Cheapest Public Transport Between Central London and Luton Airport
Luton Airport, about 30 miles north of London is dominated by low cost budget airlines like easyJet, Ryanair and Wizzair.
The bus service into Central London is the budget option to get into Central London.
The only real alternative to the bus, the train is compromised by there being no train station at Luton Airport – you have to get a… Continue reading
Harwich is about 90 miles from London
It is mostly used for cruises to the Baltic, Scandinavia and Russia saving sailing time from the main cruise ports that serve London, Southampton and Dover.
The cruise terminal is next to the Harwich Car Ferry terminal which is much busier and has much more in the way of facilities.
Given the distance to London, up to two hours by vehicle to a… Continue reading
There are 4 terminals at London’s Heathrow Airport widely dispersed all over the airport.
In the centre of Heathrow Airport are Terminals 1 and 3 situated between the two main runways. Terminals 4 and 5 are on the perimeter roads several miles away.
The main Bus Station both for local, long distance and inter-airport buses at Heathrow is between Terminals 1 and 3. The Heathrow Express runs a shuttle train… Continue reading
From May 20th 2012, the railways have introduced a new restriction on purchasing 7 Day Travelcards.
Note: this restriction doesn’t apply to 7 Day Travelcards sold by TFL (basically all Travelcards sold not purchased from a railway ticket office)
How Do I Get A Rail Photocard
The good news is that the Photocard is free and you can get one on demand at any railway ticket office in the… Continue reading
Like nearly all journeys using public transport in and around London there is no universal “best” way of getting from A to B.
There is the cheapest, the fastest but seldom an option that wins on all counts.
In the case of getting out to Windsor, perhaps the single most important factor is where you are staying in Central London.
The train from London Paddington to Windsor is probably the… Continue reading
To be the honest there is not much to get the pulse quickening at Stansted Airport, but one quirky activity that goes on at Stansted that might appeal but feel more at home somewhere like Las Vegas is the wine tower at the poshest hotel at Stansted Airport.
Located in the atrium lobby (the main entrance of the hotel) the bar houses more than 4,000 bottles of wine in… Continue reading
China Town in London is very central just off Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square. The main street is Gerrard Street which is pedestrianised for most of its length.
Its a lively and worthwhile place to visit, especially if you are partial to Chinese Cuisine.
The bustling Chinese community of restaurants, and other businesses has been at this site since the 1950s; however, the Chinatown story goes much further back as sea trading links… Continue reading
Trident Recording Studios
Trident Studios was opened in 1967 by brothers Norman and Barry Sheffield, who also used to be managers for the band Queen at the time. During the late 60′s, Trident Studios became one of the most complete offerings for sound recording services in the… Continue reading
The good news is that there is a very good left luggage office in the arrivals hall of each of Heathrow’s 4 passenger terminals.
Each office is well located, very well lit and presented and the service is reliable.
The only down side is that one company holds the concession for the whole airport and its not cheap.
Price Check – Left Luggage Heathrow
At the time of writing, charges were very simple… Continue reading
If money was no object then nearly everybody wanting to get from Heathrow Airport to Central London would take the Heathrow Express train.
Unfortunately for most, cost is a major parameter in selecting their transfer choice.
To make an informed choice on the relative costs of your transport options between Heathrow and Central London then first reference our Heathrow – Central London