How to get to London
London is connected to Europe and the rest of the world thanks its main airports:
The International airports – Heathrow and Gatwick
The Lowcost airports – Luton and Stansted
Driving to London is easy thanks to a developed motorway network: M1- M2 – M3 – M4 – M11 – M20 – M23 – M25 and M40 as well as many A-roads.
Each motorway is then connected to the main M25 orbital motorway for an easy access to the City.
Travelling from Europe: Eurostar and the Eurotunnel
Travelling within the UK, to Wales and Scotland: a very well developed railway network
Distance to main cities:
Birmingham: 1 hour 30 mins
Manchester: 2 hours 15 mins
Newcastle: 3 hours
Edinburgh: 4 hours 30 mins
Glasgow: 5 hours
London is also accessible by boat and ferry, followed by train or bus transfer from the coast to the City.
Main ferry seaports: Dover, Folkestone, Harwich, Ramsgate, Newhaven.
Lowcost travel tip:
Think of buying yourself the Oyster Card once in London, to save money on every day’s journeys on all buses and underground trains.