Tourist visits to Great Britain from Europe 2018, by region of destination

This statistic shows the number of inbound visits from Europe to Great Britain in 2018, by region visited. Around 22.75 million trips were made by European travelers to England in 2018, over half of which were to London; Visits to the capital city exceeded 11.8 million in 2018. The main purpose of trips to London were for leisure reasons such as vacation travel or visiting friends and relatives.

Number of visits to Great Britain from Europe in 2018, by region visited*

Number of visits in thousands
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Release date

May 2019


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period


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* Europe refers to the European Union member states, as well as Russia and Turkey.

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