London Layover Tours – A Guide to Tours from Heathrow, Gatwick and City Airport

Have you ever had to spend time at the airport and wished you could go outside and enjoy visiting a city instead of just waiting for your next flight?

Well, great news! If you have a stopover of over 5 hours or more at an airport, the Magical Tours brand offers a fantastic range of London Layover Tours to help make the most of a layover opportunity:

If you are arriving at one of the London airports, London Magical Tours will collect your party directly from your terminal of arrival and return you directly to your terminal of departure at the end following your guided tour, with no hassles or worries. London Magical Tours offer Tours from Heathrow Airport as well as Tours from Gatwick Airport. Whats more, as the original founders of layover tours, a wide range of sightseeing experiences are available with collection and return to the major train station,  including St. Pancras and the Eurostar trains, Victoria Station in London as well as Gare Du Nord in Paris. Visitors with sightseeing requirements from the UK cruise ports can also be accommodated, including Southampton, Dover, Portsmouth and Harwich.

 

Here are a few essential things to consider on your next layover:

Luggage: Carry on luggage can be brought on board tours. Larger checked luggage will usually be handled by your airline and sent to your final destination, it is worth checking this ahead of time with your airline. Larger pieces of luggage can also be taken on to the touring vehicle if requested in advance.

– Visas:  Most countries benefit from the visa waiver scheme, which makes a layover in London a breeze. As an example, we receive many visitors from the USA on a daily basis as part of our London Layover Tours; simply complete a landing card which you hand in on arrival to London.

– Time: As long as you have a at least a gap of a few hours or more during your layover stop, there will be an opportunity to go on a sightseeing tour. The longer the better!

– Relaxation: That’s the best part: just bring yourself, your friends and put your feet up! Travelling can be a stressful time but it doesn’t have to be when you are with experts; exploring a city is great fun and Magical Tours are there to help make every bit of your travel an enjoyable one that you won’t forget.

As the original founders of layover tours, the Magical Tours brand are proud of the fact that they have never had a client miss their flight when on a layover. It is quite remarkable how much of a city can be seen when you are visiting with an experienced expert: make the most of the opportunity and avoid what would otherwise be an ordinary airport experience.

If you wish to make your next layover a truly magical one, contact London Magical Tours.


Tours from Heathrow Airport

 

Passing through London Heathrow Airport and wishing to make the most of your time?

At London Magical Tours we receive thousands of happy guests each month from the London Airports who opt to visit the capital and the surrounding cities while on transit, instead of staying stuck at the airport.

As the original founders of Layover Tours, London Magical Tours are the specialists to help make the most of this opportunity. Our tours from Heathrow Airport offer complete peace of mind for the weary traveler. Forget rushing or having to learn how to navigate the largest city in Europe in the fear of missing your connecting flight.

With our Layover Tours from Heathrow Airport, your experience begins on landing. Your party is met at the arrivals hall straight after coming off your flight. After the tour you are returned directly to your departure terminal to continue with your journey, without any worries or concerns: the perfect way to discover the best of London and the UK.

Click on the link above to see a video review kindly provided by some of our recent guests, in their own words. No gimmicks or reading from a script. Just an example of the level of feedback we receive from guests on our tours from the London airports.

Heathrow Airport Terminals

London Magical Tours’ trips are all available directly from any of the terminals at Heathrow Airport. The terminals at Heathrow are numbered 1 through to 5. Collection is included from your arrival terminal, with the tour finishing at your departure terminal of you to continue with your journey.

 

Enjoy the comfort and safety of a London Magical Tour during your next stopover at Heathrow Airport – layovers can actually be a lot of fun!


London Layover Tours from Heathrow, Gatwick and City Airport

Missionary group enjoying afternoon tea during a London layover

Missionary group enjoying afternoon tea during a London layover

Looking for ideas to spend the time during a layover at the London airports?

Our award winning London Tours from Heathrow Airport offer the opportunity to visit one of the world’s most important cities direct from the moment you land in London. Our Layover Tours are widely recommended by national and international media. Here’s just a recent example from the Washington Post.

As the Founders of Layover Tours we know how important your time is when flying through the capital: we are there to help you maximise this to its best. Forget all the problems of arriving into a new city – leave the hassle to us. A professional London guide and a qualified licensed chauffeur. With collection directly from your terminal arrival and return in time for your outbound departure, why not turn your next London layover into a real experience of sightseeing and discovery!

Want to know more information on the logistics – terminals, what happens to your luggage? Read our helpful London Layover Guide articles:

Lugagge On A London Layover

Which Terminal at Heathrow Airport

Every day we received hundreds of happy visitors from all corners of the globe travelling through London’s airports. Their thoughts and comments are featured across the London Magical Tours blog. Also click on the video link below to hear other visitors talk about their Layover Tour experiences with us:



Next time you are flying through London don’t forget that there’s so much more to do than just sit waiting at the airport- make the most of the opportunity with a Layover Tour with London Magical Tours.


Magical London Tours from the Airports

As the founders of the layover tour we understand how important your time is while on transit. Why not make the most of your layover and escape the airport!

Even if you only have a few hours in between your flights and would like a London Tour from Heathrow (or Gatwick Airport/ Eurostar St. Pancras), we are here to make sure you have a fantastic time in London.

What’s more you will be provided with your very own London Magical Tours team of Professional Private Guide  and an additional Qualified Chauffeur- an exclusive service designed just for you.

Come and find out why so many clients are overwhelmed by how much of London they get to see during the time they would otherwise have spent at the airport. Whether you would like a London tour from the airport or a tour of the surrounding cities such as Oxford and Windsor – we are here to turn a layover into a bonus trip you won’t forget!


London Airport Guide – Luggage on Layovers

Tour Visitors with Luggage

Tour Visitors with Luggage

Passengers with layovers in London will normally have their luggage sent to their final destination from their original airport of departure. This will however depend on whether your flights into and out of London are from the same airport:

London Layovers: Arriving and Departing from the SAME Airport

Passengers on layover tours arriving and departing from the same London airport will normally have their luggage sent to their final destination from their airport of origin. Passengers are welcome to bring their carry on hand luggage on board the tour.

For example:

A layover in London in between flights from Dallas Fortworth, Texas, USA to Johannesburg, South Africa connecting at London Heathrow. Luggage will be sent directly from Dallas to Johannesburg.

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