Flights from Ireland West Airport Knock to London Heathrow
Flight information Ireland West Airport Knock to London Heathrow
Average flight time, total distance 625 kilometres
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Flights from Knock to London Heathrow
This information is correct as of June 2016
Airlines that fly from Knock to London
Flybe and British Airways have connecting flights from Knock Airport to London Heathrow. Flights usually connect through Edinburgh or Manchester.
If you’d like to get a direct flight to London from Knock Airport, consider flying to Stansted, Luton or Gatwick.
Terminal Information - Departing
Knock is one of the main airports in west Ireland, servicing Sligo, Castlebar, Donegal and Galway. It’s a small airport, with very little traffic. Queues departing from the airport are not likely.
There are a handful of places to eat in Knock Airport. Danann’s Café & Bar is perfect for pre-security snacks, whereas eatwest and barwest provide great meals, drinks and desserts airside.
There is a Travel Shop, Newsagents and small duty free selection on the other side of security too. This is where you can pick up a bottle of water or a newspaper for your flight.
Knock also have an Executive Lounge for business travelers. It only costs €20 to access the lounge on the day, which buys you light refreshments, access to an analogue TV, and newspapers. Free Wifi is available throughout Knock Airport.
Knock currently charge a €10 Airport Development Fee at check-in. This fee goes towards the development of the airport’s facilities. Knock Airport provide more information on the Fee, and how it is used, here.
Terminal Information - Arriving
London Heathrow is one of the busiest airports in the UK, channeling more than 200,000 passengers per day. There are 5 terminals in London Heathrow, and British Airways/Flybe flights arrive into Terminal 5.
When it comes to food, you’re spoilt for choice in Heathrow. There’s a Costa, Nero, Carluccio’s, M&S Simply Food, and Giraffe. There’s also a WHSmith and Travelex.
How to get from London Heathrow to London
The fastest way to get to London is by using the Heathrow Express. This is a train that departs every 15 minutes from Heathrow towards London Paddington. The first train of the day is 05:07 (from Heathrow Terminal 5) and the last is at 23:58. A single fare costs £27, and a return costs £41. You can save money on these fares by booking online.
The best way to get to London is by using the tube. There is an underground station in London Heathrow Terminal 5, which you will be able to follow the signs for once you come into the arrivals hall. A one way ticket from Zone 5 (Heathrow) to Zone 1 (Central London) costs £6.00, and a day ticket costs £17.20 (you can use this on all London trains and buses). If you are staying in London, buying an Oyster Cardwill save you a third on fares around the city. You can buy these at Heathrow Terminal 5.
Buses and coaches are the cheapest way to get into London, but they do take much longer. You can expect the journey to take between 40 and 80 minutes, depending on what time you depart. Fares start at £5 with National Express, but ticket prices do vary depending on when you book.
Taxis are always available outside Heathrow Airport too. The cheapest way to get a transfer to the city centre is to book in advance, which guarantees your lift when you arrive. The taxi fare from London Heathrow to London Central can cost anywhere between £46 and £87, depending on what time you ride, what time you book and how big your cab is.
You will need your passport for this flight, and all liquids need to be bagged inside a clear, resealable plastic bag.
You need to arrive at least 90 minutes prior to your flight at Knock Airport.
It’s also worth bearing in mind London use Pounds. You can withdraw these from the ATM or exchange cash at Travelex once you arrive.
What to expect in London
London is one of the most expensive cities in the world, so it’s no surprise you’ll be paying far more for your pint here than in Knock. Prices for everyday items like water, coffee or meals out are around 25% more than they are in the West of Ireland. If you head to a standard restaurant you can expect to pay £10 (€13+) for a main course, and a coffee costs anywhere between £2.50 and £4 (there are some very trendy coffee bars here!).
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