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UK Airports

 

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 by train or coach.

Click on the icons in the map to view more information about each airport ^

Airports in London

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 —

  • London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
  • London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
  • London Stansted Airport (STN)
  • London Luton Airport (LTN)
  • London Southend Airport (SEN)
  • London City Airport (LCY)

Find out more information on how to get to and from London's major airports below.

London Airports Map

Plane over London

LHR

London Heathrow Airport

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.

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Buses to Heathrow Airport

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LGW

London Gatwick Airport

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.

plane departing icon Trains to Gatwick Airport

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Buses to Gatwick Airport

Buses from Gatwick Airport

 

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STN

London Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport is approximately 38 miles from central London by train, 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.

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Buses to Stansted Airport

Buses from Stansted Airport

 

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LTN

London Luton Airport

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.

plane departing icon Trains to Luton Airport

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Buses to Luton Airport

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SEN

London Southend Airport

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.

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Plane flying over London City

LCY

London City Airport

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.

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Airports in Northern England

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.

Manchester Airport

MAN

Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport is the third busiest airport in the UK and is located nine miles from the Manchester city centre. Find out how to get there and browse the best transfer deals below.

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Buses to Manchester Airport

 

Newcastle Airport

NCL

Newcastle Airport

Newcastle International Airport is approximately six miles north of the city of Newcastle and serves as a hub to the far north of England. Find out how to get there below.

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Liverpool

LPL

Liverpool Airport

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is approximately nine miles from city of Liverpool and is accessible via a bus or taxi from Liverpool South Park Rail Station. Find out how to get there by public transport below.

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Leeds Historic City Centre

LBA

Leeds Bradford Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport is approximately nine miles from city of Leeds and is accessible via a shuttle bus service that connects to major train stations in Leeds, Bradford and Harrogate. Find out how to get there below.

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UK Midlands Airports

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.

Birmingham

BHX

Birmingham International Airport

Birmingham International connects the midlands with the rest of the world via Birmingham International Station and the free Air-Rail Link monorail. Find out how to get there below.

plane departing icon Trains to Birmingham Airport

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Buses to Birmingham Airport

 

East Midlands Nottingham City

EMA

East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport is the major airport for East Midlands destinations including Derby, Nottingham and Long Eaton. Find out how to get to the airport from these destinations below.

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West England and Wales Airports

Find out more about the major airports in the west of England Wales, and how to get to and from them here.

Bristol

BRS

Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport is located approximately eight miles from the city centre of Bristol, and is the closest major airport to surrounding areas including Bath and Swindon. Find out how to get there below.

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Exeter City Centre

EXT

Exeter Airport

Exeter Airport is located approximately six miles from the centre of Exeter, services many of the coastal towns and beaches in Devon including Torquay and Exmouth. Find out how to get there below.

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Scotland Airports

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.

Edinburgh Landscape

EDI

Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport is located approximately nine miles from the Edinburgh city centre and has many transport links to get to and from the city. 

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Glasgow landscape

GLA

Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport is an airport in Scotland located approximately nine miles from the city centre of Glasgow. Find out how to get there below.

plane departing icon Trains to Glasgow Airport

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Aberdeen

ABZ

Aberdeen Airport

Aberdeen International Airport is located approximately eight miles north-west of Aberdeen city centre. Find out how to get there below.

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