Flights from London Heathrow to Miami

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London Heathrow to Miami

Favourite airline: Virgin Atlantic
Flight tickets on the route London Heathrow – Miami are most frequently booked with Virgin Atlantic.
Virgin Atlantic
29 %
TAP Portugal
16 %
Swiss
10 %
Tip: book 6 days before departure
The best time to find a cheap flight on this route is 6 days before travel. Save up to 38 %.
6 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Thursday
The cheapest ticket prices are available for flights departing on a Thursday.
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are £25.00 more expensive on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
09h 55min
23h 45min
18h 04min
£482
£457
£460
Favourite connection: via Lisbon
On this flight route, flights with a stopover in Lisbon are the most popular.
Route
bookings
1 stopover Lisbon
23h 45min, from £457
31 %
1 stopover Zurich (Zürich)-Kloten
13h 10min, from £461
19 %
1 stopover Madrid Barajas
13h 50min, from £477
15 %

Useful information about the flight from London Heathrow to Miami

A Bright and Fun City

Miami is lively, vibrant and full of energy, with a strong Cuban influence, music and dance are everywhere. Glamour, fashion and parties rule in this cool city.


When to go and what to see

Miami has warm temperatures all year round. However, the best time to go is March till May and take note that June to November is hurricane season. Holidays, festivals and celebrations are when Miami really comes to life. In January, the Orange Bowl Festival is the highlight of the football season with a parade through the city. At the beginning of March, Carnival has processions, parties and parades especially in Little Havana; the highlight is the Calle Ocho, with Salsa dancing on the streets. The 4th of July Independence Day celebrations see the city painted red, white and blue, many residents have the day off work so there is a fantastic atmosphere with lots happening on the beach.


Important information before you go

British passport holders may be eligible for the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP) for visits  up to 90 days, however British passport holders with other nationalities will need a visa (no entry under VWP). Please check prior to travelling. Recommended vaccines include Hepatitis A, Typhus, Tetanus and Diphtheria, check with your doctor first.

Carnival is very popular with tourists, so hotel rooms are booked up quickly during this time - visitors should book well in advance to ensure a reservation and be aware that the city will be very busy.

Eating out is not so cheap, fast food starts from around $7, a meal in a restaurant starts from around $20 and a beer is approximately $5. The Miami time zone is GMT -5 hours.


Transport and accommodation in Miami

Public transport options between Miami airport and downtown include the Miami Metromover (Peoplemover), several metro buses, Metro rail (overground), tri-rail (train) and Greyhound buses. The Metromover is free of charge in the downtown area and a good public transport network covers the entire Miami and South Beach area, as well as the rest of Florida. A single metro rail/bus fare is around $2.25. Taxis are expensive at around $15 for a 3km journey.

Hostels and guesthouses start from around $25 per night in dorms, while double rooms start from approximately $50.

Flight information: London Heathrow - Miami

Outbound and return from £457.05
Flight duration min. 09:50 / max. 10:15
Return flight duration min. 08:20/ max. 08:45
Distance 7117 km
Flights per week 46
Departure airport London Heathrow (LHR)
Arrival airport Miami International Airport, FL (MIA)
Destination country United States