My name is Eric, and I'm new to this forum. I'm also new to traveling internationally (excluding Canada and Mexico).
I will be flying into Heathrow Airport en route to Oslo, Norway for a cruise, on June 13th. I will be leaving Los Angeles, California on Wednesday, June 13th at 9:20 PM PDT, and arriving at Heathrow Airport on Thursday, June 14th, 3:55 PM BST (+1 day).
I then have a 15 hour and 25 minute layover, not departing for Norway until Friday, June 15th, at 7:20 AM BST.
So my question is this: is it plausible to leave Heathrow and explore London during my layover? If so, what are my best options to get into London? Train, tube, taxi?
Also, if anyone has any advice on where to eat/visit, to really make the most of my stay in London, I would greatly appreciate it.
Additionally, what should I be prepared for with customs? Will I need a tourist visa, or will my passport suffice?
What will it be like going back INTO Heathrow Airport as an American citizen? Will I go through any type of customs going INTO the airport, or will I just go about business as normal?
I apologize for my naivety, but I am new at International travel.
Thank you much!!
Recent ActivityView all Europe activity »
- 1 Brother_Printer CONTACT ☎ 1:800:681:7208 Brother Printer Solution
- 2 Drive from Montepulciano to Cinque Terre
- 3 Verona to/around Lake Garda: Sights
- 4 4 Days in Europe! Paris, Lisbon, or...?
- 5 Ireland and Scotland September 2017
- 6 Feedback please on my itinerary Poland and Lithuania
- 7 4 days from/to Zagreb...
- 8 Can you locate this picture in Greece?
- 9 Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia Itinerary July
- 10 15 days in Croatia - Advise Needed
- 11 3 days solo in London
- 12 Train transfer questions and safety - France/NL/Belgium/UK
- 13 Getting out of Glasgow - ideas needed
- 14 Prem fares (again)
- 15 Warning about visa subcontractor VFS Global in Chicago
- 16 Day trips from Seville -Granada, Cadiz&Jerez or white villages
- 17 Where to stay first night near Manchester
- 18 Split, Croatia Itinerary help
- 19 Please help: Swiss Pass/Lucerne/Engadine?
- 20 Chania
- 21 Getting a Russian visa in San Francisco, in person
- 22 Riviera di Ponente in mid October
- 23 Charming hotels in Paris, please help.
- 24 Venice Airport Car Return Center to Water Taxi Shuttle Area
- 25 Does anyone have experience with Lipault luggage?