Getting To London City Centre From Its 5 Busiest Airports


London is one of the most visited cities in the world, with an estimated 30 million tourists heading to the city each year.

So it makes sense that it would have 5 world class airports to service the capital, but how easy is it to get to your room in The Montcalm London City At The Brewery Hotel?

Follow this helpful guide on getting to the city centre from London’s best airports, and focus on enjoying your holiday with ease and style.

Heathrow Airport (LHR)

Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in London, as well as one of the busiest in the world.

Getting There:

  • The fastest option is the Heathrow Express train, which departs every 15 minutes and takes just 15 minutes to reach London Paddington Station. Tickets can be purchased online or at the station.
  • The London Underground also connects every terminal at Heathrow using the Elizabeth and Piccadilly Lines, with trains running every few minutes. The journey takes around 45-60 minutes depending on your final destination and is much cheaper than the Heathrow Express.

Heathrow is a world class airport that offers flights all over the world and stunning amenities- it’s the perfect location for flying with the family on the way to one of the best family hotels London has to offer.

Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Gatwick Airport is located south of central London and is the second busiest airport in London.

Getting There:

  • The Gatwick Express train departs every 15 minutes and takes around 30 minutes to reach London Victoria Station. This is easily the fastest method.
  • The Thameslink train also connects Gatwick to the city centre, with trains running every few minutes. The journey time varies depending on your final destination, but it can be a cheaper option than the Gatwick Express.

Reaching your Montcalm club double room from here is a breeze, so you’ll be enjoying the city in no time.

Stansted Airport (STN)

Stansted Airport is located 38 miles northeast of central London and is the third busiest airport in London.

Getting There:

  • The Stansted Express train departs every 15-30 minutes and takes around 45 minutes to reach Liverpool Street Station in central London.
  • The National Express coach service also connects Stansted to central London, with services running every 15-30 minutes- although the journey time is subject to the traffic on the roads!

Stanstead is a great option for those flying from nearby European locations and is a great option for most

Luton Airport (LTN)

Luton Airport is located north of central London and is a smaller but excellent alternative to London’s other airports.

Getting There:

  • The Thameslink train departs every 10-20 minutes and takes around 45-60 minutes to reach central London.
  • The Green Line bus service also connects Luton to central London, with services running every 30-60 minutes.

You’ll be enjoying the fantastic food at the Montcalm restaurant in no time from this well placed airport.

London City Airport (LCY)

London City Airport is the smallest of London’s airports and is located in the heart of the city. It is largely used by business people but can be used by regular travellers too.

Getting There

  • The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) connects London City Airport to central London, with trains running every 8-15 minutes.
  • Taxis and private transfers are also available but can be expensive.

International London

So there you have it, a quick and easy to use guide to London’s best airports.

The city is connected to pretty much every corner of the globe, so what are you waiting for?

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