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Dubai breaks flying from Heathrow Airport


If you’re looking to jet off on your Arabian adventure from Heathrow Airport then our Heathrow to Dubai package holidays are perfect for you. With flight times from as short as 7 hours with a direct flight, the journey isn’t too long, and having a range of airlines to choose from means that anybody can fly from Heathrow to Dubai ­ whatever your budget. Want to know what our travel experts had to say about their trip to Dubai? Head over to our blog to find out.

Flight time to Dubai from Heathrow Airport


The distance from Heathrow Airport to Dubai International Airport is 3,420 miles. Flight times can vary ­ direct flights can get you there in around seven hours, whereas indirect flights can take up to eleven hours or longer.

The time difference means that Dubai is three hours ahead of Heathrow.

Please note: As the Heathrow to Dubai flight is classed as long haul, it is worth taking entertainment with you, especially if you’re travelling with children. Want to know more? Take a look at our blog post on Dubai holidays with kids and toddlers.

What is there to do at Heathrow Airport?


There’s a large choice of restaurants at Heathrow Airport to keep your stomach from rumbling. If you’re after something quick and easy, go to Leon. They live up to their motto ‘naturally fast food’ with a wide range of fresh food ready to whizz down the shoot and onto your tray. If you’re after a sit down meal to fill you up, then the popular Italian chain Carluccio’s is perfect to tuck into some delicious pasta or fresh pizza before your flight. There’s also lots of shops for if you fancy some retail therapy while you wait to board the plane.

To keep the kids entertained at the airport, there are ‘Stay & Play’ areas that are fantastic for kids of all ages. These play areas feature slides, soft play areas and even special zones for tiny tots.

Duty free allowance when returning home from Dubai


As Dubai is outside of the EU, you are allowed to bring back up to 200 cigarettes and 1 litre of liquor to London with you.

How to get to Heathrow Airport


  • By train: There are three railway stations at Heathrow Airport. These are Terminal 4, Terminals 1, 2 & 3 and Terminal 5.
  • By coach: National Express and other coach operators operate coaches to Heathrow Airport from over 500 destinations.
  • By car: Here is a list of the postcodes you will need to put into your SatNav:
    • Terminal 2: TW6 1EW
    • Terminal 3: TW6 3XA
    • Terminal 4: TW6 3XA
    • Terminal 5: TW6 2GA

Parking at Heathrow Airport


You can book your parking for Heathrow Airport online. Choose from:

  • Short Stay parking, which is right next to the terminals and perfect for picking up / dropping off passengers.
  • Business parking is fast, efficient and close to the terminals to get your business trip off the best start.
  • Meet & Greet is booked in advance. This means you simply drive up to the dedicated area in the short stay car park and then let a member of staff park your car for you. This takes away the added stress of trying to find a space.
  • Long Stay is especially for customers that are wanting to leave their car for an extended period of time.
  • Pod Parking is especially for those jetting off from Terminal 5.
  • Valet Parking is especially for travellers wanting the utmost convenience. Simply drop your car off at the Terminal forecourt and have it waiting for you when you arrive.

Our Heathrow Airport to Dubai deals vary from time to time, so book today!

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