Transport to and from Central London
From and to Heathrow Airport:
From and to Heathrow Airport it’s best to take the London Underground's Piccadilly Line. With approximately £5 it’s the most convenient way to start or catch up on your journey. The journey time is under an hour and you shouldn’t have to wait longer than 10 minutes for a train.
If you’re planning to travel in or to London every day, it’s probably best for you to get the Oyster card. For further information, visit the TfL-website: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/
If you have a fairly high budget Heathrow Express is the fastest link between Heathrow Airport and Central London. The trains run every 15 minutes betweenHeathrow Airport and London Paddington and single tickets cost £18.The journey time is 15 minutes.
From and to Stansted Airport:
By bus or coach:
It’s probably the best to catch “easy bus” which is going to Baker Street about every 20 minutes with costs per single ticket starting at £2. The journey time from Stansted Airport to Baker Street will last approximately 75 minutes.
Stansted Express runs between Stansted Airport and London Liverpool Street. With 46 minutes to Liverpool Street and 35 minutes to Tottenham Hale it’s the fastest link to Central London. One single ticket costs £21 (£20 online booking).
From and to Gatwick Airport:
By bus or coach:
If you want to go by coach, “easyBus” is probably the most convenient way to Central London. Buses depart every 15 minutes to and fromEarls Court/West Brompton in Central Londonwith prices from£2 onwards. Travel time is approximately one hour from Gatwick South Terminal.
The fastest way to get to Central London is Gatwick Express. The train runs to and from London Victoria Station every 15 minutes and takes 30 minutes. The Express Single Ticket costs £17.90 (£15.95 online rate).
From and to Luton Airport:
From and to London City Aiport:
Docklands Light Railway (DLR):
The Docklands Light Railway is an overground system connecting East London to the London Underground network. The DLR departs London City Airport every 8 to 15 minutes, with journey times of less than 7 minutes to Canning Town or Woolwich Arsenal and 22 minutes to Bank.
From London City Airport it’s best to catch bus number 473 which operates between London City Airport, Stratford, Silvertown, North Woolwich and Prince Regent DLR Station or bus number 474 which operates between London City Airport, Canning Town, North Woolwich and East Beckton via Silvertown.
For further information about departure times and ticket prices or the Oyster card visit the TfL-website: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/
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There are bus and taxi alternatives from each of the airports. Taxis will be expensive, possibly over £50. Use only registered metered taxis from taxi ranks and confirm the approximate price before starting your journey.