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List of airports in London

Updated on July 31, 2012

London Airports:

London is the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom and the largest urban zone in the European union. The city combines old fashioned charm, education, finance, commerce, healthcare, tourism, transport and a great deal of fun. Here is a list of airports in London including gatwick, London city, Heathrow and Stansted airport.

London airports list:

Gatwick airport in London
Gatwick airport in London

1. Gatwick airport:

It is located 30 miles south of central London. Gatwick express train service runs to Victoria and takes almost 30 minutes. They charge £15.95 for one way and a return ticket cost from £27.40.

Southern express also runs a rail service between Gatwick airport and Clapham junction/ Victoria station every 15 minutes. The journey takes about 35 minutes. Cost is £12.50 single. The currency symbol is the pound sign.

You can get into town by taxi and it costs around £99. You can check the Gatwick website for more details.

2. London city airport: London city airport is located 9 miles east of central London.

DLR or the docklands light railway: DLR train service runs to the London city airport. It takes approximately 20 minutes. Ticket cost is £4.

A taxi into town cost around £30 to central London. Always check the London city airport for ticket price information and other details.

3. Heathrow airport:

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Heathrow airport, London, UK

It is located on 15 miles west of central London. Heathrow express runs to Paddington every 15 minutes and it takes about 20 minutes. Ticket price is £16.50 for a single and a return cost from £32.

Heathrow connect rail service runs to Paddington every half - hour and takes almost 25 minutes. It takes extra time in case of traffic jams. Ticket cost is £8.50 for a single and a return cost from £16.50.


There is a tube ride on the Piccadilly line to central London and it takes about 1 hour. Train runs every few minutes. Ticket price for a single is £5.

National express: National express runs coaches to Victoria every 20 to 30 minutes. It takes about 1 hour. Ticket charge is £5 for a single and a return cost from £9.

A taxi into town might cost around 65 pounds. Check the Heathrow's website for more information.

4. Stansted airport:

Stansted airport terminal
Stansted airport terminal

London travel guide

Stansted airport is located about 35 miles north-east of central London. Stansted express train service runs every 15 minutes to Liverpool street station. It takes about 45 to 50 minutes. Ticket price for a single is £29 and a return cost from £27.30.

Airbus coach service also runs coaches to Victoria and takes about 90 minutes. Coaches runs every 20 minutes. Ticket cost is £10 for a single and a return cost from £17.

A taxi into london can cost around £100. Check their Stansted airport website for more details.

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