Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, at Qatar Airways we will always do our very best to ensure your journey is truly special. This extends from our commitment to luxury long-haul travel and giving our passengers the most delicious in-flight cuisine and their own personal entertainment centre stocked with the latest movies. All flights from Gassim to London Heathrow with Qatar Airways aspire to this high standard, which is why we are known as one of the world’s best airlines.
London is a city that looms large on the global stage, not only the cultural and economic centre of the UK but one of the world’s most prestigious cities. To say London is steeped in history is perhaps to understate the point, and in this fascinating destination every street corner tells a story, or inspires a story in the case of legendary locations such as 221B Baker Street. Make your journey to the remarkable city of London truly special when you travel with Qatar Airways.
Buraydah is the capital of Al-Qassim Region in northcentral Saudi Arabia in the heart of the Arabian Peninsula. Its importance as an agricultural centre for the country is still prominent, although it is beginning to expand into other areas as well, including finance and commerce.
This makes it a popular destination for business travellers, and Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport is the primary entry and exit point for air travellers.
Passengers flying from Buraydah with Qatar Airways will find this regional airport exceptionally clean, efficient and friendly, with a real emphasis on ensuring the passenger experience is one to remember. Helpful staff go out of their way to make the start of your journey as pleasant as possible.
Transportation and parking
The easiest way to get to the airport from Buraydah is by taxi. These can be booked in advance by the hotel concierge or reception, or pre-booked by phone.
Buses and coach services also run regularly to the airport. Parking is limited, but close to the terminal, giving easy access.
Arriving at Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport
As this is a relatively small regional airport there is only one terminal, and passengers flying from Buraydah with Qatar Airways will depart from the main terminal.
Check the information boards on arrival to see which gate your flight has been allocated. Allow between 1-2 hours before your flight is due to depart for check in and to clear customs.
Facilities and amenities
Facilities and amenities at the airport are good, with snacks and drinks available in the lounge area.
The airport is currently undergoing expansion and re-development, which should ensure that facilities are expanded in the coming years. Please note that no alcohol is sold in any of the retail or Duty Free outlets.
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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