An Introduction To The Major London Airports
There are a couple of airports serving the greater London area. The biggest and most well-known is Heathrow which has tube and rail stations leading straight into all parts of London.
Smaller airports like Gatwick & Biggin Hill are there to take the load off Heathrow which is one of the busiest international airports in the world.
These London airports will be your first point of entry into the United Kingdom for many travelers, so it helps to get acquainted with them during your flight to London, especially if you are visiting for the first time.
Transfers To And From London Airports
If you prefer to do things in style, there are a number of chauffeur services for transfer to and from London airports.
Transfers From London Airports Using The London Underground (Tube)
You can use your Oyster Card from Heathrow or from the London City Airports & take the tube or the DLR (Docklands Light Railway). Heathrow is on the Piccadilly line.
Transfers From London Airports Using The Train
The London airports (Heathrow, Gatwick & Stansted) each have express train lines services running on a regular basis to central London stations.
The Heathrow Express runs every 15 minutes between all 5 Heathrow Terminals and London Paddington Station.
The Gatwick Express runs between London Victoria & the South Terminal Train Station every 15 minutes, as does the Stansted Express which runs between London Liverpool Street.
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