Getting to Know Heathrow Airports, Taxi Hires and Airport Transfers
You are now in one of the 6 international airports of London. How would you continue your travels safely and comfortably? Let’s check out the international airports of London and see which bus stations are connected to them. By familiarizing the airports, you will not have a hard time choosing which one you will book for. Booking a flight that will land on the airport situated in the same area you will visit or stay in will be a good idea.
London’s international airports are located at various directions from the city centre. The airports are namely – Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, London City airport and the Southend. All 6 airports have access to both private taxis and public transport. Public transport means buses, trains and the tube. Airport transfers are also available. Their route is regularly from the airport to some general points in the centre of London.
The most packed of all 6 and the busiest is the London Heathrow. It is connected to tube stations number 1, 4 and 5. While the second busiest is the Gatwick. It is also connected to three tube stations – the Southern trains, the First Capital Connect and the Gatwick Express. Taxis on the other hand, can also be booked in advance or availed from the airport. Luton airport is situated in Bedfordshire, 32 miles from the middle of London. It is connected by First Capital Connect which runs to the National Express, Stage Coach, Easy bus and East midland. Taxis can easily be availed outside the airport.
Public transport is also linked to Stansted airport. Its one and only terminal has access to licensed taxis and minicabs. People who use the London city airport go to London mostly for business reasons. These are the people who choose private taxi services as it allows them to get to their destinations on time.
Taxis are still generally preferred by most people even though public transport are readily available. With taxis, passengers are more comfortable and are always on time.
Going to London during winter may have a lot of risks. It can ruin your travel plans. Cancellations, absence of public transport and delayed flights may all occur during the winter season. If this ever happens, it is safe to pre-book taxis to be able to cope up with the scenario better. Free flight monitoring services and pick-up schedules are automatically made when booking for a taxi. For night flights, the best option will be to hire a taxi or a private airport transport. Also, taxi or airport transport drivers are not only entertainers but are also very well trained to handle any traffic situation that he encounters. You also will not need to hire a tourist guide as your taxi drivers can serve as your personal tour guide.