Planning to travel to the United Kingdom by plane? There are over 40 airports around the UK, some of which top the list of the busiest airports in Europe. The map below shows a list of all major UK domestic and international airports. Scroll down to find more information about these major UK airports and the best ways to travel to and from them by train or coach.
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London is serviced by six major international airports, making it one of the most accessible city hubs to travel to and from almost anywhere in the world. The major airports in London are —
Find out more information on how to get to and from London's major airports below.
London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) is the busiest airport in the UK, seeing over 70m passengers per year. Heathrow passengers can get to and from the airport’s main stations from central London in as little as 15 mins by express train. Find out how to get to London Heathrow Airport below.
Gatwick Airport is approximately 27 miles from central London and is the second busiest airport in the UK. London Gatwick’s north and south terminals are easily accessible by train from a number of popular central and southern stations. Find out how to get to London Gatwick Airport below.
London Stansted Airport is approximately 38 miles from central London and serves many popular budget European and international flight routes. Stansted Airport’s train station is accessible from several popular cities by train. Find out how to get to London Stansted Airport below.
London Luton Airport is the only airport in London without its own train station in the terminal, however regular bus shuttle services run from the main terminal to Luton Airport Parkway station which is a 30-45 min journey from the city. Find out how to get to London Luton Airport below.
Located around 50 miles east of central London, the fastest way to travel to the city is by train. The journey takes around one hour on mainline services to the city centre, with regular services going directly to and from the airport arrivals terminal. Find out how to get to London Southend Airport below.
London City Airport is the closest airport to central London, located on the banks of the River Thames only seven miles from the city centre. London City Airport is accessible on Docklands Light Railway (DLR) trains in Zone 3 of the London Underground tube network. Find out how to get to London City Airport below.
There are several major international airports that service the north of England. Find out more about the major airports in the north and how to get to and from below.
There are a few major international airports that service the UK midlands. Find out more about the major midlands airports and how to get to and from here.
Find out more about the major airports in the west of England Wales, and how to get to and from them here.
Scotland has three major international airports that service the far-north of the United Kingdom. Find out more about these airports and how to get to and from them using the links below.