West Virginia travel advice

Explore our complete guide to West Virginia with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for West Virginia.

West Virginia travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to West Virginia with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

West Virginia - quick facts
Flight time 11 hours
Time difference UK -5 hours
Language(s) English
Currency US Dollar
Electricity A + B plug (120V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

Why visit West Virginia?

Considering a holiday to the West Virginia? Here are some of the very good reasons it makes such a wonderful holiday destination be it for culture or nature to ensure you get the most out of your 2024/2025 escape.

  • Culture vultures
  • Nature lovers - nature & wildlife

West Virginia tourist information

✝ = Typical flight time from the UK and visa requirements for UK travellers.

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West Virginia weather

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West Virginia travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting West Virginia from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around West Virginia.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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West Virginia travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to West Virginia with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in West Virginia, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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West Virginia covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in West Virginia with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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West Virginia FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to West Virginia including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to West Virginia due to Covid-19?

West Virginia is open to fully vaccinated travellers only from the UK.

Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK.

Check out West Virginia Department of Health for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from the USA?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from the USA. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to West Virginia from the UK?

The flight time to West Virginia from the UK is typically 11 hours.

Flights to West Virginia

What is the time difference between West Virginia and the UK?

The time difference between West Virginia and the UK is UK time-5 hours.

What is the main language spoken in West Virginia?

The main language spoken in West Virginia is English.

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What is the currency in West Virginia?

The currency in West Virginia is the US Dollar (USD).

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Which plugs are used in West Virginia?

West Virginia uses electrical plug type A + B (120 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in West Virginia?

They drive on the right side of the road in West Virginia.

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Do you need a visa for West Virginia?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter West Virginia.

Check West Virginia visa requirements for all passport holders with iVisa.com*.

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