5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read London road trip tool .

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in October, with highs in London at 61°F and lows at 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 30th (Fri), step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia and then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip tool .

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from London in October: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 56°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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