Flights from London to Bogota

London to Bogota

  • London to Bogota is 5,291 miles
  • £513 was the cheapest return price from London to Bogota last month
  • The average flight time from London to Bogota is 10h 25min
  • 1 airline flies direct from London to Bogota
  • There are 7 flights a week from London to Bogota
  • The most popular airline flying from London to Bogota last month was Avianca

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This information is correct as of February 2016

Airlines that fly from London to Bogota

Avianca is the only airline providing direct flights from London to Bogota, Columbia. Flights depart from London Heathrow Airport.

Flights with one connection include Lufthansa flights which stop in Frankfurt, Iberia flights which stop in Madrid and British Airways flight which stop in Miami. All of these airlines also depart from London Heathrow.

Terminal Information

London Heathrow

There are four passenger terminals at London Heathrow. Avianca and Lufthansa flights depart from Terminal 2, British Airways flights depart from Terminal 3 and Iberia flights depart from Terminal 5. Passengers on long haul flights are advised to arrive at the airport at least three hours before their scheduled flight departure time. You’ll find check-in desks for Terminal 2 located on the top floor, desks for Terminal 3 on the ground floor and desks for Terminal 5 on the top floor of the building.

Throughout all terminals at Heathrow, there are excellent passenger facilities. The airport offers a free and unlimited Wi-Fi connection, with a faster service available for a fee. Each terminal is home to a duty free store and a selection of both high street and designer brand shops. There’s a similarly extensive range of eating and drinking outlets, with fast food, gourmet coffee and snacks, pub meals and more refined restaurant cuisine available.

You’ll also find a premium lounge in all three terminals. These lounges are open to all passengers, regardless of airline or class of ticket, for a fee payable in advance online or at the lounge reception on the day. Lounges provide a range of luxury facilities including complimentary refreshments and quiet, comfortable seating areas.

Bogota Airport

Bogota Airport (also known as El Dorado International Airport) is located just west of Bogota city centre. The airport has one terminal for both domestic and international arrivals. In the arrivals hall there’s an information desk, cash machines, a convenience store and a café.

There are a variety of onward travel options to choose from. A free shuttle bus travels between different points in the airport. Passengers can take one of a number of local buses from the airport into the city centre, or can take a taxi from the rank outside the terminal building. Only yellow and white El Dorado taxis are authorised to pick up passengers from the airport and, for their safety, passengers are advised not to accept proposals from third party companies.

Practical Information

British nationals can travel to Colombia without a visa. You’re allowed to stay for up to 90 days as a visitor but may need to provide evidence of return or onward travel upon arrival. You’ll also need a passport valid for at least six months from your date of entry. If you’re planning on staying in Colombia for longer than 90 days, you may be able to extend your stay by applying to the Migracion Colombia immigration office.

What to Expect in Bogota

Bogota experiences consistent temperatures throughout the whole year. The average high is 20°c and the average low is 8°c. Rainfall peaks during April and May, and again during October and November.

The currency in Colombia is the Colombian peso ($). Unlike many neighbouring countries, Colombia doesn’t tend to accept American dollars. The cost of living in Bogota is exceptionally cheap when compared with that of London. You can expect to pay $60,000.00 (£12.50) for a mid-range three course meal for two, $3,000.00 (£0.63) for a half litre of beer, and $1,800.00 (£0.38) for a one way journey on public transport.

Bogota, Columbia is 5 hours behind London.

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