Arriving at a UK Airport

//Arriving at a UK Airport
airport transfers

Do you need an airport transfer? We are here to welcome you. On arrival in the UK, you will probably arrive at one of London’s four largest airports; Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted or Luton.

Airport Transfers arranged by the School

We are very happy to arrange an airport transfer from the airport direct to your accommodation. Our driver will meet you at the Arrivals Lounge and will be holding a sign that reads your name. The nearest airport to the School is London Heathrow.

To request this service, simply apply for an airport transfer when completing the enrolment form.

Making your own way

However, if you prefer to make your own way to your accommodation, we recommend using public transport as this is a cheaper option than a taxi. For more information please contact TFL

 

Heathrow Airport

By Underground

The Piccadilly line provides you with a quick, cost-effective route to the centre of London from the airport. Journey time is approximately one hour to Finchley Central.

Take the Piccadilly line (dark blue) to King’s Cross St. Pancras and then the Northern Line, High Barnet Branch ( Black) to Finchley Central.

Tickets are available at London Underground stations; from ticket offices or machines.

Underground Trains to Central London

Station
Terminals 1, 2, 3
Terminal 4
Terminal 5

First train
05:12 (Sun 05:56)
05:02 (Sun 05:46)
05:23 (Sun 06:07)

Last train
23:48 (Sun 23:39)
23:35 (Sun 23:15)
23:42 (Sun 23:25)

These times are subject to change – it is advisable to check TFL.

By Train

The Heathrow Express is a train service that offers the fastest travel option between Heathrow Airport and London Paddington. Trains run every 15 minutes and the journey time is just 15 minutes. A standard single ticket is £21.50 and a standard return is £35.00

For more details please visit the Heathrow Express Website or ring +44 845 600 1515.

Please also visit the Heathrow Airport Website for further travel information.

Gatwick Airport

By Train

The fastest train service into Central London is the Gatwick Express which travels direct to London Victoria station and operates seven days a week. Trains run every 15 minutes with a journey time of 30 minutes.

A standard single ticket is £19.90 and a standard return is £34.90

For information on this service please telephone the National Rail Enquiry service on +44 8457 48 49 50 or visit the Gatwick Express Website.

Stansted Airport

By Train

The fastest train service into Central London is the Stansted Express which travels direct into London Liverpool Street Station and operates seven days a week. The journey time is approximately 47 minutes, with trains running approximately every 20 minutes.

A standard single ticket is £19.00 and a standard return is £32.00

For information on this service please visit the Standard Express Website

By Coach

The coach travels from Golders Green to London Stansted airport every twenty minutes. The journey takes 1 hour and 5 minutes.

A standard single ticket is approximately £13 and a standard return is approximately £20.