Airport Transfers in London
How to Reach London from Heathrow Airport
If you are looking for a way to London from Heathrow, the best and the most simple way is the London Underground. The route is within your budget; however, if you have loads of baggage it would be difficult to move around the stairs and escalators alone. On the other side, if you are looking for a way which is stress-free and perhaps the fastest one also, you can choose the Heathrow Express which is the dedicated airport train. With this route, you can reach your destination in a time of 15 minutes only.
How to Reach London from Luton Airport
Luton airport is a relatively smaller airport; however, there are several transfer choices from the airport to Central London. The cheapest option can be the Luton Airport Bus Service; however, you have to cope up with the traffic delays through this transfer choice. The fastest option is the train service of Luton Airport but, travellers have to go a mile ahead of Luton airport. If money is not a hurdle, then the best option can be private transport which offers door-to-door transfer in London.
Cruise Port transfer in London
Dover UK Cruise Transfers
There are many transfer choices between Dover and Central London which includes both public and private transport. The National Express Cruise Bus service is the cheapest option whereas, the Dover cruise service is the fastest one. If you are looking for door-to-door shared cruise service, then the Dover Cruise Bus Shuttles offers to pick and drop at every major Central London points. Private car service Is also available for those who find money as no hurdle in their transportation.
Southampton Cruise Transfer
The cheapest transfer from Southampton to Central London is the National Express scheduled bus service; however, these buses do not pass within the cruise terminals. The fastest option is the Southampton train service and of course private car service for those who can afford it.
Transport (Train / Bus) between London and its surrounding Airports & Cruise Ports
Airports (Distance from London)
Heathrow (26 km / 16 mile)
The Heathrow Express, a non-stop express train runs between Terminals 2 & 3 to central London in just 15 minutes while from Terminal 5 in 21 minutes. (4 trains per hour)
TfL Rail runs twice an hour from Heathrow Central to Paddington taking over 30 minutes.
The London Underground (Tube) runs frequency (every 5 minutes) from Heathrow along Piccadilly Line. Stops over 20 stations before it reaches Central London in 45-60 minutes.
National Express coach services manage operation out of Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station between (06:00 to 22:30), to Airport and from the central London (Victoria).
Gatwick (45 km / 28 mile)
The Gatwick Express is a dedicated non-stop train service to Victoria which runs every 15 minutes taking 30 minutes.
The Southern train runs every 15 min. to Victoria in 35 min. via East Croydon and Clapham Junction.
National Express operates once in an hour to Victoria with the journey time of about 2 hours.
easyBus run a service to London and one between the Gatwick and London west via Earls Court/West Brompton, the journey will be around 1 hour.
Luton (55 km / 34 mile)
Thameslink trains run frequently between St Pancras International Station and Luton Airport Parkway train station in 25 minutes.
The National Express bus runs in every 15-30 minutes around the clock with multiple stops in the Central London and with one station at London Victoria and the next at Paddington Station.
Stansted (63 km / 39 mile)
Stansted Express offers the quickest mode to travel between the London Stansted Airport and the city of London. Trains depart after every 15 minutes and take only 47 minutes from and to London Liverpool Street.
National Express coaches travel to and from Stansted Airport, from 41 pick-up points and services run 24 hours a day.
Cruise Ports Terminals (Distance from London)
Southampton Cruise Port (128 km/80 miles)
The main trains between Southampton and London terminate at London’s Waterloo Station.
Journey time: 80-100 minutes; Frequency: 2-3 trains / hr., Operated by South West/ Mega train
National Express operates separate coach services from Southampton to Central London (Victoria), Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport.
Dover Cruise Port ( 120km/75 miles)
There are three separate train lines between Dover and London, the fastest train runs from St Pancras International Station.
National Express offers service at every hour between Dover and London with a journey time under 3 hours
Harwich Cruise Port ( 145km/90 miles)
An Hourly train travels from Harwich International Station to reach London’s Liverpool Street Station is around 75 minutes with break journey at Manning tree Station.
National Express operates between Harwich and London covering the distance in 4.5 hours.