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Greater London travel advice
Explore our complete guide to Greater London with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Greater London.
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Greater London travel guide - essential info
Below is a beginner's guide to Greater London with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.
|Greater London - quick facts
|UK +0 hours
|G plug (230V)
Recommended for Greater London
Greater London weather
|Maximum daytime temperature °C
|Hours of sunshine (daily)
|Days with some rainfall
The Greater London weather guide shows long term monthly averages for London.
Greater London travel advice
Check the latest travel advice on visiting Greater London from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.
- Irish traveller advice for Greater London - Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland
- Canadian travel advice for Greater London - Government of Canada
- US travel advisories for Greater London - US Department of State
- Safe travel advisories for Greater London - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand
- Smarter traveller advice for Greater London - Department of Foreign Affairs, Australia
Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Greater London.
Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
FCDO travel advice
Greater London travel health
Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Greater London with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.
- Vaccines & medicines for Greater London - CDC
- Health & vaccinations for Greater London - TravelHealthPro, NaTHNac
- How to stay safe & healthy in Greater London - Fit for Travel, Public Health Scotland
Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Greater London, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.
Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Greater London covid live updates
Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Greater London with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.
- Travellers' health for Greater London - UK Health Security Agency
- Coronavirus timeline in Greater London - Coronalevel.com
- Latest info on travel to Greater London - Department for Transport for England
Greater London FAQs
Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Greater London including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.
What is the time difference between Greater London and the UK?
The time difference between Greater London and the UK is UK time+0 hours.
What is the main language spoken in Greater London?
What is the currency in Greater London?
Which plugs are used in Greater London?
Greater London uses electrical plug type G (230 Volts).
Which side of the road do they drive on in Greater London?
They drive on the left side of the road in Greater London.
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