Flying from India to the UK in 2022? Know about Travel and Vaccination Requirements

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Sristy Sharma
Updated on Apr 18, 2022 12:54 PM IST

Planning to fly to the UK for your higher studies in 2022? You have arrived at the right place. Read below to find out all the travel rules and compulsory vaccine regulations that you need to follow as an Indian International student flying to the UK.

Flying from India to the UK in 2022? Know about Travel and Vaccination Requirements

Latest Update(April 18, 2022): From March 18, 2022, all travel restrictions and requirements related to Covid-19 in the UK were removed. The remaining restrictions were removed before the Easter holidays. The country is attempting to take measures to live with Covid-19. They will continuously monitor the new variants that might come in the future and deploy measures to combat the same. Indian students who are flying tostudy in the United Kingdomcan help themselves by being aware of certain important pointers.

Also Read:Ukraine-Returned Indian MBBS Students Stage Protest in Delhi on April 17

Vaccination and UK Immigration

The country is accepting both Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Indians within its borders. Now the unvaccinated people do not require to take a pre-departure test and a day 2 post-arrival test.

Rulesfor IndianStudentsFlying to the UK

The UK is one of the first countries to ease the travel restrictions. These rules are applicable to all irrespective of the vaccination status.When the Indian and other internationalstudents travel to the UK, they do not need to

  • Complete a UK passenger locator form.
  • Take a Covid test before they arrive or after they arrive.
  • Quarantine after they arrive.

However, the travel hub or transport provider and transport venue may have Covid-19 rules and guidance. For example, passengers might need to wear masks or face covering while traveling.

Additional Information and Precautions for Students Flying to the UK

Recommended Precautions

  • Keep yourself always up to date with the latest information. Keep checking gov.uk website or Collegedekho News section for regular updates

  • Check the place where you intend to stay on arrival for its distance from your institution andairport

  • Check the transport means available, public or private

  • Check and compare fares

  • Check for the local departmental and supply stores and whether they provide home delivery services

  • Check the available flights on your intended travel date(s)

  • Check duration and routes of available flights

  • Compare prices and facilities provided by the flights

  • Check for Baggage Allowance provided by the flights and the surcharge for extra baggage or luggage.

Best Airlines To Travel

  • British Airways

  • Air India

  • Emirates

Flight Duration

  • Direct: 8hrs 50min

  • Layoffs in between: as per the schedule set by the passenger

Also Read:US Universities Reinstate Mask Policies as Covid-19 Cases Increase

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