Arriving in London

  1. Heathrow Airport

    London’s main airport is 15 miles (24 km) west of central London. The Heathrow Express train to Paddington is the quickest way into the centre, taking 15 to 20 minutes. Trains run from 5am until about 11pm daily. Taxis take an hour or more, depending on traffic, and are very expensive. Cheap options include the tube (Piccadilly line) or National Express coach into the centre.

    Heathrow information

    Aeroplane, Heathrow Airport
  2. Gatwick Airport

    London’s second airport is 31 miles (50 km) south of the centre, on the Surrey-Sussex border. The Gatwick Express train runs every 15 ...

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