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Transportation to London Airport from the City Center

London City Airport

You can use the transportation options such as taxi, train, or car rental services from London City Airport to the London City center. 

Metro

You can use the metro from 5.30 am to midnight as the London Underground has an advanced transportation network. You can reach London City Airport directly from the city center with the metro, which ticket prices ranging from £4.80 to £6.

Bus 

Bus lines in the city center provide transportation to almost every region. The busses also operate at night, so if you consider a bus, you can transfer easily from the airport to the city center. The busses depart from the terminal every 20 minutes and pricing ranges from £5 to £8.

Train

You can take trains directly to the London City Airport from train stations in the city center. Ticket fares range from £5- £10 and there are train passes called Oysters. 

Rental Cars

There are many companies in the city center where you can rent a car. Before your flight, you can call one of the companies to pre-book, or you can contact your hotel and get recommendations for car rental companies. For those who do not want to arrange public transportation times and routes, renting a car is a great option. Besides, for those who want a more comfortable and luxurious ride, there are limousine rental services in the London city center and they also provide airport transfers. 

Taxi

You can use taxis as another option for transportation. London City Airport is located 11 kilometers from the city center, and taxis are one of the fastest ways. The taxi costs approximately £15 to £25.

Hotel Shuttles

While booking your hotel, you can check if they provide shuttle services from the airport and you can avoid problems arranging your airport transfer. You can contact the related personnel before your flight for more information, and if you have excess baggage, shuttles may be the best option for you. 

Airport Information 

London City Airport, which has been operating for many years, is located 11 kilometers east of the city center. This airport is easily accessible from the city center and provides services such as; car parking lots, car rental companies, restaurants and bars, VIP Lounges, and stores. At London City Airport, passengers’ security, comfort, and other needs are met in the best way possible.

 

Last Updated: 10 Apr 2017

Gatwick Airport

Trains are the best alternative in terms of cost and time. You can use the Gatwick Express or Southern trains to get to the airport. You can easily access these trains from the Victoria Train Station. The National Express and Easybus buses are a suitable option for those looking for a cheaper method of transportation. Keep in mind it takes over an hour to reach the airport.

Airport Information

Gatwick Airport consists of 2 terminals, the South Terminal and the North Terminal. Both terminals have restaurants, cafes, and stores located within. Enjoy tax-free prices at the World Duty Free shops. For a fee of around 20 pounds you can take advantage of the lounges located in the terminal. You do not have to be a member to enjoy the lounges. While you wait for your flight you can enjoy something to eat, free wireless interest, and spa facilities at the lounge.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Heathrow Airport

If you want to get to the airport from the city center in 15 minutes then get on the Heathrow Express train at Paddington train station. The Heathrow Connect Trains depart from the same place and take about 30 minutes. National Express buses at the Victoria bus stop are another option. Those buses take between 40 and 80 minutes depending on the traffic.

Airport Information

Heathrow Airport is one of the world’s busiest airports, and is made up of 5 terminals, each of which contains stores, restaurants, cafes, and more. There are trains that provide transportation between terminals. You can walk between some of the terminals without having to get on the train. Heathrow Airport is a large airport equipped with souvenir shops, World Duty Free shops, and famous brand name stores like Gucci, Prada, Burberry, BVLGARI, and Hugo Boss.

The airport also features single or double cabins where passengers can relax, sleep for a couple of hours, and even take a shower. These cabins are priced according to the total duration, number of people, and amenities offered. Prices vary between 35-90 pounds. 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Luton Airport

The Thameslink and East Midlands trains are the fastest modes of transportation to get to the airport from the city center. Those who are more concerned about the fare than the time it takes can use the Easybus, Greenline 757 or National Express buses. The airport is also accessible by taxi or rental car.

Airport Information

Luton Airport has one terminal that contains shops where you can enjoy duty free shopping, restaurants where you can get a bite to eat, and cafes like Starbucks, Caffe Nero, and Costa.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Transportation to Edinburgh City Center from Airport

Edinburgh Airport is an international airport serving the city, located 12 km away. You can get to the city center from the airport by taxi, tram, or Airlink. You can also rent a car from the airport to get to the city center.

Airlink Buses

The best way to get to the city center from the airport is by taking an Airlink bus. Airlink buses run very frequently and provide easy and affordable transportation to the city. The total trip takes about 30 minutes and the fare is very reasonable.  

Tram

The tram is another transportation alternative to get to the city center. The tram stop is located at the airport and provides transportation York Place Station, located in the city center. The total trip to the city from the airport by tram takes about 35 minutes.

Taxi

A taxi to the city center from the airport takes about 25 minutes. Taxis are available at the ground level across from the main terminal building. However, taking a taxi can be quite expensive so it isn’t a highly preferred method of transportation.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another way to get to the city center. There are various rental car companies located at the airport. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Alamo, Europcar, National, and Avis. Edinburgh is a city that is notorious for its natural beauty and history. Renting a car and driving to the city is easy and picturesque.  

Last Updated: 08 Nov 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

How does Wingie offer the cheapest London-Edinburgh flights?

When you search for London-Edinburgh flights, Wingie directly gathers and compares instant data from all airlines. You can see all London-Edinburgh flights together for the date you are looking for and choose the most suitable flight.

Which airports can I use for London-Edinburgh flights?

For London-Edinburgh flights, you can use 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 as departure airport, and Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station for arrival.

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

The flight distance between London-Edinburgh is 540 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour .

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

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

Which airlines offer direct flights between London-Edinburgh?

British Airways organizes direct flights between London-Edinburgh.

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