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Heathrow Airport

Transportation to Auckland Airport from the City Center

Because all of the city's public transport vehicles are interconnected, it is very convenient to get to Auckland Airport from either directly or indirectly from the city center. There is a single pass ticket that covers all vehicles such as buses, taxis, shuttles, ferryboats, and trams.

You will definitely find a bus stop wherever you are in the city center. Some buses go directly to the airport. For some you need to transfer. Airbus Express buses depart from the Downtown Ferry Terminal next to the Britomart Transit Center on Quay Street.

It's easy to get to Britomart by bus, train or ferry, so catching up the Airbus Express bus which will take you to the airport would be very easy. If you are staying in a city center hotel or hostel, taking Airbus Express buses going directly to the airport passing through Queen Street will save you time.

There is also a stop at the Mt Eden Train Station on the west side of the express buses. Many of the buses depart from the city bus terminal on Britomart Square, which is very close to the port, east of Customs Street. For more information about city buses, you can get help from the bus office at 131 Hobson Street.

You can see the signs “midtown” or “downtown” on the buses coming from outside of the city to Auckland city center. Buses with “downtown” sign goes to Auckland city center. “Midtown” buses, on the other hand, lead to the intersection of Victoria and Queen Streets in the heart of Auckland. There are many bus stops at this intersection. Bus numbers 635, 645 and 655 going to Parnell via Domain depart from the 3rd floor of the city center bus terminal. The bus number 302 to One Tree Hill, one of Auckland's most visited places, departs from Victoria Street E.

If you aim to travel in Auckland accompanied by a lush view, you can easily get to Mound Aden by taking one of the buses 274/275 departing from Customs Street E. The name of the long road going through Auckland Harbor is Tamaki Road. At the end of this road is the famous Kelly Tarlton Aquarium. Buses 72, 73, 74, 75 and 76, which depart from the first stop of the terminal, go to Mission Bay.

You can take bus number 045 to get to Western Springs via North Western Highway, where Auckland's famous and largest zoo is located. It is also very easy to get to the city center from the airport by bus number 375, which rides between Botany and Mangere city center. You can transfer within this route if you take the bus number 380 which goes directly to the airport. It takes about 25-40 minutes to reach the airport by bus from Manukau station and the ticket costs 5 dollars.

A single ticket for a 30 minute trip from Onehunga to the airport is 4 dollars. Long distance buses operated by Newmans and Intercity depart from the Sky City bus terminal on Hobson Street. Other domestic companies such as Northliner Express use the city center airport terminal at 86 Quay Street.

In addition, the double-decker City-Village Loop buses, which provide free public transportation for shoppers, link Sky City to the Viaduct Basin and ferryboats. Instead of buying individual tickets for boarding all these buses, you can save money by buying an Auckland pass. These pass tickets that are valid after 9 am on weekdays are 7 dollars. Family passes on the other hand, cost 14 dollars. It is more convenient than the sightseeing buses for tourists which cost 20 dollars.

The red hybrid buses called City Circuit Free Bus are another mean of free transportation. You can quickly get to many points in city with these buses that take off every 10 minutes on weekdays between 8 am and 6 pm.


Trains that are linked to all public transport in Auckland can be considered as a transit center for passengers. Auckland Railway Station is not too crowded, so you can take a day trip to other cities. The Ovarlander at 8.30 am, Northerner-Wellington at 8.40 am and the Geyserland-Rotorua train at 8.04 am are the most crowded train services. You can make a reservation for Traz Rail between 7 am and 9 pm. You have to pay a fee of 1 dollar to leave your stuff in the station for a few hours.

Super Shuttle and Taxi

Super shuttle and taxi services provide door to door access to Auckland Airport from every corner of the city. You would pay about 35-40 dollars for going to the airport from the city center. Taxi fares increase by 10 dollars on weekends and evenings. Shuttle fees are usually 10-12 dollars per person.

Car Rental

You can rent a motorcycle from one of the major companies such as New Zealand Motorcyle Rentals at reasonable prices. If you plan to stay longer in Auckland, you buy a second hand car instead of renting a car. A car market is held every Saturday from 8 am to 10 pm on Beach Road across the Chinese market. You can also find an affordable second hand car at Auckland Car Fair established on Sunday mornings in Ellerslie Racecourse.

Airport Information

Auckland International Airport, approximately 25 kilometers south of the city center, is located in the Mangere county of Auckland. Auckland Airport, which has three separate terminals, is one of New Zealand's busiest and largest airports. You will be asked to pay 20 dollars to the Bank of New Zealand office while leaving the country.

Auckland Airport, which has a total of three terminals including the Jean Batt International Terminal serving to international flights, the terminal serving to domestic flights of New Zealand Airlines and Anselt New Zealand Terminal, provides entertainment and recreational facilities for its passengers.

Retail stores where you can buy New Zealand's famous kiwi wine, New Zealand cheese and Maori souvenirs, many cafés and restaurants, free Wi-Fi, health services, smoking areas, free shower areas can be found at the airport.

You can Visitor can book a hotel or hostel and get extra information about transportation at the information center at the international terminal. There is also a duty free store where you can find things like jewelry, perfume and alcohol at more affordable prices.

Last Updated: 29 Dec 2016

Transportation to London City Center from Airport

London City Airport

London City Airport is located 11 km east to the city centre. Having provided services for a long time, this airport has parking lots, rent-a-car companies, restaurants and bars, VIP lounges and various shops for the use of the passengers.


You can directly get to the city centre, which is only 11 km away to the airport, by taking a taxi located at the exit of the airport right away. Taxi fare may vary from 15 to 25 Pounds.


Thanks to the trains in the train station located very close to the airport, you can arrive London city centre without any interchange. Ticket prices range from 5 to 10 Pounds. However, travel cards and Oyster cards can also be used in these trains.


Londra Underground has a very advanced transportation line that runs between 5.30 a.m. and midnight. The ticket prices range from 4.80 to 6 Pounds. This underground system can take you to London City Centre without any interchange.


There is a bus line that runs at London City Airport and goes to almost all the areas of the city. These buses run during night. Therefore, you can get to the city centre from London City Airport by paying around 5 to 8 Pounds for the ticket easily.

Renting a Car

In London City Airport, a few famous rent-a-car companies are at your service so that you could easily rent a car when you visit London. By getting the information required from these companies, you can rent your car directly and get to the city centre from the airport via a short trip. Alternatively, you can make your reservation in advance before you land at the airport or get help about renting a car from your hotel. Those who do not want to waste time with other means of transportation can easily get to the airport by renting a car.

Hotel Shuttles

When you make your hotel reservation, you can choose “hotel-airport transfer” option, so that you can easily arrive your hotel from London City Airport.

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2017

Gatwick Airport

Located 45 km south of the city center, Gatwick Airport is the second largest airport in London. There are many transportation alternatives to get to the city, including express trains, bus, taxi, and rental car.  

Express Train

The fastest way to get from Gatwick Airport to the city center is by using the Gatwick Express. These trains depart every 15 minutes and get to the Victoria train station in the city in 30 minutes. Fees start from 17 pounds. The Southern trains run the same distance in 35 minutes. These trains also depart every 15 minutes. At night the frequency of departing trains falls to one per hour. The airport train station is located in the South Terminal.


National Express buses are another option to reach the city however they take about 1 hour; in heavy traffic they can take over 1.5 hours. Almost the same can be said for Easybus buses as well. Like the trains, these buses go to the Victoria train station and operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. These buses are the cheapest way to get to the city center from the airport. Fees start from 2 pounds.


Taxis from the airport to the city center take about 1 hour. While the taxi fare varies based on the distance traveled, getting to the city costs at least 100 pounds.

Rental Cars

You can rent a car from many different car rental agencies like Avis, Budget, and Hertz. Car rental offices are located in every terminal at the airport. The car rental offices in the North Terminal are open from 6am – 10 pm. The car rental offices in the South Terminal are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2019

Heathrow Airport

Located 32 km west of the city center, London Heathrow Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. There are a variety of transportation methods to reach the city center from the airport including the train, metro, taxi, and rental cars.

Train or Metro

The fastest way to get to the city from the airport is by using the Heathrow Express and Heathrow Connect trains. The Express trains get to Paddington train station in the city center in 15 minutes. The Connect trains get to Paddington train station in the city center in 30 minutes. The metro, or tube, has an important role in urban transportation. The metro is another alternative for those who want to get to the city center for a cheaper fare. However, the metro takes longer to get to the city than the trains do. With the metro it can take at least 1 hour.


The National Express buses get to the Victoria bus stop in about 40 to 80 minutes. Prices can vary according to the duration of the journey and route taken. In addition, the Hotel Hoppa buses provide transportation directly to your hotel for 5 pounds. This service is more so for hotels around the airport.


If you want to get to the city center by taxi there is a taxi stand at every terminal. Fares vary between 45 and 70 pounds according to the distance traveled.

Rental Cars

To rent a car visit the rental car agencies located in the terminals. There are various rental car agencies located in Heathrow Airport including Avis, Hertz, and Europcar.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Luton Airport

You can get to the city from Luton Airport, which is located 56 km northwest of the city, by bus, train, taxi, or rental car. The Thameslink trains provide transportation to the city center. The trip takes about 40 minutes. The train ride itself doesn’t take that long but to get to the airport train station you have to get on a shuttle bus.

That bus ride to the station takes 10 minutes. The train to the city itself takes 30 minutes. You can also use the East Midlands trains. The Thameslink trains cost about 25-30 pounds. The East Midlands trains cost about 15 pounds.


There are many options available if you want to get from Luton Airport to the city center by bus. The Easybus buses provide cheap transportation to the city; these buses cost 2 pounds. However, it takes at least 1.5 hours. Other options include National Express buses and Greenline 757. These are more expensive options, with fares around 15 pounds.


If you want to take a cab from the airport to the city center it costs about 100 pounds and takes approximately 1 hour.

Rental Cars

There are various car rental agencies located at the airport, including Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Enterprise, and Sixt. These car rental agencies are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Stansted Airport

It is very easy to reach the central regions of the city from Stansted Airport, which is located approximately 40 miles of London city center. For travelling to London city center from the airport, you can benefit from the buses offering service for 24 hours of the day or get on a taxi that you can easily find at the airport. You can also rent a car from one of the car rental offices located at Stansted Airport. Using a train is also among the transportation options that you can choose for travelling to the city center. If your priority is a fast and comfortable travel, your choice should be getting on a taxi. However, if you are looking for a more budget-friendly alternative, train may be the ideal option that you can choose on this route.


The buses departing from the terminal of Stansted Airport located in London carry passengers to 38 different destinations in total. 15 of these destinations are located in the center of London. The ticket prices of these buses provided by National Express start from £5 and vary according to your destination. The buses that you can find at any hour of the day are among the fastest and most budget-friendly alternatives for travelling to the center.


Stansted Express, which provided direct transportation to many points of London by departing from the airport terminal, is another budget-friendly option. The ticket prices of the trains start from £8 and vary depending on your destination. You can transfer to the London Underground from some of the stations of the trains providing connection to also some points like Liverpool Street and travel to many other points by metro in a direct way.

Car Rental

You can rent a car from the airport terminal in order to reach the center from Stansted Airport, which is located approximately 40 miles away from London city center. Holiday Car Rental, UK Car Rental and Airport Car Rental are among the companies offering car rental service at the airport. You can also rent your car in advance by making an online reservation before your travel and take the road to your destination after receiving your car at the airport without waiting. This is among the comfortable transportation options.


Another transportation option offered to the passengers at the airport is taxi. It is possible to find a taxi at any hour of the day. Travelling to the city center from the airport by taxi costs higher compared to other alternatives since the distance is long. However, if you have much luggage and want a comfortable travel to your destination, you can prefer getting on a taxi. Travelling to the city center from the airport costs about £100. You can call 0800 747 737 (in the country) or +44 (0)1279 661 111 (from abroad) in order to get detailed information about travelling to the city center from Stansted Airport and make a reservation in advance for a taxi if you choose this option for your transportation.


Thanks to the bicycle parking areas at Stansted Airport and bicycle roads in the city, you can travel to the city center from the airport by using your bicycle. If you arrive at the airport with your bicycle, you can also reach the city center by using the trains or some buses. Travelling by bicycle is among the enjoyable alternatives.

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2017

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Which airports can I use for Auckland-London flights?

For Auckland-London flights, you can use Auckland Airport, Mechanics Bay Airport as departure airport, and City Airport, Gatwick Airport, Heathrow Airport, Luton Airport, Stansted Airport, Windsor and Eton Central Railway Railway Station, Euston Railway Station, King's Cross Railway Station, Paddington Railway Station, St Pancras Railway Station, Tottenham Hale station Railway Station, Victoria station Railway Station, Waterloo International Railway Station for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Auckland-London and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Auckland-London is 18330 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 22 hour 50 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Auckland-London flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Auckland-London flights is Wednesday.