There are 6 airports serving the capital, London, convenient for just about any direction you are coming from or going to in the UK: Heathrow, London City, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, and Southend. The closest airport to the centre of London is London City (7.7 miles away), followed by Heathrow (14.4 miles away), Gatwick (24.5 miles away), Luton (28 miles away), Stansted (31.4 miles away), and Southend, the furthest (44.5 miles away). All airports are well connected by road, direct and indirect train services, shuttle services and bus. You can find just about any airline and fly to just about any destination imaginable from London’s airports.
London’s airports are also packed with numerous facilities and amenities to pass the time, including shops, lounges, currency exchange booths, and restaurants. The airports also provide vast on-site parking opportunities and nearby hotels.