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London City Airport Phone: +44 (0)20 7646 0088.
Airport Location & Facilities: The airport is situated at the Royal Docks, six miles
(10km) east of the City of London.There are shops, bars and a restaurant
at City Airport, other facilities include left luggage, a mother
and baby room, tourist information and business facilities
including Internet and fax. The disabled facilities are good; those
with special needs should ideally inform their airline in
Airport Parking & Transfers: Both short- and long-term car parking is
adjacent to the Terminal, it is not necessary to pre-book. Note
that parking is expensive at ¤16/day.An airport shuttlebus leaves regularly from
the front of the Terminal to Canning Town, Canary Wharf and
Liverpool Street, all on the London Underground network. Canning
Town Station is the closest, just five minutes away, from where
travellers can catch either the Jubilee Line or the Docklands Light
Railway into the centre of London. The Docklands Light Railway
extension connects the airport to the city and Canary Wharf and is
the quickest way to reach central London.
London Gatwick Airport Phone: +44 (0)1293 535 353.
Airport Location & Facilities: The airport is situated 28 miles (45km) south of
London.Both terminals have shops,
restaurants, bars, left luggage, bureaux de change, ATMs, an
Internet café, baby changing rooms and children's play areas. In
the South Terminal there is a post office, a medical centre
offering vaccinations, and the BAA Conference and Business Centre,
which provides meeting rooms, videoconferencing, fax, photocopy,
Internet access and secretarial services. Disabled facilities at
the airport are good; those who require special assistance should
contact their airline in advance.
Airport Parking & Transfers: There is short-term car parking next to each
terminal. Long-term parking is available further away; a shuttle
bus runs between the car parks and the terminals. Passengers can
book parking at least four days in advance via the airport website
or on 0800 844 844.The easiest and quickest way to London is
on the Gatwick Express, which leaves regularly and takes 30 minutes
to the central Victoria railway station. Buses and taxis are also
London Heathrow Airport Phone: +44 (0)8700 000 123.
Airport Location & Facilities: The airport is situated 15 miles (24km) west of
London.There are numerous shops, bars and
restaurants, ATMs and currency exchange facilities in all
terminals. Each terminal also has a left luggage facilities and
postal services. Disabled facilities are good; those requiring
special needs are advised to contact their airline in
Airport Parking & Transfers: Short-term parking is available adjacent to
the airport. A free shuttle service links the terminals and the
long-term and business car parks. Parking can be booked on (0)870
000 1000 or via the airport website. Valet parking is available at
all four terminals (Tel: 0500 340 089). Motorbikes can park free of
charge at designated areas at each
terminal.The best way to London is on the Heathrow
Express train, which leaves every 15 minutes for Paddington station
taking 15 minutes. Tickets can be booked on 0845 600 1515 or at
Paddington has good connections to the other London railway
stations and all parts of London via the underground (the tube).
Heathrow is on the Piccadilly underground line, which takes
passengers into central London in around 40 minutes; it is a slower
way to travel, but much cheaper. London's black taxi cabs also
service Heathrow Airport, the journey time to central London varies
from 20 minutes to one hour, depending on
London Luton Airport Phone: +44 (0)1582 405 100.
Airport Location & Facilities: The airport is situated 32 miles (52km) northwest of
London.Facilities at the airport include
shops, bars, restaurants, bureaux de change, ATMs, a children's
play area and baby changing rooms. Facilities for the disabled are
good; those with special needs are advised to contact their airline
or travel agent in advance.
Airport Parking & Transfers: There is short-term parking, and 'executive'
parking next to the terminal. Long-term (valet) parking operates
near the terminal - your car will be taken away to another compound
while you are away. Passengers who book in advance via the airport
website get discounted parking rates.Trains leave regularly to Kings Cross,
London, and on to Farringdon, City Thameslink, Blackfriars and
London Bridge stations. The trains are operated by Thameslink
Luton Parkway is connected to the terminal by a free shuttle bus
service. There is also an airport express coach (tel: 0345 788
788), which runs daily between the airport and central London.
National Express coaches (tel: 0990 808 080) operate from the
airport to cities all over England, and Cambridge Coach (tel: 01233
236 333) has services between Luton, Cambridge, Heathrow and
Gatwick. Taxis operate from the airport 24-hours a
London Stansted Airport Phone: +44 (0)870 0000 303.
Airport Location & Facilities: The airport is situated 30 miles (48km) northeast of
London.There are restaurants, shops and bars
in the terminal. Other facilities include ATMs, a bureau de change
and an Internet cafe. Disabled facilities are good; those with
special needs should contact their airline or travel agent in
Airport Parking & Transfers: The short-term parking is located next to the
terminal building. Long-term parking is further away and is linked
to the airport by a free shuttle bus; passengers should allow an
extra 30 minutes to access the terminal from the car parks.
Travellers who pre-book on the Stansted Airport website receive
discounted car parking.The Stansted Express rail service operates
between London Liverpool Street station and the airport. There are
also coach services to Victoria Coach Station, Heathrow and Gatwick
airports. Taxis are also available at the terminal
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