London is a city famed for its rich culture and history, and as the financial epicentre of the UK is popular with both business travellers and tourists. Reach London, a European capital renowned for luxury and hospitality, suitably refreshed – courtesy of luxury flights from Tokyo to London Heathrow with Qatar Airways.
Home to many world famous financial institutions, international brands and businesses and ripe with investment opportunities London is considered an economic powerhouse, as well as a world-class holiday destination. Fascinatingly diverse, alongside luxury shopping and premium hotels, visitors can experience everything from delicious street food, spontaneous art exhibits and cultural events. When you fly to London with Qatar Airways you can expect the very best in long-haul luxury travel, as our attentive cabin crew ensure a thoroughly relaxing journey, from the moment you check in to the moment you land.
With a reputation for punctuality, efficiency and cleanliness, Tokyo’s Haneda Airport (also known as Tokyo International Airport) is one of the country’s main air transport hubs and connects to destinations across the globe.
This is an exceptionally busy airport, handling over 72 million passengers a year, making it the fourth-busiest airport for passenger numbers in the world. However, passengers flying from Tokyo with Qatar Airways will find this to be a very personalised airport, where staff are quick to help and the emphasis is on an excellent passenger experience from the moment you step through the doors.
Transportation and parking
Tokyo’s public transport system is legendary, and the same is true of its connections to the airport. Direct trains run between Haneda and Narita Airport (Tokyo’s other major airport), and the airport is also served directly by Tokyo’s Monorail service, which has a dedicated station at each terminal. The Keikyu train network also connects to Tokyo and other cities across Japan to the airport. Bus routes are just as plentiful, including the Haneda Airport Express bus.
Taxis operate on a set fare basis and the journey time by taxi from the centre of Tokyo to the airport is approximately 25-40 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. Both short and long-term parking is available at each terminal, with shuttle buses running between the parking areas and the terminals. There are approximately 3,000 spaces at the International terminal, but these fill up quickly. Pre-booking is advised.
Arriving in Tokyo
Passengers flying from Tokyo with Qatar Airways depart from the International Terminal. The check-in and security process is efficient, so it is sufficient to arrive approximately one hour before your flight is due to leave. A number of public lounges are located in the International Departures Area 4F, and a private VIP lounge is also available.
Facilities and amenities
Facilities are excellent at the airport, and it even has its own shopping ‘street’ where you’ll find a wide selection of luxury goods, accessories and electronics in particular. You’ll also be able to access the Duty Free shopping area once you have passed through security checks. Wi-Fi is free and extensive throughout the terminal, and there are also fixed Internet points in the Departures area.
Diners are well catered for, with excellent quality vendors serving both Japanese and international cuisine ranging from on-the-go noodles and snacks through to more substantial restaurant menus.
From Big Ben to the London Eye, Buckingham Palace to the Shard and Nelson’s Column, London is packed with attractions for visitors to discover. Book a flight to London with Qatar Airways and you’ll be able to wander around this eclectic city that welcomes millions of visitors from around the world every year.
Pageantry and pomp, festivals and events – London has it all. Even its transport is iconic, with London red buses and black cabs recognised all over the world. Fly to London with Qatar Airways and you’ll also discover world-class dining, exclusive shopping, luxury hotels and wellness centres, as well as surprises in every single one of its 32 boroughs.
Westminster probably has more iconic monuments and attractions packed into a small area than almost any other city in the world. Here you’ll find the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Downing Street (the home of British government), Whitehall, the Lions and Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square, and a host of other things to see.
Head out of Westminster to the west and you’ll find some of London’s greatest museums such as the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, the Victoria and Albert and the National Gallery.
Newer attractions include the London Eye – a huge Ferris wheel that gives you a spectacular view over London. For a spot of pomp, head down to Buckingham Palace and watch the Changing of the Guard, or find an oasis of peace and quiet in one of the many parks dotted throughout the capital.
Flights to London with Qatar Airways land at London Heathrow, the world’s busiest air transport hub. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to London please check the visa and passport requirements.
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