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Cheap Flights to Lebanon
|Popular in||July||High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||January||Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop|
|Average price||£494||Average for round-trip flights in July 2020|
|Round-trip from||£208||From London to Beirut|
Cheapest prices for Lebanon flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Lebanon?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - BEY
£257 - £515
17 - 31 °C
0 - 133 mm
When is the best time to book a flight to Lebanon?
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Lebanon, you should look to book at least 60 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Lebanon?
At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Lebanon. Thursday is likely to be the most costly.
What time of day is cheapest to fly to Lebanon?
At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Lebanon trip. A flight at midday will more often than not be of higher cost.
How long is the flight to Lebanon from the UK?
Planning a flight to Lebanon from the UK? You can expect it to take around 5 – 6 hours depending on things like the number of stops along the route, where you fly out of, and the airline that you choose. The primary airport offering flights to Lebanon for UK citizens is London Heathrow Airport, which is the largest and busiest in the country. However, London Luton Airport also serves this route and is less crowded. London Gatwick Airport offers service to Lebanon, and is the second busiest airport in the UK. All flights to Lebanon from the UK will go to Beirut International Airport, also called Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport, which is located to the south of Beirut proper, close to the coast. Note that this is the only operational commercial airport in the nation and the home base for Middle East Airlines.
Which cities offer direct flights to Lebanon from the UK?
The only city in the UK to offer direct flights to Lebanon is London, and the only airport is London Heathrow. However, numerous other cities can provide connecting flights to Lebanon, including Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Birmingham. Note that a single stopover can add several hours to the flight time, with the average being around 8h. Two stops can turn this into a 12h flight or longer. The most common stopover points are Rome, Paris, Amsterdam, and Istanbul, depending on the airline in question.
What is the best way to get around Lebanon?
Getting around Lebanon can be challenging. There are no domestic air services. Minibuses do connect the city of Beirut with outlying areas, and there are both public and privately owned buses on offer. Car and motorcycle rentals are available, but Westerners should be wary, as traffic snarls are common and laws are not well enforced. It is also required that you stop at all military checkpoints and have proper identification ready at all times. Taxis are widely available and many drivers speak English. Note that there are no train services.
What are some things to do in Lebanon?
While getting around the country can be challenging, there are some very rewarding things to explore, from Phoenician and Roman ruins to the Mim Museum and Jeita Grotto. Other popular destinations include Saint Charbel’s Tomb, the National Museum of Beirut, and the Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve, where you can experience the renowned cedars of Lebanon.
Do I need a passport to fly to Lebanon from the UK?
Yes, you’ll need a passport to enter Lebanon and it must be valid for up to three months after your date of entry. You will also need a visa, but tourist visas are free and can be applied for on your arrival. Note that if you overstay your visa, you may need to pay a fine before you are allowed to leave the country.