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London Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our London Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

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Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at London Airport.

What to Expect

  • The London airport has a single, walkable terminal.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.
  • Information on this airport is limited, as we have not received any reviews since 2000. If you have been there recently, please write a review.

Where to Sleep

  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our London Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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London Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, please write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in London Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Best Western London Airport Inn & Suites - (4 minutes from the airport) Closest hotel to the airport. Free airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Motor Court Motel - (6 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Knights Inn London Airport - (7 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotel deals in London on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at the London Airport for 2 hours. Connect to the “Fly London WiFi network”.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside, in the Main Concourse • Airside, inside the departure lounge.
  • Coat Check - Store your winter coat, hat and gloves. See a member of the “On the Fly Staff” once you have passed security. Upon return, clear customs then pick up your items near the Tim Horton’s. Rates: $5.00.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Duty-free alcohol is available for purchase, to international passengers only, at On The Fly.
  • Food & Drinks - Three dining options are available:
    »   Landside: Tim Horton’s (Hours: 5:00AM - 8:30PM).
    »   Airside: On The Fly cafe and bar (Hours: 5:00AM - 8:30PM).
    »   Outside Terminal: Located in the Diamond Flight Centre on Blair Blvd., Katana Cafe offers elegant dining and fine wines with views of the main runway. Hours: Open for breakfast (Sat & Sun only) from 9:00AM - 12:00PM • Lunch is served from 11:00AM - 3:00PM (weekdays) or 12:00PM - 3:00PM (weekends) • Dinner service is available Weds-Sun only from 5:00PM.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - Power outlets are located throughout the terminal. You can also charge your electronics at charging stations located airside in the departures lounge.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open daily from 4:30AM - 12:30AM. Hours of operation may adjust to accommodate flight arrivals and departures.

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As of February 2018, London airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • Air Transat • Sunwing • WestJet.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


City bus service is available to and from the London Ontario Airport (14 connections daily). For fares, routes and schedules, visit the London Transit Commission website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Alamo/National, Avis/Budget, Enterprise and Hertz/Dollar/Thrifty.


Metered taxis are available in the ground transportation area of the airport terminal.

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Last Updated: 21 February 2018

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .