Are you choosing a ticket and wondering which airport to choose? Take a look at our list.
List of airports
List of the most used airports around London and Edinburgh. Where to go?
List of airports in London
Planes bound for England most often land in London. Most airports are also tens of kilometers away from the city. How to get comfortably to central London?
You can rent a car or take a taxi at each airport. Another variant is public transport.
Heathrow is about 15 miles (24 km) from central London. The fastest way to get to the town by trains Heathrow Express. Departing from Terminals 2, 3 and 5 towards Paddington Station.The one-way ticket price varies between £ 22 to £ 25 depending on the time of departure. Significantly you save with an online ticket.
Another option is the London Underground. The Piccadilly Line connects all terminals and passes through central London. The journey takes approximately 50 minutes. In addition, you will save significantly compared to the train. You pay at peak hours maximum £ 6, off-peak only around £ 3. If you don’t have an Oyster Card either ready cash, you can conveniently pay by contactless payment card.
Luton is slightly further than Heathrow, 54 km from London. The airport is used mainly by low cost airlines. To the center The fastest way to get there by train, the journey takes about 40 minutes and pricest tickets vary depending on the carrier. Bus will take you to the train station , because the station is not directly at the terminal.
If you prefer bus transport, you can use the company National Express. The journey takes about an hour and a half.
Train and buses run 24 hours a day.
Stansted is about 56 km from London. Once off the plane, follow the navigation boards, which will take you to trains and buses within 5 minutes.
The fastest way to get to the city is the Stansted Express train, ticket prices start at £ 10 for a one-way ticket when shopping online.
National Express buses run 24 hours a day and prices start at £ 5 one way when shopping online.
Gatwick is located about 46 km south of London. The fastest way to get to the city center by train.
The most used company is Gatwick Express. The fastest connection will take you to Victoria Station in half an hour. In addition, trains run at short intervals, as well as at night. Prices start at £ 15.40 one way.
If you are looking for a cheaper option, use the bus and carrier easyBus or National Express. But expect that traveling by bus will take you more time - one trip takes at least an hour and a half, depending on current traffic. Prepare a minimum of £ 9 for a ticket purchased shortly before departure. If you shop in advance, you will get a lower price.
London City (LCY)
London City Airport is one of the most accessible in the capital, located just 9.5 km east of central London. Thanks to a single smaller terminal, the check-in process is much faster than at larger London airports. However, due to the residential development and the shorter runway, it can only accommodate smaller aircraft. You can get to the center by bus, subway or DLR. The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is an overhead system that connects East London with the London Underground network. This is the fastest and most convenient transfer from the airport. Trains run every 15 minutes and take you to the city center in 20 minutes. Tickets start at £ 2.80 and can be purchased at the DLR counter at the terminal building. If you are a fan of buses, you can take line 473 (Stratford, Silvertown, North Woolwich and Prince Regent DLR Station) or 474 (Canning Town, North Woolwich and East Beckton via Silvertown). When traveling by bus, you will find the Oyster Card useful, so you can travel all over London conveniently.
List of airports in Edinburgh
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
It is the only airport in Edinburgh, located about 10 km west of the city center and the gateway to the whole of Scotland.
The fastest way to get to the center is a tram. It runs every 10 minutes and takes about half an hour. You will find a stop right in front of the main terminal building. For current ticket prices, visit the Edinburgh Trams website , which can usually be found at every tram stop, ie right in front of the airport lobby. Return tickets are maximally flexible, so you can use them next week or in a year. Depends on you.
But beware, trams run from approximately 6:00 to 22:45. At night, take the N22 bus line.