No turning back now – we just booked our tickets from the US to England! We picked a departure date of Wednesday the 15th of May, giving us plenty of time to get ready, sell our stuff, and visit friends and family.
We’ll be departing from Raleigh/Durham International (RDU) on a Canadair CRJ-700, laying over in New York for about 5 hours, then continuing on to London Heathrow (LHR) in a Airbus A330. For those interested in trip’s duration:
- Flight Duration: 8hr 45min
- Layover Time: 4hr 50min
- Total Trip Time: 13hr 35m
The longest leg of our flight will be about 7 hours, during which we’ll be able to get some sleep. After the plane wakes up and then attendants serve breakfast, we’ll be landing at 10:30 am local time in London. Talk about a great way to start the day!
For those of you on the East Coast of the US, local time in London is 5 hours ahead of your local time. From the West Coast of the US, it’s 8 hours ahead. Staying in touch by phone may be a little difficult until we get the hang of it.
Next up: booking a hostel in London.