Travel to and in London
London is served by several international airports
London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is the main international passenger terminus for London. From Heathrow you can either take London Underground into Central London, which is the cheaper option, or alternatively take the Heathrow Express to London Paddington rail station and transfer to London Underground system.
There are a number of routes from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Central London. The most convenient to get to central London is to take a Thameslink train from the terminal direct to London Bridge station.
Some ‘no-frills’ European airlines fly to Stansted Airport and you may find this a cheaper option than other airlines. National Rail trains run from the airport to Liverpool Street Station where you can change to London Underground. The Stansted Express also runs from the airport to Liverpool Street.
As London’s most central airport, City has connections with many European destinations. Plentiful train links to the city come into Bank and Stratford stations.
Some ‘no-frills’ European airlines fly to Luton Airport and you may find this a cheaper option than other airlines. National Rail trains run from the airport to St Pancras International Station where you can change to London Underground.
London can be reached direct by train from mainland Europe. The Eurostar train runs from mainland Europe to St Pancras International Station, where you can change to London Underground system.
Travel in London
To plan your journey inside London, and to/from your arrival airport visit Transport for London Journey Planner.
Travel to the Conference Venue
In addition to private/taxi travel there are several options of public transport to and from the conference venue.
National Rail System
The closest train stations to our Southwark Campus are London Waterloo, London Bridge and Elephant & Castle. To plan your train journey using National Rail to our Southwark Campus visit Transport for London Journey Planner. Also, use the National Rail website to plan your journey into London by train.
St Pancras International train station
London Underground Network
The campus is well served by London Underground. The nearest Tube station, Elephant & Castle, is just metres from the campus and offers both the Bakerloo and Northern lines. To plan your tube journey to the University use the Transport for London Journey Planner.
London Bus Network
A large number of buses travel to and connect in the Elephant and Castle area from across London. To plan your bus journey to the Southwark Campus use the Transport for London Journey Planner.