
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.
3. Warner Bros. Studio: The Making of Harry Potter with Luxury Round-Trip Transport from London
Step into the mystical world of Harry Potter™ with a behind-the-scenes visit to Warner Bros. Studio London. With luxury round-trip transport from London Victoria to the north London studios included, this 7-hour experience enables you to discover the magic of the Harry Potter films without any hassle.
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.