Book flights from London to Goa with Qatar Airways
Arrive in an earthly paradise when you take advantage of regular flights from London Heathrow to Goa with Qatar Airways. Enjoy an attentive treatment onboard our modern and luxurious aircraft, including delectable in-flight cuisine to be savoured and enjoyed, and the attention of highly-trained cabin crew who will address your every need in a helpful fashion.
The tiny Indian state of Goa boasts a huge range of world-class sandy beaches to unwind on. Its Portuguese heritage is reflected in the beautiful and ornate architectural treasures, and the local tourist industry is well-honed to make your stay truly delightful. The local cuisine is coconut-based, combined with staple ingredients such as fish and rice to create rich, delicious meals to fuel your trip.
Arriving in Goa
Beloved destination of travellers from the west since the 1960s, Goa is one of the most relaxing and laid-back locations in the world. Famous for its beaches and a tropical lifestyle, it’s a warm, welcoming place that is continuing to grow into an internationally important tourist spot.
A unique blend of Indian and Portuguese culture gives it an eclectic feel unlike any other part of India. The best time to book a flight to Goa with Qatar Airways is between November and February, when the climate is mild. For a truly relaxing holiday that allows you to unwind and leave the pressures of modern life behind you, Goa is the perfect destination.
Without doubt the main attraction in Goa are its beaches. Soft sand, warm water that’s perfect for snorkelling and diving and a beach culture that encourages a more laid-back lifestyle attract visitors from all over the world. But Goa has plenty of other attractions, including a plethora of art galleries and museums charting the colonial history of the region, its culture and both traditional and modern art.
Across Goa there are several Butterfly Conservatories (at Rajnagar, Pisgal, Priol and Ponda), which are an enchanting way to spend a day. If you time your visit for the end of January, head to the international music festival at Elliot Grounds, Baga Bridge for two days of top quality acts.
Originally, Goa was known for its spice plantations, and a great way of discovering more about this fascinating trade is to take a spice tour at the Dudhsagar Plantation in Karmane.
Flights to Goa with Qatar Airways land at Goa International Airport. 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 Goa please check the visa and passport requirements.
Flying from London
One of the busiest airports in the world, London Heathrow is at the very epicentre of the international air transport network. Investment has been poured into its development, and in 2014 the newly constructed Terminal 5 was voted World's Best Airport Terminal in the Skytrax Annual World Airport Awards.
Handling more than 73 million passengers a year, London Heathrow is a remarkable feat of logistical organisation. Fly from London Heathrow with Qatar Airways to a wide range of destinations all over the world.
Transportation and parking
London Heathrow is served by the London Underground ‘tube’ service, making it easy to reach in just half an hour, from the very centre of London. For passengers with Qatar Airways flying from Terminal 4, the terminal has its own dedicated tube station.
There are also hundreds of buses every day from the capital, and coach services transporting passengers from all over the city to the airport. Parking is at a premium, and although there are both short and long-term options, it is best to book parking in advance. A valet service is available. Note that there is a 2.6-metre height restriction on Terminal 4’s forecourt.
Arriving at London Heathrow
Flights from London Heathrow with Qatar Airways leave from Terminal 4, which is located at the south end of the southern runway, and is connected to Terminals 1, 2 and 3 by the Heathrow Cargo Tunnel.
Qatar Airways flights from London Heathrow make use of the very latest A380 airbuses in their service to Doha, as well as a luxury Business Class-only service using a modern A319 for one of its six daily flights to Doha. Passenger boarding gates are situated close to the check-in and security halls.
Amenities and facilities
Because of its international importance, London Heathrow offers a vast array of facilities and amenities, from baby care and children’s crèches, to shoeshine services, banking, Wi-Fi access and prayer rooms.
A broad selection of luxury retail outlets stock the very best in accessories, watches, jewellery and fashion, while a number of outstanding restaurants, eateries and snack bars serve everything from full meals to light bites.