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Flights to the UK

Take to the skies and head to the UK to explore what makes it so iconic, from standing at the gates of Buckingham Palace in London, to adventuring in mountain peaks in the Scottish Highlands. There’s so much to see and do, and with Virgin Atlantic flights from the USA to Scotland and England, it really couldn’t be easier.

A trip to the UK is as easy as 1-2-3

For fully vaccinated travellers, whose final destination is the UK, there is no hotel quarantine, no self isolation and no day 8 PCR test required. Just follow the steps below and be sure to read the full advice here.

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Step 1

3 days pre-departure

Take pre-departure Covid test

Step 2

2 days pre-departure

Fill out passenger locator form with details of your pre-booked day 2 PCR test

Step 3

On or before day 2

Take PCR test in the UK

You must not have been in a red list country in the 10 days before you arrive in England. Your final destination is the UK -  meaning you are not taking connecting flights that leave the UK. Day 2 test must be purchased before travel. You must read our full advice before booking and travelling to the UK. For details on return travel to the USA please read our travel advice.

When you think of the UK, what comes to mind? Fish and chips? Red double-decker buses? Cups of tea? Well, those are just a few of the things that makes Britain, well, British.

There are the iconic cities like London (think Buckingham Palace, theatre performances, the London Eye, pub roast dinners) and Manchester (think football matches, amazing shopping and a great music scene). But there’s also so much more – there’s lakes, mountains, and sandy beaches all across the country. And that’s just the start.

Our flights from the USA to four UK destinations open up a whole range of options. So, what are you waiting for? Hop on over the Atlantic Ocean for a great British adventure.

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UK destinations


Take a direct Virgin Atlantic flight to London from 11 different US gateways and discover a city steeped in culture and history.

London destination guide


Take a Virgin Atlantic flight to Manchester from Atlanta, Boston, Las Vegas, New York, Orlando, and Los Angeles. Experience great food, live music, and sport in a city with a proud and important history.

Manchester destination guide

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Take a flight on our partner Delta to Edinburgh and explore the castles, lakes, and distilleries of Scotland.

Edinburgh destination guide


It's a brilliant time to grab a flight to Scotland. Glasgow is taking 'regeneration' to a whole new level.

Glasgow destination guide

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