Why You Should Visit London Stansted
London Stansted Airport is the third busiest in London primarily handling flights to and from European destinations. As a busy gateway into the city of London, travelers arriving here can easily journey into the center of London and explore the many wonders of the UK’s capital. Many come to London to visit some of its incredibly interesting historic landmarks and famous icons such as Buckingham Palace or Big Ben, while the city is also very vibrant and modern and boasts world-class shops, restaurants and bars. London is well known for its beautiful parks and green spaces which offer some respite from the busy city atmosphere, while there are also plenty of exciting attractions for families such as the iconic London Eye Ferris wheel.
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Arriving In London Stansted
London Stansted Airport is housed within a single passenger terminal and offers an excellent range of amenities and facilities to meet your needs. When you have landed at the airport you can be in central London in just 45 minutes by catching the Stansted Express train, although there are plenty of alternative modes of transportation including buses, coaches and taxis. You will find a broad range of retail and duty-free shops at the airport alongside plenty of cafés and eateries, while the airport also provides travelers with complimentary Wi-Fi.
If you are looking to travel from the UAE to London Stansted there are currently no airlines operating direct flights from anywhere in the UAE to London Stansted. However, there are direct flights available from Abu Dhabi and Dubai to London arriving at other airports.
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UAE nationals can apply online for an Electronic Visa Waiver before traveling in order to enter the UK. In London the weather is a lot cooler compared to what you are used to in the UAE, and can get especially cold during the winter. However, summer temperatures are pleasantly warm with highs in the mid-20s to be expected and plenty of sunshine. London benefits from an excellent public transport network consisting of the London Underground, trains and buses, but you will find plenty of car rental companies around London if you would rather drive yourself around.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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