Let our luxury long-haul service carry you to the vibrant UK capital, when you travel from Yangon to London Heathrow with Qatar Airways. Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, on board a Qatar Airways flight you will be treated with the utmost respect, care and attention by our award-winning cabin crew. Enjoy freshly prepared cuisine and top quality in-flight entertainment – so that when you arrive in London you’re ready for that important meeting or an amazing holiday.
London is a bustling, vibrant city, a destination that is multi-cultural, diverse and full of interesting sights, sounds and experiences. This famous city is of key economic importance on the world’s stage, home to financial institutions and famous international businesses and brands. Outside of London’s thriving business district there is plenty to explore and discover such as the British Museum, Tower of London and architectural marvels like St. Paul’s Cathedral.
Yangon International Airport is Myanmar’s primary international airport, and has helped to open up the once-secretive country previously known as Burma.
This ancient country has a very modern airport, and passengers flying from Yangon with Qatar Airways will find it to be an extremely efficient and friendly departure point where the passenger experience is of primary concern to the courteous, approachable staff.
Currently undergoing extensive modernisation, it is nevertheless a well-appointed and well run airport that is popular with travellers.
Transportation and parking
Yangon is just 15km from the airport, and plentiful buses and taxis take passengers from the airport to its terminals.
There are two railway stations a short taxi ride from the airport terminals, where local trains forming part of the Yangon Circular Railway link to the city’s central station. The journey time to the city is around 40-50 minutes and fares are incredibly cheap (around a dollar).
Taxis from central Yangon take around 30 minutes, but be sure to only use authorised taxis and agree the fare (around $15) with the driver beforehand.
Arriving in Yangon
Passengers flying from Yangon with Qatar Airways depart from the International terminal. This modern, spacious and well-organised terminal has a large departures area that is well signposted with information boards.
However, be aware that security in Myanmar is very tight, so allow around two hours before your flight is due to depart to check in and to clear customs checks.
Facilities and amenities
Free Wi-Fi is available in the international terminal, but it can be a little intermittent at times. There are a number of Bureau de Changes and it is advisable to change local currency (the Burmese Kyat) before you leave the country.
ATM machines are also available. There are self-service cafés in the public areas, while the international VIP lounge has its own dining options. There are several retail outlets selling local goods, as well as Duty Free shops and travel accessories outlets.
Book a flight to London and you’ll discover not just one, but a multitude of ‘cities’. There’s the London that’s home to famous sights such as Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square and the London Eye.
Then, there’s the London full of museums and art galleries; the London with world-class dining and shopping opportunities, and the London with hidden attractions lurking in every one of its 32 boroughs. Book a flight to London with Qatar Airways to discover your London.
London is the largest city in Western Europe and most tourists use the London Underground (‘the Tube’) to get around. Many of the main attractions are located within Central London, and it is quite possible to walk between them or hire one of the increasingly ubiquitous ‘Boris Bikes’. However, there are also the iconic London red buses and black cabs to help you get around this sprawling city, depending on your budget.
Must-see attractions during your trip to London range from major landmarks like the Royal Palaces, London Bridge and the London Eye, to world-famous museums like the British Museum, the Natural History Museum and the Science Museum.
Head to Westminster to discover the UK’s political centre, including Downing Street, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.
Flights to London with Qatar Airways land at Heathrow Airport at Terminal 4.
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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