London Airport and Roads

By Travel Infoz Member on 17/01/2008
No city can become and remain a popular tourist destination without being connected to the rest of the world. Communication means as well as the means of transportation are very important in this regard. Air travel is preferred by most of the tourists when they Plan to visit London. It saves time to reach London in this way. The other means of transport are also well developed. The city of London has three major airports serving the place. These airports are quite busy in terms of passenger traffic are well connected with the city, every airport is easily reachable from the city of London, by bus, train and taxi. The city of London is in the midst of all these three airports, and flying to and from the city is very convenient for tourists all over the world.
The London City Airport is located at a distance of 10 miles from the city center in the Royal Docks. You can easily catch an airport bus which leaves every half an hour from the terminal and takes passengers to the canning town, Liverpool Street and Canary Wharf, all these streets are also well linked with the underground metro network.
Gatwick International Airport is situated 28 miles towards the south of London. The Airport directly links with the M23 and the A23 with the first one connecting to Junction 9 and the latter connecting at the London to Brighton Road. The M25 later on connects with an extensive network of UKs motorways and roads.
London Luton Airport is also located near to M25 and M1, and is easily reached throughout the country. The airport is only 32 miles from the Central London city, 30 miles from North London, 25 miles from Milton Keynes, 90 miles from Birmingham, 50 miles from Oxford, 35 miles from Cambridge and 22 miles from Bedford.
London Heathrow Airport, one of the busiest airports in the world, and also one of the largest ones, is located 15 miles towards the west end of London. It takes only 20 minutes for passengers to reach the central city of London while traveling by car from London Heathrow Airport. Although, the best advisable way to commute to the airport is by train, which departs every 15 minutes from the airport and is also the fastest way to reach the city, as the roads of the city can be quite congested due to heavy traffic flow.