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There are 6 ways to get from London to Svalbard by plane or train

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  10h 42m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Longyearbyen (LYR) LHR - LYR

$195 - $524

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Fly from London City  •  18h 59m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Longyearbyen (LYR) LCY - LYR

$291 - $866

Train to Manchester, fly  •  15h 57m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Wilmslow
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Longyearbyen (LYR) MAN - LYR

$397 - $1,186

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Longyearbyen (LYR) LGW - LYR

$302 - $1,241

Fly from London Stansted  •  11h 35m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Longyearbyen (LYR) STN - LYR

$302 - $1,147

Train to London Luton, fly  •  14h 45m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Longyearbyen (LYR) LTN - LYR

$364 - $1,000

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Svalbard and Jan Mayen

There is widespread community transmission globally.
We have received no reports of travel restrictions in Svalbard and Jan Mayen. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Lockdown measures are currently in place for United Kingdom. Leaving United Kingdom may be in violation of local restrictions.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for United Kingdom

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Svalbard and Jan Mayen relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Svalbard and Jan Mayen, please check government recommendations.

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Svalbard and Jan Mayen. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Svalbard and Jan Mayen, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: March 2 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Svalbard is to fly which costs £130 - £370 and takes 10h 42m.

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The fastest way to get from London to Svalbard is to train and fly which takes 9h 38m and costs £210 - £900.

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The distance between London and Svalbard is 3033 km.

It takes approximately 10h 42m to get from London to Svalbard, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Longyearbyen Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 30m and has one stopover.

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Svalbard is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 3:22 AM in London and 4:22 AM in Svalbard.

Eurowings, KLM, British Airways and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Longyearbyen Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Svalbard. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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Map of how to get from London to Svalbard.
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  • Distance: 3032.7 km
  • Duration: 10h 42m

What companies run services between London, England and Svalbard, Svalbard and Jan Mayen?

British Airways, Scandinavian Airlines and four other airlines fly from London Paddington to Longyearbyen 4 times a day.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Longyearbyen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Longyearbyen via Hamburg, Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Longyearbyen via Frankfurt, Oslo
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Longyearbyen via Berlin Brandenburg Apt, Oslo
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Longyearbyen via Prague, Oslo
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Longyearbyen via Munich, Oslo
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Longyearbyen via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Longyearbyen via Amsterdam Schiphol, Oslo
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from London City to Longyearbyen via Dusseldorf, Oslo
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from London City to Longyearbyen via Frankfurt, Oslo
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from London City to Longyearbyen via Warsaw Chopin, Oslo
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from London City to Longyearbyen via Berlin Brandenburg Apt, Oslo
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from London City to Longyearbyen via Amsterdam Schiphol, Oslo
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Longyearbyen via London Heathrow, Oslo
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Longyearbyen via Frankfurt, Oslo
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Manchester to Longyearbyen via Amsterdam Schiphol, Oslo
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Longyearbyen via Bergen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from London Gatwick to Longyearbyen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from London Gatwick to Longyearbyen via Stavanger, Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from London Gatwick to Longyearbyen via Bergen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from London Gatwick to Longyearbyen via Berlin Brandenburg Apt, Oslo
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from London Stansted to Longyearbyen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from London Stansted to Longyearbyen via Frankfurt, Oslo
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from London Stansted to Longyearbyen via Berlin Brandenburg Apt, Oslo
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from London Stansted to Longyearbyen via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from London Luton to Longyearbyen via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from London Luton to Longyearbyen via Amsterdam Schiphol, Oslo
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from London Luton to Longyearbyen via Krakow, Oslo
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from London Luton to Longyearbyen via Copenhagen, Oslo, Tromso
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London City to Longyearbyen via Amsterdam Schiphol, Oslo
Ave. Duration
16h 12m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Longyearbyen via Riga, Oslo
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Manchester to Longyearbyen via Amsterdam Schiphol, Oslo
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from London Luton to Longyearbyen via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from London Luton to Longyearbyen via Budapest, Oslo
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from London Luton to Longyearbyen via Paris CDG, Oslo
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
$20 - $25
East Midlands Railways

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