Fly from London to Porto
London Heathrow Airport
London Heathrow Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. You can book low-cost flights from London to any city in the world through Orbitz.com. London Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom. It is located west of central London and offers direct and connecting flights to locations throughout the world. The major airlines that service Heathrow Airport include Air Canada, Air France, Air China, American Airlines, Australian Airlines and British Airways. You can book flights on these, and many other airlines that fly out of this airport, on Orbitz.com.
Parking at Heathrow Airport
London Heathrow Airport has long-term and short-term parking lots. Long-term parking is available at Terminal 1, Terminal 3 and Terminal 4 and costs Â£17.90 per day. Short-term parking is available at every terminal and is free for the first 15 minutes. You are then charged Â£2.80 per hour. Each parking lot has shuttle services that travelers can use to get to the airport's main entrance.
London Ground Transportation
London has public busses, trams, a light rail service and a heavy rail service. London's transport system serves every area of the city and provides services directly to London Heathrow Airport. There are complimentary shuttle services available that take travelers from bus and rail stops close to the airport right to the ticket gates. There are also taxi services available to travelers as well. If you are flying into London and need transportation, book a rental car in advance on Orbitz.com.
Airport Dining Facilities
There are many places to dine in London Heathrow Airport, including Coffee Republic, The Bridge Bar, The Skylark and Bagel Street. Krispy Kreme, TGI Friday's and Starbucks are also located in the dining area. Always use Orbitz.com to find great sales on flights from London, and arrive to the airport early enough to grab a snack and relax before your trip.
Porto Airport Information
The Francisco Sa Carneiro International Airport is the primary airport serving Portugal's greater Porto region. When you use Orbitz.com, you will be able to choose cheap flights to Porto from any of the major domestic and international air passenger carriers that service the airport. The Porto airport is situated roughly seven miles north of Porto's city center, with easy access via Route A4.
Ground Transportation in Porto
Once you land at Porto airport, you will find several choices for transportation into the city. The Metro's purple line will take you directly to the airport, or you can pick up one of the public buses for easy transport. Taxis are an efficient way to get to the airport. Expect the ride to take 20 to 30 minutes and cost between â‚¬20 and 30. If you have a late-night or early-morning flight, note that the fares go up by 20 percent between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. If you use Orbitz.com to find low-fare flights to Porto, you might save enough money to warrant hiring a private car service or renting a car to keep you mobile during your stay.
Porto Area Weather Information
Porto's climate is generally mild, with winter temperatures averaging between the high 30s and mid-50s. Summers are balmy, with average temperatures that rarely exceed 80 degrees Fahrenheit. To accommodate fluctuating temperatures, be sure to pack plenty of lightweight clothing that you can layer.
What to Do in Porto
One of the best ways to see the Porto area is by taking a Segway, bike or walking tour. Bluedragon City Tours arranges eco-guided and sightseeing tours.Start at the city's historic center, and work your way along the Douro river to the Gaia beaches. If you have specific sights you want to see, Bluedragon can arrange a custom tour. Enjoy your stay, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to find cheap flights to Porto.
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