Flights from London to Buenos Aires

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London to Buenos Aires

  • £660 was the cheapest return price from London to Buenos Aires last month
  • Buenos Aires is served by 2 airports. These are Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini.
  • The most popular airline flying from London to Buenos Aires last month was British Airways
  • The average flight time from London to Buenos Aires is 12h 50min
  • 1 airline flies direct from London to Buenos Aires
  • There are 7 flights a week from London to Buenos Aires
  • London to Buenos Aires is 6,936 miles

This information is correct as of December 2015

Airlines that fly from London to Buenos Aires

British Airways fly direct from London-Heathrow to Buenos Aires-Ezeiza. This is currently the only direct flight from London to Buenos Aires.

Terminal Information – Departing

This is only a guideline. Always check your boarding pass for up-to-date terminal information.

British Airways flights usually depart from Terminal 5. Check your boarding card before heading to the airport: the Piccadilly Line and the Heathrow Express run different trains to Terminals 4 and 5, which have separate stops. Check that the train you board is definitely going to Terminal 5 before boarding, and double-check that this is where you want to be. Terminal 5 itself is a modern and spacious place to while away a few hours. There are plenty of designer stores, including Burberry and Bottega Veneta, where you can make the most of duty free shopping. A fine array of restaurants, including Gordon Ramsay's Plane Food and Carluccios, mean that you don't need to fly on an empty stomach. There's also an executive lounge, if you really want to travel in style.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Ezeiza International Airport is about 20 miles away from the city centre. Taxis, buses and coaches all run between the airport and city centre. The safest and easiest way to reach the city is by taxi. Expect to pay about 250* pesos for the trip into town. Alternatively you can take public transport. Manuel Tienda León coaches will take you to Retiro for 130* pesos, and from there you can decant onto a smaller bus which will take you on to your final destination. You can buy your ticket inside the airport at the appropriate desk. Public buses are not recommended for first-time visitors and those who don't know their way around the city. The journey can take up to two hours.

Practical Information

You don't need a visa to visit Argentina as a tourist for stays of 90 days or less. You might need to provide proof of onward travel upon arrival, so be organised and book those flights asap. If you're planning to work in Buenos Aires you will need to contact the embassy for visa information.

What to expect in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is three hours behind London and the currency is the peso ($). Summer falls during our winter, and their winter falls during our summer. The hottest month in Buenos Aires is January, with an average temperature of 25°C. In July you can expect an average temperature of 12°C: not exactly freezing, and certainly still pleasant for sightseeing. Buenos Aires is much cheaper than London, so you can live like a king during your stay.

*Prices subject to change

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