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This budget airline is launching new routes from London to two European hotspots

With tickets starting from just £35

Ed Cunningham
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Ed Cunningham
News Editor, Time Out UK and Time Out London
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If you live in London and want to jet off on a trip, there are very, very few places you can’t get to. Thanks to our city’s several massive airports (plus sea options at ports and rail routes from St Pancras), not many destinations are out of reach. Lucky us, eh? 

And now there are even more options if you’re after a budget-conscious trip. Affordable carrier Vueling has announced more routes from London Heathrow to two European city destinations. 

The new routes will go from LHR to Barcelona El Prat and Paris Orly. The idea behind the services is to offer more alternatives to two of Europe’s most popular city break destinations.

Any keen aviation geek readers will know that Vueling already runs quite a few flights between London and Barcelona. The budget airline currently flies eight daily services from Gatwick, though these are its first from Heathrow. It’ll run a total of ten daily flights between the UK and Catalan capitals.

Vueling will be the only operator of a route from Heathrow to Paris Orly, though, of course, plenty of other operators serve Orly from London’s other airports. Running once daily, Vueling’s LHR to ORY will arrive in plenty of time for the Paris Olympics this summer.

Tickets for the LHR route to Barcelona El Prat start from around £34.99 one-way, with Paris Orly from £39.99. Flights are on sale now and kick-off on April 7. You can find out more on the Vueling website here.

The list of destinations served by London’s airports is changing all the time. In recent news at Time Out, we covered how the capital will soon be directly linked to the Faroe Islands, plus how the ‘world’s best airline’ is launching new routes from the city.

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