Useful Information

Below we included some useful information on how to get to/from London's major airports to our apartment locations, getting around London and London's most important attractions. The information we provide below is not comprehensive and we therefore advice you to check-out official websites to make the most out of your trip to this wonderful City.

GETTING FROM LONDON'S MAJOR AIRPORTS TO:

  • Lancaster Gate
  • Heathrow airport: Heathrow Express or National rail train to Paddington station. The premises are only a 5-10 min walk from Paddington station or you might wish to grab a black cab (taxi) from the station. Make sure to also check-out the official links on getting to and from Heathrow airport and Transport for London.

    Gatwick airport: Gatwick Express or National rail train to Victoria station. Then hop onto Victoria line from Victoria to Lancaster Gate station or grab a black cab (taxi) from the station. Make sure to also check-out the official links on getting to and from Gatwick airport and Transport for London.

    Stansted airport: Stansted Express to Liverpool Street station. Then hop onto Central line from Liverpool Street to Lancaster Gate station (same line). Alternatively check-out this official link on getting to and from Stansted airport. Make sure to also check-out the official links on getting to and from Stansted airport and Transport for London.
  • Islington (Angel)
  • Heathrow airport: Take the Piccadilly line straight from the airport to King’s Cross station and from there you may walk, take the bus or take the Northern line to Angel station. Alternatively check-out the official links on getting to and from Heathrow airport and Transport for London.

    Gatwick airport: National rail train to London Bridge and from there take the Northern line to Angel station. Make sure to also check-out the official links on getting to and from Gatwick airport and Transport for London.

    Stansted airport: National rail train to Tottenham Hale rail station and from there take the Victoria line to King’s Cross station. From King’s Cross station, you may walk, take the bus or take the Northern line to Angel station. Make sure to also check-out the official links on getting to and from Stansted airport and Transport for London.
  • West Hampstead
  • Heathrow airport: Take the Piccadilly line straight from the airport to Green Park station and then hop onto Jubilee line from Green Park to West Hampstead. Make sure to also check-out the official links on getting to and from Heathrow airport and Transport for London.

    Gatwick airport: Gatwick Express or National rail train to Victoria station. Then hop onto Victoria line from Victoria to Green Park to change to Jubilee line from Green Park to West Hampstead station. Make sure to also check-out the official links on getting to and from Gatwick airport and Transport for London.

    Stansted airport: National rail train directly from Stansted to Tottenham Hale station and from there take the Victoria line to Highbury & Islington. From Highbury & Islington you may then take the DLR to West Hampstead. Make sure to also check-out the official links on getting to and from Stansted airport and Transport for London.
  • Highbury
  • Heathrow airport: Take the Piccadilly line straight from the airport to Finsbury Park station (same line) for key collection at Central Park Hotel. Make sure to also check-out the official links on getting to and from Heathrow airport and Transport for London.

    Gatwick airport: Gatwick Express or National rail train to Victoria station. Then hop onto Victoria line from Victoria to Finsbury Park station (same line) for key collection at Central Park Hotel
    Make sure to also check-out the official links on getting to and from Gatwick airport and Transport for London.

    Stansted airport: National rail train directly from Stansted to Tottenham Hale station and from there take the Victoria line to Finsbury station (same line) for key collection at Central Park Hotel. Make sure to also check-out the official links on getting to and from Stansted airport and Transport for London.

GETTING AROUND LONDON

London is divided into nine travel zones. Zones 1 and 2 are in central London and Zones 6-9 are on the outskirts of the city. You may download a London underground map from here. Prior to travel make sure to keep an eye on Transport for London’s website for updates on planned works or updates of travel information.

You can either use an Oyster card or a contactless credit card to pay for journeys on bus, Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and most National Rail services in London.

ATTRACTIONS

Don't miss these top attractions during your trip to London!

  • Coca-Cola London Eye
  • Big Ben - Elizabeth Tower
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Changing the Guard - Buckingham Palace
  • Tower Bridge
  • Tower of London
  • SEA LIFE London Aquarium
  • The London Dungeon

    Tip! The London Pass: This sightseeing city card might be a good option to save both time and money!

  • MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

    Passion for history? Perhaps for art? London's museums have something for all tastes.

  • British Museum
  • Natural History Museum
  • Science Museum
  • The National Gallery
  • Tate Modern
  • Madame Tussauds

  • PARKS & GARDENS

    If you are lucky enough to have a sunny day in London... visit these parks!

  • Hyde Park
  • The Regent's Park
  • St Jame's Park
  • Richmond Park
  • Greenwich Park
  • Hampstead Heath
  • Crystal Palace Park
  • Kensington Gardens
  • Kew Gardens

  • MARKETS

    There's no better way to discover this cosmopolitan city than visiting its markets, a real mix of cultures.

  • Borough Market
  • Brick Lane
  • Camden Lock Market
  • Covent Garden
  • Portobello Road Market
  • Columbia Flower Market

  • THEATRES

    London offers the opportunity to enjoy some of the world's best theatre.

  • The Lion King musical
  • Aladdin musical
  • Les Misérables
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • Wicked

  • SIGHTSEEING WITH CHILDREN

    Are you visiting London with your family? There are plenty of activities to do with your little ones (or not that little ones...)!

  • Hamleys
  • M&M's World
  • Rainforest Cafe
  • Harry Potter Studio Tour
  • City Sightseeing, Hop-on Hop-off
  • V&A Museum of childhood