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  • London (LHR)


    Country: The United Kingdom

    DISTANCE FROM ALMATY

    5566 km/3479 miles

    FLIGHT DURATION

    7 hours 10 minutes

    LOCAL TIME

    GMT (plus 1 hour in summer)

    CLIMATE

    British weather is unpredictable, and at any time of year can change dramatically in the space of a few hours. The average daytime maximum temperature is 22 °C in July and 6 °C in January. Most rain falls from September to January.

    AIRPORT

    London Heathrow Airport is located 24 km from the city centre.
    Airport Tax: GBP 40 for First class and Business class and GBP 20 for Economy class.
    * All UK taxes are prepaid and should be included on the passengers’ ticket prior to departure.
    Transport to city and charges: taxis GBP 40-50 (approximate); underground railway (tube) GBP 4-5; bus GBP 7 (approximate).

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    All foreign visitors may enter the UK provided they are in possession of valid passports.

    * For detailed and up-to-date information on visa requirement please refer directly to the local immigration authorities or your travel agent.

    CURRENCY

    Pound Sterling (GBP 1) = 100 pence
    Notes: 5, 10, 20, 50
    Coins: 1, 2, 5,10,20,50,100, 200 (pence)

    BUSINESS HOURS

    Government: 0900 to 1700 Monday to Friday
    Banks: 0930 to 1530 Monday to Friday
    Shops: 0900 to 1800 Monday to Saturday
    Shops: 1100 to 1600 Sunday

    LANGUAGE

    English

    UTILITIES

    240V, 50Hz

    TRANSPORTATION

    International car rental companies, taxis, public buses and underground and overground trains. From London Heathrow airport you can reach central London either by bus (hourly), the underground (tube) network (on the Piccadilly Line) or by the Heathrow Express overground train to Paddington Station.

    POINTS OF INTEREST

    London is a city rich in heritage. Popular tourist destinations include Buckingham Palace;  the National Gallery; the British Museum; Tate Modern; Tate Britain; Covent Garden; Soho; Kensington Palace; Hyde Park; Kensington Gardens; Hampton Court; Kew Gardens; Greenwich; the Tower of London; London Zoo; and Piccadilly Circus. Inclusive tours of the main sights are available. London is also famous for the excellence and variety of its evening entertainment, from West End musicals to classical dramas and modern works. Several major orchestras and opera and ballet companies have their homes there.


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