If you are tired of the weather in Minnesota and would like to travel internationally, London is a great option. With its historical attractions, busy music scene and world-famous galleries, London is a good place to spend a vacation. Let Orbitz.com help you make the trip from Minneapolis to London.
Flights from Minneapolis go through the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. It is located in Hennipen County, less than 10 miles from downtown Minneapolis. To get to the airport, you have several transportation options: taxi service, limousine and shuttle services are available, as well as a car rental drop-off point. You can also use the Metro rail or public bus to get from Minneapolis to the airport. Most airlines have flights which arrive and depart from the airport, including Delta, British Air, Virgin Airways, US Air, American Airlines and United Airlines.
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is divided into two separate Terminals: Terminal 1-Lindbergh and Terminal 2-Humphrey. It is important to determine from which terminal your flight departs, and this information will be included on your ticket. If you need parking, there are two options available: Terminal 1 has covered parking with a rate of $20 per day for ePark members, and $22 a day for regular passengers. Terminal 2 also has parking, at a rate of $14 per day for ePark members and $16 for regular passengers.
If you would like to eat before departing on your trip, there are a variety of cafes, coffee shops and full-service restaurants at the airport. Whether you need a caffeine fix from Caribou Coffee, a sandwich from Arby's or dinner and a drink from Ike's Food and Cocktails, there is something for everyone.
London is the capital of England and part of the British Empire. It is not only home to Queen Elizabeth II and Buckingham Palace, but it is the location of historical landmarks, such as Big Ben. Orbitz.com can help you locate interesting things to see and do while you are in London.
International flights to London arrive at Heathrow International Airport, which is located 15 miles from central London. There are several options to get from the airport to London. The fastest method is by train. The Heathrow Express can get you to London in 15 minutes and costs Â£18, or $29. You also have the option of taking the London Underground, which takes less than an hour and costs Â£5, or $8. In addition, you can take a taxi or use a car service.
London experiences all four seasons, so you will want to adjust your clothing based on when you visit. The warmest months are July and August, when the average temperature reaches just above 70 degrees Fahrenheit. The coldest months are November through February, where temperatures reach the high 40s. Those months also happen to be the months London experiences the most rain, although it is advised you bring rain gear no matter when you plan your visit.
Once you are settled into your accommodations, there are plenty of things to see and experience while in London. You can view the changing of the guard, view art in locations such as the Courtauld Gallery and the National Gallery, catch a performance of Les Miserables or The Lion King or learn about British history from visits to the Royal Air Force Museum, the Imperial War Museum or the Churchill War Rooms. Orbitz.com can help you choose sites and attractions that will fit any budget.
When you are ready to leave the city of Minneapolis to explore London, England, let Orbitz.com be your travel planner. We can help you plan the trip, from airfare to hotel reservations and the itinerary, helping you create memories of your travels from Minneapolis to London that will last a lifetime.
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