There are 3 ways to get from London to Svalbard by plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from London Heathrow, travel  •  11h 48m

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

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Train to London Gatwick, fly, travel  •  11h 7m

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

Train to London Luton, fly, travel  •  13h 42m

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

Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Svalbard is 3131 km.

It takes approximately 11h 48m 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 7h 10m and has one stopover.

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Svalbard is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 7:05 PM in London and 8:05 PM in Svalbard.

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

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £5 - £35.

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Map of how to get from London to Svalbard.
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  • Distance: 3131.3 km
  • Duration: 11h 48m

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

There is no direct connection from London to Svalbard. However, you can take the train to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Longyearbyen, then take the travel to Svalbard. Alternatively, you can take the train to Gatwick Airport, take the walk to London Gatwick airport, fly to Longyearbyen, then take the travel to Svalbard.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Longyearbyen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Longyearbyen via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
12h 52m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Longyearbyen via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
12h 37m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Longyearbyen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Longyearbyen via Bergen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Longyearbyen via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from London Gatwick to Longyearbyen via Paris CDG, Oslo
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from London Gatwick to Longyearbyen via Hamburg, Oslo
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from London Gatwick to Longyearbyen via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from London Gatwick to Longyearbyen via Dusseldorf, Oslo
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from London Gatwick to Longyearbyen via Berlin Tegel, Oslo
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from London Gatwick to Longyearbyen via Munich, Oslo
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from London Luton to Longyearbyen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from London Luton to Longyearbyen via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from London Luton to Longyearbyen via Paris CDG, Oslo
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from London Luton to Longyearbyen via Amsterdam Schiphol, Oslo
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from London Luton to Longyearbyen via Dublin, Oslo
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from London Luton to Longyearbyen via Munich, Oslo
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Luton to Longyearbyen via Budapest, Oslo
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
$18 - $22
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28

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