When you are travelling out of Manchester, you will find that the fastest flight to Armenia is 9h and 40m. The longest flight is 25h and 20m. Those who choose to fly out of London’s Heathrow Airport will find that the shortest flight will be 8h. The longest flight will be 19h and 50m. The main reason that there are discrepancies in flight times, even when the origin city is the same is stopovers. The number of stopovers, as well as how long each of those stopovers are, will add to the time.
Unfortunately, you will not be able to find any direct flights from the UK to Armenia. However, there are many options with one or two stops. When you are heading out from London, you will find an option from Aeroflot that has a single layover in Moscow for 1h and 15m before heading to Armenia. When you are leaving from Manchester to head to Armenia, you will find one-stop and two-stop flight options. Air France offers an option with a single stopover. It takes off from Manchester International and travels to Paris for a 4h and 10m layover before heading into Yerevan Airport.
You will not be able to find any domestic flights in Armenia. This means that most travel will be using the main railway station, Sasuntis Davit Station. Trains can help travellers reach Sevan, Gyumri, and other locations. You will also find an underground system in Yerevan, as well as a public transportation system. Taxis are available in the city centre. In addition, you can find cars with chauffeurs available, but they should always be obtained through hotels or travel agencies.
Although Armenia might be a small country, it has a lot of character and many things for travellers like you to do and enjoy. If you enjoy bird watching, you will want to know that Armenia has 346 out of Europe’s 550 bird species. You might also want to check out the caves of Vayots Dzor, which offers impressive limestone caverns. You can also find caves to explore near Goris. Yerevan is home to a number of different museums and cultural sites including the National Gallery and the State Museum of Armenian History. Travellers might also want to check out Lake Sevan, find places where to hike, and visit Geghard Monastery, which dates to the 13th-century.
UK nationals who will be travelling to Armenia will need to make sure that they have a valid passport. However, you will not need to have a visa for stays up to 180 days. Citizens of the UK will not have to show that they have a return ticket.