Escape the Airport: See London On Your Layover

Iconic sights, hidden gems and maybe even time for afternoon tea.

  • (2 reviews)
  • Private &
  • 6 hours
  •  From £134.50 GBP per person
  • Walking
  • Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.

What you’ll do

Forget the layover blues - get out of the airport and into the streets of London with one of our hosts who will show you snippets of the city through a local lens while you wait for your next flight. Tailored to fit your time, budget and interests, see the city's most famous attractions or discover pockets of London that you have never seen before. Time is of the essence and, while you may not be able to see it all, your host will help you make the most of your time. You could squeeze in some last-minute sightseeing, taking in the wonders of Westminster, the London Eye and Trafalgar Square, or you could explore a neighborhood, where there are markets, unique boutiques and quirky independent venues galore. If you have a long flight ahead of you and you’re not looking forward to the in-flight meals (who is?), your host can take you somewhere to enjoy a delicious meal together. After all, good food tastes even better with good company. So don’t waste a single second mooching about at the airport, get out there and see some of what London has to offer!

Our Picks

  • Don't waste your layover in London waiting at the airport!

  • Squeeze in some sightseeing and visit the highlights without stressing about missing your flight

  • Swap boring old airport food for an authentic local meal (yum) with great company

  • With a host’s savvy, you’ll get exactly want out of your time in London, be it shopping, eating, exploring or ticking off some famous sights - day or night

  • Allow your host to personalize an experience that fits your schedule and whets your appetite for London

Good to know

What’s included
  • A totally private and personalized itinerary
  • 6 hours with a host - this can be customized to suit your layover (which includes travel time but we'll make sure things run on schedule)
  • Pick up from Heathrow or Gatwick Airport and drop off at train terminal that gets you back to the airport
  • Airport transfers via Heathrow or Gatwick Express
  • Walking experience (good to stretch out those legs)
What’s not included
  • Food and drink
  • Additional transport costs
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Gratuities
Cancellation Policy

Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

How it works

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The fun bit

Spend time in the city with your carefully
selected host. You have an itinerary but it’s
unscripted so it’s up to you and your host
where you go and what you do.

This experience’s reviews


4.7 average | 3 reviews

March 2019

Layover Tour

Chris was a phenomenal host for our few hours in London. Gave us the historical tour we were looking for. It was the perfect introduction to London with a great guide.

Review by Ellen L


5 average | 8 reviews

September 2017


Thank you!!

Review by Alexa W

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