Getting to London

The conference venue is in Mile End - an area of East London. The closest underground stations are Mile End (Central, District and Hammersmith & City Lines) and Stepney Green (Hammersmith & City and District Lines).

 

By Train

Travelling within the UK

For full details of travelling to London from across the UK visit www.nationalrail.co.uk.

Travelling from outside the UK

You can reach London directly from Brussels, Lille and Paris via the Eurostar. The Eurostar also connects London indirectly with many other major cities.There are frequent services to St Pancras International running throughout the day.

St Pancras International is a 25-minute tube journey from Mile End.

 


By Coach

The vast majority of coach journeys to London will end at Victoria Coach Station. From here it is a 25-minute tube journey to Mile End.

Travelling within the UK

National Express and Megabus run frequent services connecting London to other parts of the UK.

Travelling from outside the UK

Eurolines and Megabus run frequent services from across continental Europe.

 


By Plane

London is well-served by 6 airports: Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, City, Luton and Southend. You can fly to London from every major city in the world.

Stansted and Southend are the closest airports to East London and will offer the most convenient onward connections. Heathrow and Gatwick are the largest airports and will offer the widest range of flights.

STANSTED -- SOUTHEND -- HEATHROW -- GATWICK -- CITY -- LUTON


Transfers to/from Stansted

From Stansted you can take the train into central London and then get the underground to the venue. Alternatively, you can get a coach directly to Mile End.

Train

The Stansted Express runs from Stansted to London Liverpool Street station every 15 minutes and takes just 45 minutes. Liverpool Street is a 5-minute tube journey from Mile End.

Coach

National Express route A8 runs directly from Stansted Airport to Mile End underground station (5 minutes walk from the conference venue). For information, tickets and timetables visit: www.nationalexpress.com.

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Transfers to/from Southend

From Southend you will need to travel into central London and then get the underground, a bus or a taxi to the venue.

Train

There are 8 trains an hour between Southend Airport and Straford(~44 mins) or London Liverpool Street(~55 mins) train stations. For more information visit: www.nationalrail.co.uk. Liverpool Street and Stratford are a 5-minute tube journey from Mile End.

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TRANSFERS TO/FROM HEATHROW

From Heathrow you will need to travel into central London and then get the underground, a bus or a taxi to the venue.

Train

The fastest way to reach central London from Heathrow is via the Heathrow Express which runs every 15-30 minutes and takes just 15 minutes to reach London Paddington Station. Paddington is a 25-minute tube journey from Mile End.

There are also slower standard fare trains. More info at: www.nationalrail.co.uk.

Underground

The Piccadilly Line runs from all Heathrow terminals into central London. For more information visit www.tfl.gov.uk.

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Transfers to/from Gatwick

From Gatwick you will need to travel into central London and then get the underground, a bus or a taxi to the venue.

Train

The fastest way to reach central London from Gatwick is via the Gatwick Express which runs every 15 minutes and takes just 30 minutes to reach London Victoria Station.

Alternatively, slower standard fare trains run between Gatwick and London Victoria or St Pancras International. More info at: www.nationalrail.co.uk. Victoria is a 25-minute tube journey from Mile End. St Pancras is a 25-minute tube journey from Mile End.

Coach

For information on coach journeys between Gatwick and central London click here.

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Transfers to/from City Airport

City Airport is located in central London. It has its own station on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR). One of the routes is to go with the DLR via West Ham and change to the District or Hammersmith & City Line Westbound to Mile End. This takes approximately 25 mins.

For more information about travelling to/from City Airport visit the airport's website.

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Transfers to/from Luton

From Luton you will need to travel into central London and then get the underground, a bus or a taxi to the venue.

Train

Trains to St Pancras International run frequently from Luton Airport Parkway station. For full details of the train services available visit: www.london-luton.co.uk/rail. St Pancras International is a 25-minute tube journey from Mile End.

Coach

For full details of coaches to central London visit: www.london-luton.co.uk/coach

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