Traveling To & From London

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Traveling To & From London

With a handful of international airports and an international rail station, there are a lot of options when it comes to traveling to and from London. Most guests arriving from afar will land at either Heathrow or Gatwick Airport, while some regional flights will land at the smaller Stansted Airport. All three airports offer a variety easy transport links into the city via express train, coach or taxi. If you are traveling from Paris, the easiest way to reach London is by taking the Eurostar, an international train service that connects the two cities.

Arriving or Departing by Plane

Heathrow Airport (LHR)
With five terminals and over 70 million annual passengers, London Heathrow Airport is the 3rd busiest airport in the world! It is located approximately 32 km (20 miles) west of Central London and benefits from excellent transport links into the city:

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Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Gatwick Airport is London’s second largest airport and is located approximately 45 km (28 miles) south of the city. Like Heathrow, Gatwick offers a number of easy and convenient transport options into Central London:

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Stansted Airport (STN)
Located 48 km (30 miles) northeast of Central London, Stansted is the next largest airport in the region and primarily handles budget flights to and from other countries in Europe. Despite its distance from the city, there are still several different transportation options available when you land:

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Arriving or Departing by Train

If you're traveling from Paris, the easiest way to reach London is on the Eurostar train. While many people opt to fly between Paris and London, the Eurostar is actually the easiest and quickest way to travel from Central Paris to Central London. In just two hours the swift train takes you from Gare du Nord in Paris directly to St. Pancras Station in the heart of London.

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