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The cultural hub of Texas

Famous for its five missions and for the infamous battle of the Alamo, San Antonio is a real mix of Hispanic and German heritage. With al fresco dining, a European-style riverwalk and sound of mariachis in the air, it’s a colourful and diverse city.

Essential information for San Antonio

Local time


USA flag
American English


US Dollar $
Official currency of the United States

Flight information

13h 30m
Dallas (DFW)
Indirect flight

Flight Schedule

  • Virgin Atlantic fly daily to Atlanta from Heathrow then connect onward to Dallas
are our main partner airline

Do I need a VISA?

Yes. You'll need to obtain approval no less than 72 hours prior to travel to the US via the ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) scheme.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Sightseeing ideas

San Antonio is a real mix of cultures with a strong Hispanic and German heritage. Visit the River Walk for restaurants, outdoor entertainment at the Arneson River Theatre, and shops. It’s also the site of the Battle of the Alamo, which played a pivotal role in Texas.