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Housing & Transportation - London

Housing

You will live in a student residence. All students will be assigned double rooms at the residence and will be able to request a roommate.

  • Earliest check-in to dorms: TBA
  • Latest check-out of dorms: TBA

Transportation

Transportation from the Airport

You will most likely arrive at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). This airport is located 22 km west of Central London. There are two options to get to to central London from Heathrow: the London Underground and Heathrow Express.

  • London Underground

There are three stations at Heathrow Airport located in Terminals 1,2,&3, Terminal 4 and Terminal 5

  • Heathrow Express
Non-stop trains run every 15 minutes. The journey between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminals 1, 2 & 3 takes 15 minutes (a few minutes more for Terminals 4 or 5).

Transportation within London

The Underground (within London city limits) - are designated by color.

Buses - Buses will also take you anywhere in London and are a nice way to explore the city. 

Tube/Bus passes (weekly or monthly) available and are cheaper than buying tickets every day. Your Oyster Card pass is good for the Tube as well as buses. Maps are also available in any Tube station. Most of you will want to purchase a Oyster Card.

More Info: www.tfl.gov.uk