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Airports Transfers in London

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Airports Transfers in London

Airports Transfers in London

If you decide to visit London on your next vacation and need information about how to get from the airport to the city, this text can be very helpful. Try to know in advance which is your destination airport, in order to be able to precisely organize your trip to beautiful London.

HOW TO GET TO LONDON? AIRPORTS

London is a huge city with an impressive tourist influx. A metropolis prepared to receive millions of visitors every year and with four airports perfectly connected to the city.

The most common way for travelers to get to London is by plane, so it is interesting to know beforehand how to make the transfers from the airport you are going to travel to.

There are four international airports in London: Luton, Stansted, Gatwick, and Heathrow. Here we tell you how to get to London from each of them.

LUTON AIRPORT TRANSFERS

The Luton Airport is 50 kilometers from London and, despite being somewhat small, it is one of the most popular airports in the city; This is largely due to the fact that it is chosen by the low-cost companies that operate in Europe.

Service transfer
The best way to get from Luton to London is using the Transfer service; which is the transfer (which must be booked in advance) that allows us to have a driver who will be waiting for you in the hall when you arrive at the airport and will take you to your hotel at a cost that is usually around 28 GBP. We consider it to be the best because it is the fastest and the service is not excessively expensive.

You can book your transfer service (shared) for € 32 approx.

Go from Luton to London by train
Train Luton - Londres
If you prefer to opt for the train, you have at your disposal the services of First Capital Connect and East Midlands that are highly efficient and will leave you in the center of London. There you will be able to buy a transport voucher and you will be able to access the buses or the metro that will drop you off at your hotel door. The cost of the ticket is around 15-20 GBP and the duration of the trip is less than one hour.

You can find more train information and book your ticket in advance on the UK Rail website here.

How to get from Luton to London cheap
Bus - The cheapest option
The most used option, however, is the EasyBus bus that will take you from the airport to the city center at a very affordable price. The disadvantage is that this bus must be reserved in advance and that, sometimes, it is difficult to find space with a short time in advance (it should be said that we have bought Easy Bus tickets in other time zones and they have always allowed us to travel although the schedules do not coincide when boarding the bus). Another con of this type of transport is that the trip lasts about an hour and a half. Which can be a bit tedious if you've been on a plane for a long time. The positive is that the trip will cost you less than 8 GBP. The bus stops at different places in London, the most common places are Victoria Station and Baker Street (places where you can easily buy a transport voucher and connect to the tube to go directly to your hotel). EasyBus is the most economical option to go from Luton airport to the city center.

Another company that transfers from Luton airport to the city of London is Terravision, although in general, their rates are slightly higher.

Luton airport
Luton Taxi / Private Car - London
Finally, you have the taxi, but we do not recommend that you choose this means of transport unless you travel in a group of 4 people with little luggage. Not only because it is not the fastest, but also because this trip can cost you around € 130 (per group), so we recommend you opt for one of the above options if you do not want to start the trip wasting money.

Here you can calculate the transfer price and make the reservation on-line.

STANSTED AIRPORT TRANSFERS
Like Luton, Stansted Airport is used by budget travel companies to operate year-round. It is located about 56 kilometers from the city and receives millions of passengers every year. The airport Stansted is the most frequented by travelers coming from Spain. Next, we will see what ways there are to make the transfer to the city center.

Stansted airport transfers by train
STANSTED - LONDON BY TRAIN
The most recommended option to travel from Stansted to London is the train. Unlike Luton Airport, where there is a train station in the same terminal, which becomes much easier scrolling. By train, you can quickly travel from the airport to Liverpool Street and from there move by subway or urban bus: London is a city with an impressive transport network, so once you get to the center, you will find no problem moving to your place of destination. The journey takes around 45 minutes and the ticket price is around 17 GBP or 14 GBP if booked round trip. You can check schedules and prices on the Stansted Express website here.

Cheap London airport transfer
THE CHEAPEST OPTION: THE BUS

Easy Bus and Terravision are bus companies specialized in airport transfers that will allow you to travel from Stansted to London in just over an hour. It leaves you in the middle of Liverpool Street, Victoria or Strat ford and they have a frequency of half an hour. You can pick them up at the airport bus docks 13 and 14 and the ticket costs around 6/8 GBP depending on the schedule.

Another very popular option among tourists is the one offered by National Express, which are buses that drop you off at Victoria Station and have a large number of intermediate stops. The trip, however, lasts around an hour and a half and is often inconvenient if you want to get to the city center quickly, but highly recommended if you stay halfway.

You make the shuttle bus from the airport Stansted is the cheapest option there. If you are trying to get the lowest price for your tour, we recommend you check and compare prices of the three companies that operate buses at the Stansted airport: EasyBus Stansted, Terravision Stansted, and National Express

 

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