Gatwick Airport is the most conveniently located airport in relation to the Symposium venue.
Gatwick Express trains depart for Victoria station every 15 minutes, with a journey time of 30 minutes. This is a direct service and the fastest way to travel to central London. You can reach your Symposium seat in less than 60 minutes after landing.
Heathrow Airport is London’s largest airport. The quickest way of getting to the Symposium from Heathrow is the Heathrow Express direct train, departing for Paddington station every 15 minutes, with a journey time of 15 to 25 minutes depending on destination terminal. It could take less than 75 minutes to arrive at the Symposium.
Alternatively, Heathrow Connect trains arrive at Paddington station, with an average journey time of 30 minutes. In addition, London Underground serves the airport with the Piccadilly line, however services are much slower and is less comfortable. Average journey time is 50 minutes.
London City Airport
London’s newest airport, London City is served by the Docklands Light Railway (DLR). DLR services run every 8 to 15 minutes to central London, with efficient connections to the Underground. Arriving here, it would take you less than 60 minutes to get to the Symposium.
Other airport options
London Stansted and London Luton are alternative airports that are located a bit further away.
Stansted Express trains depart for Liverpool Street station every 15 minutes, with a journey time of 45 minutes. Travel time to Symposium: approximately 90 minutes.
Luton Parkway Station is connected to the airport by a regular free shuttle bus (8 minute journey). Frequent rail services into London run throughout the day and night. Travel time to Symposium: approximately 90 minutes.
Eurostar services arrive into King’s Cross St Pancras, one of the best-connected train stations in London. From here you can take the Victoria Line direct to Victoria. You would be in a Symposium session in less than 45 minutes from your arrival in London.