Getting to the Airport
Easy to reach by rail, taxi and road
As the only airport in London, we are ideally located for those travelling to and from London and Greater London. With great public transport links and road connections on our doorstep, central London is no more than 30 minutes away.
If you’re planning on using public transport, a Visitor Oyster card is a great idea. Top up your Oyster card it works on trains and buses. On the trains, you just tap the card when you embark on your journey and tap again at the end to pay.
If you are arriving by road, we’ve directions for getting here and information on airport car parks too.
Both terminal (short stay) and long stay parking are located within a short walking distance from the airport entrance and checkin/bag drop areas.
A covered walk way leads you to/from the airport, with the furthest space being just a seven-minute walk away and the nearest just two.
Valet parking is also available.
It is advisable to pre-book your parking for discounted rates of up to 78% off drive-up rates.
To pre-book your car parking click here.