Getting to London

Getting to London

Getting to London is easy from all Australian capital cities, most flights stop in either Asia or the Middle East and usually take from 20-24 hours. Qantas has recently launched a non stop flight from Perth which takes a tiring 17 hours, it is a trade off between spending so long on a plane to the hassle of airport stops.

Flights to London

The major airlines servicing London from Australia include Qantas, Emirates, Etihad Airways, and  Singapore Airlines, plus many more. Most flights from down under land at London Heathrow and you are required to get a train, coach or taxi into central London. If you are arriving in London from Europe you also have the option of flying into one of the smaller London Airports like Gatwick or Stansted.

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Trains to London

If you are traveling in from mainland Europe then one of the easiest way to reach London is on Eurostar which is a high speed railway connecting the major cities of Paris , Amsterdam and Brussels with London directly via the channel tunnel. The comfortable trip from Paris to London takes just under 2 and 1/2 hours door to door and stops at the St Pancras International train station in central London. If you are entering London from other parts of England you will probably use National Rail or Virgin Trains depending on what part of the mainland you are coming from.

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Buses to London

Most national and international buses to London arrive at Victoria Station which is in a central location making it easy to connect to other parts of the city. The main bus companies servicing London included Megabus, National Express and Eurolines.

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