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Getting There - London


how to get to london

London is the capital of England and one of the biggest cities in the world. London is located in the South-east of the UK. London is reachable by road, rail and air


The main coach station in London is Victoria Coach Station. There are coaches regularly travelling to London from many UK towns and cities.


From the East – Take the A1/M1
From the West, Midlands or Glasgow– Take the M6 to the M1
From South Wales, Bristol or Wiltshire – Take the M4

See the approximate distance and length of car journey below

Distance Time
Birmingham 120 Miles 2 Hours & 10 Minutes
Manchester 200 Miles 3 Hours & 30 Minutes
Nottingham 130 Miles 2 Hours & 25 Minutes
Leeds 200 Miles 3 Hours & 25 Minutes
Newcastle 285 Miles 4 Hours & 50 Minutes
Glasgow 400 Miles 6 Hours & 40 Minutes
Cardiff 150 Miles 2 Hours & 40 Minutes


London train station is located in the city centre.

See the approximate length of train journey below

Birmingham 2 Hours
Manchester 2 Hours & 30 Minutes
Nottingham 2 Hours
Leeds 2 Hours & 15 Minutes
Newcastle 3 Hours & 20 Minutes
Glasgow 5 Hours
Cardiff 2 Hours & 40 Minutes


If you're travelling to London by air you will need to fly to either Heathrow (LHR), Gatwick (LGW) or Stansted (STN)

Tip for travelling

Groups of 3 or more people travelling together are often eligible for group travel discounts when travelling by train or coach. Please check with your provider prior to booking your tickets separately.


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