As a gateway to the UK, London benefits from a superb global airline network. It is served by five international airports and 1 International train station where Eurostar trains arrive daily from France, Amsterdam and Belgium.
Travelling By Plane
If you arrive to Heathrow airport, you can get to central London using the Heathrow Express (4 non-stop trains an hour), the Piccadilly line (Tube), the newly launched Elizabeth Line (from Dec 2018) or pre-book a taxi.
London Gatwick is the second largest airport in the UK and the sixth busiest international airport in the world. The centre of London can be reached in just 20 minutes by the Gatwick Express train to Victoria station (direct train) or in just over 30 minutes by normal train (with stops).
London Luton is the 7th largest airport in the UK. The centre of London can be reached in just 45 minutes by direct trains to St. Pancras, Farringdon and London Blackfriars stations.
London Stansted is the city's third international gateway. It is one of Europe's fastest growing airports. The centre of London can be reached in 45 minutes using the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street station.
London City serves 29 destinations and 14 airlines. It is served by the DLR line towards Tower Gateway or Bank. Change at Canning Town for the Jubilee line towards Westminster.
Travelling By Train
The Eurostar arrives and departs several times a day from King's Cross St Pancras to destinations in France and Brussels and the newly launched route to Amsterdam.
Comprehensive travel information can be found on Visit London's official website .
The QEII Centre is located in Westminster, central London and can easily be reached by public transport.
The full address is:
London SW1P 3EE
Getting to the QEII Centre By Underground
Westminster Station (Circle, District and Jubilee lines) - This is a
Directions: Exit the station via Exit 6 through the underground tunnel towards Parliament Square. You will come to street level on Whitehall. Turn left into Parliament Square, cross the road ahead of you then turn right into Broad Sanctuary.
The QEII Centre is on your right, directly opposite Westminster Abbey.
St James Park Station (Circle and District lines) - Not a step-free station.
Take the Broadway exit from the tube station and walk straight down Tothill Street. At the end of this street turn left and you will see the QEII Centre directly in front of you.
Victoria Station (Circle, District and Victoria lines) - Not a step-free station.
Exit from the front of the station, turn right and walk down Victoria Street. At the end of Victoria Street is Broad Sanctuary, the QEII Centre is on the left, opposite Westminster Abbey.
Getting to the QEII Centre by Bus
Buses 11,24,53,77a and 88 all stop at Parliament Square. The QEII Centre is just to the west of the square, directly opposite Westminster Abbey. To plan your bus route, use the Transport for London journey planner.
Getting to the QEII Centre by Train
There are three mainline rail stations walking distance from the QEII Centre: Charing Cross, Victoria
To plan your train journey to London from other destinations in the UK, you can use National Rail Enquiries.
To plan your travel from the other mainline terminals in central London (St Pancras International for Eurostar trains, King's Cross, Paddington, Liverpool Street, London Bridge) use the Transport for London journey planner.
Walking From Charing Cross
Exit the front of Charing Cross Station and turn left towards Trafalgar Square. Turn left down Whitehall and continue until Parliament Square. Follow Parliament Square around to the right and turn right onto Broad Sanctuary. The QEII Centre is on your right directly opposite Westminster Abbey.
Walking From Victoria
Exit the front of Victoria Station, walk across the bus stand area and turn right onto Victoria Street. Continue along Victoria Street until you reach Westminster Abbey. The QEII Centre is on your left, directly opposite the Abbey.
Walking From Waterloo
Exit the station onto York Road. Turn left and walk to the roundabout with County Hall Hotel on your right. Cross York Road and take Westminster Bridge Road on your right. Cross the bridge to Parliament Square and follow Parliament Square around to the right. Turn right onto Broad Sanctuary. The QEII Centre is on your right directly opposite Westminster Abbey.
St Pancras International Eurostar
You can reach St Pancras International Station easily by public transport from Victoria Station.
More information on Airports, how to travel around London and useful tips, can be found on https://www.visitlondon.com/traveller-information/getting-around-london/london-transport