Getting to your accommodation

Getting to your accommodation

By underground/train/coach

From Heathrow Airport
Take the Underground (Piccadilly) from Heathrow Airport to central London. To get to Victoria Station change on to the District and Circle line at South Kensington. Or, take the Heathrow Express (a direct overland train service) to London Paddington Station. This train leaves every 15 minutes and takes about 15 minutes. You can also take a National Express coach into central London.

From Gatwick Airport
Take the Gatwick Express (rapid direct train service) to London Victoria Station. This train leaves every 15 minutes and takes about 30 minutes.

From Stansted Airport
Take the National Express Coach which runs frequently to Victoria Station. The journey is about 90 minutes.

From Victoria Station.
From Victoria Station you can take either a taxi or public transport (the Underground, a train or a bus) to your Homestay or other accommodation. The nearest train or underground station to your Homestay will be shown on the Accommodation Form that we send you.

By taxi

Victoria School can arrange transfer service for students arriving at all London airports and some railway or coach stations in London. The student will be driven directly to his or her accommodation. Please see table below for the prices. There may be an extra cost if your arrival is delayed or postponed.

Taxi Prices 2017 Single Return
Heathrow Airport £60 £120
Gatwick Airport £60 £120
Stansted Airport £80 £160
Luton Airport £80 £160
- Price may vary slightly depending on the precise destination.

We recommend coach or train transfers from Stansted, Luton or City Airport.

The London Underground

Click here for a map of the London Underground