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Flights to London Main Airports

London has three major international airports: Heathrow, Gatwick airports and Stansted airport. Most large cities around world have direct flights to London. Good airfare deals can be found online on travel web sites and through online travel consolidators.

London Heathrow Airport
The aiprot is  about 15 miles west of the city. The quickest way of travelling to Central London is by the Piccadily Line Undergound. If you have a lot of luggages, it would be better to take the Airbus A1/A2 to Central London. Airbus runs every 20 minutes and the journey takes about 60-70 minutes. The tickets cost 6 single and 10 return. A taxi ride to Central London costs about 30-50. Just follow the signs at the airport to get to the Underground station, Bus stop or the taxi point. Heathrow has the Heathrow Express service to London Paddington station. If you drive your own car, short-term and long-term parking at Heathrow airport are available at all five terminals.

Terminal 5 was Opened in 2008. The main building in the complex is the largest free-standing structure in the United Kingdom. It is used as a global hub exclusively by British Airways.

London Gatwick Airport
London Gatwick airport is about 28 miles south of the city. The Gatwick Express runs a train service between the airport and Victoria station in central London 24 hours a day (every 15 minutes from 5:30am-8pm, every 30-60 minutes other time). The journey takes 30 minutes and tickets cost 8.90 single and 17.80 return. The Flightline 777 Bus  also runs a daily service (6:35am-11:25pm) from the airport to Victoria Coach Station. Tickets cost 7.50 single and 11 return.

Stansted Airport
Stansted Airport is the fastest-growing major airport in Europe and is the main home of the leading low-cost scheduled airlines, dealing with over 20 airlines and flying to more than 124 destinations. Terravision operates a dedicated, direct coach service between London Stansted airport and London Victoria. Services run up to every 20 minutes, with first service from London Victoria at 3am.

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