Travelling from the airport to GLC
Arriving in the UK
Before you arrive in the UK, we recommend that you book our Airport Transfer Service.
We will arrange for a taxi to collect you at the airport and take you to your accommodation. We can also book you a taxi to take you back to the airport when you leave.
Prices for this service can be found in the following.
Airport Transfer Service
London Heathrow Airport : approximately £60 London City Airport : approximately £60
London Gatwick Airport : approximately £66 Stanstead Airport : approximately £66
Luton Airport : approximately £80
Prices are for single journeys. Prices given are to central London and will vary depending on how close your accommodation is to your airport.
Students can guarantee one person occupation by paying a supplement of £10.
Waiting time if you or your flight are delayed more than one hour: £20 per hour.
Minibus prices are available on request.
NB. Students aged 16 or 17: You must carry your GLC Parental Consent Form, which you can download here→ GLC Parental Consent Form
We advise you to book our airport taxi pick up service to ensure safe and comfortable transfer to your place of accommodation.
Express Mail Service
To receive your confirmation documents by express mail: £35
Alternatively, you may like to use public transportation (much cheaper!) to travel to your accommodation when you arrive. If you click the link below you can find a guide on how to travel to the city by public transport.
How to travel from the Airport to Global London College
Your journey time and cost from the airport will vary depending on where your accommodation is.
Once you have booked your course and accommodation, our office will tell you the location of your
accommodation so you can plan your journey there from the airport. Below are the main routes into
Central London from the main airports and from the Euro star terminal:
Heathrow: Heathrow airport is on the Piccadilly Underground Line and tube trains run from here
into Central London taking about 45-60 minutes depending on your final destination. You can buy a
Zone 1-6 one day travel card for this journey.
Follow the link for different types of tickets and prices.
You can also get the ‘Heathrow Express’. This is a fast train service to take you to Paddington Train
Station, a central location, in just 15 minutes. From there you can buy a travel card and take an underground train
or a bus to your final location.
For Information and ticket prices for Heathrow Express, please follow the links below.
Gatwick: The best way to get from Gatwick to London is using the ‘Gatwick Express’ train. This takes
about 30 minutes from Gatwick to London Victoria Station in the centre of London. From there you
can take a bus or tube train to your accommodation.
For further information and ticket prices for Gatwick Express, please follow the links below.
Luton: From Luton Airport Parkway station, you can take a mainline train to London St. Pancras
station. This will take about 45 minutes. From there, you can take a bus or a tube train to your
For further information and ticket prices for Luton Airport, Please follow the links below.http://www.tfl.gov.uk/gettingaround/2558.aspx
Stansted: From Stansted you can take a mainline train to London Liverpool Street. This will take
about 45 minutes. From there, you can take a bus or a tube train to your accommodation.
For further information on Stansted Express trains, please follow the links below.
London City: From London City Airport you can take a DLR (Docklands Light Railway) train into the
centre of London and then change onto an Underground Line to take you to your accommodation.
You can buy a Zone 1-6 day travel card for the day.
For further details on different types of tickets and prices, please follow the links below.
St. Pancras (Eurostar): St Pancras train station is serviced by 6 London Underground lines as well as
bus routes. From here it will therefore be possible to take an Underground train or a bus to your
accommodation. You can buy a Zone 1-6 day travel card for this journey. Global London College is
located just 10 minutes by bus 63 and bus 45 to St. Pancras, so those arriving at St. Pancras and staying at the
London Central on-site Residence may like to take a local taxi from the rank at the station.
Please follow the link for ticket prices for different zones.
For information on ticket prices please follow the links, once on the link please enter dates and times
for your arrival and departure to get ticket prices.
Global London College is located close to Blackfriars Underground station on the District Line.
To help you plan your journey by train, Underground (tube) and bus, and check exact prices, you
may find the following websites helpful:
www.nationalrail.co.uk for mainline trains
www.tfl.gov.uk for London Underground trainsPrices and information correct at time of publication, May 2014