Getting to London



London's main airport is London Heathrow, to the west of London. It's a 15 minute journey to London Paddington Railway station, or you can also reach Central London via the Piccadilly line Underground.

To the South is London's second airport, Gatwick, conveniently located halfway between London and the South coast city of Brighton. It's a 30min train journey to London Victoria railway station from Gatwick. Direct rail services are also provided to London Bridge, London Blackfriars and London St Pancras International rail stations.

Stansted Airport is North East of London, with a 45 min train connection to London Liverpool Street Station. Stansted is home to many budget airlines such as Easyjet and Ryanair.

Luton Airport is North of London. There is a shuttle bus to a nearby railway station which has trains to  London Bridge, London Blackfriars and London St Pancras International.

London City Airport is in the East of London and is the closest airport to the Central London and the Olympic Park (15 mins). There are daily scheduled flights from all over Europe landing at London City.

London Southend Airport has scheduled flights with Easyjet, with good rail connections to Stratford (for the Olympic Park) and London Liverpool Street.



Visitors from Western Europe may find it more convenient to connect with the Eurostar Rail Service in Brussels, Lille or Paris. The Eurostar arrives at London St Pancras International rail station. If you want to bring your car, check out Eurotunnel.



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There are Eurolines coach services from all over Europe, most of which terminate at London Victoria Coach Station.