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Airports in England

Birmingham Airport (BHX)

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (12km) southeast of Birmingham.

Getting to the city

Buses to the city centre and surrounds can be caught opposite the airport at the Bus and Coach Terminus. Birmingham city centre can also be reached via Birmingham International railway station connected to the airport by a free monorail system called the Air-Rail Link. Trains run from Birmingham International Station to Birmingham New Street Station and vice versa throughout the day but are less frequent in the evenings and on weekends. For onward travel, Birmingham International Station is connected to over 100 towns in and around the UK.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Bristol International Airport (BRS)

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) southwest of Bristol city centre.

Getting to the city

Bristol International Flyer Express buses depart for the city centre (including the train station) around the clock, every eight minutes during peak hours, and every 30 minutes off-peak. It costs around £7 for a one-way ticket. Taxis are also available outside the terminal.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA)

Location

The airport is situated nine miles (14km) northwest of Leeds.

Getting to the city

The bus services run frequently from the airport to Leeds and Bradford city centre bus and rail stations. The bus services link the airport to Leeds City Rail Station, from where connections can be made to all parts of the UK.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)113 250 9696.

see full airport guide


Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL)

Location

The airport is situated seven miles (11km) southeast of Liverpool.

Getting to the city

Airlink buses operate to the city centre and to local rail and bus stations for further travel. Buses leave from the front of the Airport Terminal Building. Liverpool South Parkway is the nearest rail station to the Airport serving the local/regional rail network. Liverpool Lime Street services local, regional and mainland services. Both have bus links with the Airport. Taxis are also available.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


London City Airport (LCY)

Location

The airport is situated at the Royal Docks, 10 miles (16km) from the West End.

Getting to the city

Docklands Light Railway (DLR) departs from London City Airport every 8-15 minutes to Canning Town, Woolwich Arsenal and Bank. There are regular Transport for London buses from the airport to stations throughout London. Nearby National Rail stations are reached via the Jubilee line from Canning Town (a seven-minute DLR journey). Licensed taxis (black cabs) are available outside the terminal building, a taxi to the centre of London will take only 20 to 30 minutes and cost roughly £20. Car rental desks are situated on the ground floor. There are also chauffeur services available from Quay Cars.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)20 7646 0088.

see full airport guide


London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Location

The airport is situated 28 miles (45km) south of London.

Getting to the city

The easiest and quickest way into London from Gatwick is on the Gatwick Express train, which takes 30 minutes to the central Victoria railway station. Local buses call at both terminals and run between Gatwick and key destinations including Crawley, Horley, Redhill and Horsham. Taxis are also available from the airport into town, while coaches take passengers to destinations including Heathrow, central London, Bristol and Brighton (ticket desks are in the North and South Terminals). Car rental companies operate from both terminals.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)870 000 2468.

see full airport guide


London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

Location

The airport is situated 15 miles (24km) west of London.

Getting to the city

The quickest way into London is on the Heathrow Express train, which leaves every 15 minutes for Paddington station, takes 15 minutes, and costs £22 if booked online or at a ticket machine, or £27 on-board. Paddington has good connections to the other London railway stations and all parts of London via the London Underground. Heathrow is also on the Piccadilly underground line, which takes passengers into central London in around 50 minutes. The National Express coach service runs to central London and other towns and cities throughout the UK.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)8700 000 123.

see full airport guide


London Luton Airport (LTN)

Location

The airport is situated 32 miles (52km) northwest of London.

Getting to the city

Trains leave regularly to Kings Cross, Farringdon, City Thameslink, Blackfriars and London Bridge stations. Train journeys to central London take 20-25 minutes with providers such as East Midlands Trains and First Capital Connect. Tickets can be bought from the Onward Travel centre at the airport or online. Luton Airport Parkway Train Station is connected to the terminal by a free shuttle bus service. Easybus, Green Line and National Express buses run daily between the airport and central London. Taxis operate from outside the airport terminal 24-hours a day and car rental is also available.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)1582 405 100.

see full airport guide


London Stansted Airport (STN)

Location

The airport is situated 34 miles (55km) northeast of London.

Getting to the city

The Stansted Express rail service operates between London's Liverpool Street station and the airport, taking approximately 45 minutes. There are also bus and coach services to Victoria Coach Station, Heathrow and Gatwick airports, among other London and national destinations. The bus and coach station is opposite the main terminal entrance. Coach tickets are available from the ticket desk in arrivals and at the station; a ticket to Victoria costs £10.50. Taxis are available outside the terminal building and car rental is also available.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)844 335 1803.

see full airport guide


Manchester International Airport (MAN)

Location

The airport is situated 10 miles (17km) southwest of Manchester city centre.

Getting to the city

There are regular trains between the airport and Manchester Piccadilly railway station, which has connections to destinations throughout the UK. Buses service Manchester city centre as well as other local towns and cities. National Express operates coach services to cities all over the UK. All buses, coaches and trains leave from The Station, the airport's new transport interchange that is connected to all terminals by a covered walkway. Taxis are available outside all terminals.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)161 489 8000.

see full airport guide


Newcastle International Airport (NCL)

Location

The airport is situated six miles (10km) from Newcastle city centre.

Getting to the city

The Metro system connects the airport to Newcastle Central Station, and other parts of the city, leaving every few minutes. Buses also leave regularly for the Eldon Square Bus Concourse.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)871 882 1121.

see full airport guide


Nottingham East Midlands Airport (EMA)

Location

The airport is situated 11 miles (18km) from Derby. It is in easy reach of Nottingham, Leicester and Derby by road and public transport.

Getting to the city

Visitors heading for Nottingham can use the direct Nottingham Skylink bus service, which runs half-hourly around the clock between the airport and Nottingham Railway Station. Taxis are freely available, the fare to Nottingham being £26. Journey time to central Nottingham is about half an hour.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)871 919 9000.

see full airport guide


Norwich International Airport (NWI)

Location

The airport is situated just over three miles (5km) north of the city of Norwich.

Getting to the city

Abellio Greater Anglia and East Midlands Trains run rail services to Norwich city, and the Norwich rail station is located in the city centre, which can be accessed by either taxi or bus. Local buses offer a service from Cromer Road, which is within walking distance of the airport, to the city centre.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)844 748 0112.

see full airport guide


Blackpool International Airport (BLK)

Location

The airport is located three miles (5km) southeast of Blackpool city centre.

Getting to the city

There are various transport options to and from the airport. Car rental companies operate from the airport and there are buses and trams available at the airport entrance. Taxis are available from outside the terminal building and the Squires Gate Railway Station is a five-minute walk from the airport.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)125 334 3434 or 0844 482 7171.

see full airport guide


Southampton International Airport (SOU)

Location

The airport is located in Hampshire, a few miles outside of Southampton,

Getting to the city

The airport is connected to Southampton Central and other parts of England via several train services, including South West Trains and CrossCountry. The journey to Southampton Central takes approximately 8 minutes, while London is 67 minutes away. There are also buses to downtown Southampton, with the U1C running every 15-20 minutes; the journey takes roughly 35-40 minutes.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).

Contacts

+44 (0)23 8062 0021

see full airport guide


Humberside Airport (HUY)

Location

Humberside Airport is located at Kirmington, 12 miles (19km) west of Grimsby and around 15 miles (24km) from both Kingston upon Hull and Scunthorpe.

Getting to the city

The Stagecoach 'Humber Flyer' operates approximately once per hour, Monday to Saturday, between Cleethorpes, Grimsby, Humberside Airport, Barton and Hull. Fares are £3.20 to Grimsby (£5.80 return) and £4.50 to Hull (£6.90 return). Barnetby Train Station is located three miles (4.8km) from the airport, and is served by TransPennine Express and East Midlands Trains.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Kent International Airport (MSE)

Location

Kent International Airport is located at Manston in Kent, England, 13 miles (20km) northeast of Canterbury.

Getting to the city

Stagecoach Bus has regular service between the airport and Ramsgate, Broadstairs and Birchington on buses 38 and 38A. Service number 11 also runs to Canterbury, Wingham, and Westwood Cross Shopping Centre. Trains operated by National Rail and Southeastern Rail can be caught from Ramsgate, the station is best reached by a short taxi ride.

Time

Local time in the United Kingdom is GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME)

Location

Durham Tees Valley Airport is located just east of Darlington, North East England.

Getting to the city

Arriva Bus 12 operates from the airport to Darlington, from there passengers can catch trains to Durham, Newcastle, and York.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Newquay Cornwall Airport (NQY)

Location

The airport is situated four and a half miles (7.5km) northeast of Newquay, on Cornwall's north coast.

Getting to the city

Bus 556 travels between central Newquay and the airport roughly every hour, and authorised airport taxis and rental cars are also available. There are train stations near the airport.

Time

GMT (GMT +1, Apr - Oct)

Contacts

General airport enquiries: +44 01637 860 600.

see full airport guide


Exeter International Airport (EXT)

Location

The airport is situated four miles (6km) east of the city of Exeter.

Getting to the city

Bus Service 56 (56A and 56B), operated by Stagecoach, offers regular connections between the airport and Exeter, although service is reduced on Sundays and Bank Holidays. Authorised airport taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT (GMT +1, Apr - Oct)

Contacts

Airport Customer Service: +44 01392 367 433.

see full airport guide


Birmingham Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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Airports in England

Birmingham Airport (BHX)

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (12km) southeast of Birmingham.

Getting to the city

Buses to the city centre and surrounds can be caught opposite the airport at the Bus and Coach Terminus. Birmingham city centre can also be reached via Birmingham International railway station connected to the airport by a free monorail system called the Air-Rail Link. Trains run from Birmingham International Station to Birmingham New Street Station and vice versa throughout the day but are less frequent in the evenings and on weekends. For onward travel, Birmingham International Station is connected to over 100 towns in and around the UK.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Bristol International Airport (BRS)

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) southwest of Bristol city centre.

Getting to the city

Bristol International Flyer Express buses depart for the city centre (including the train station) around the clock, every eight minutes during peak hours, and every 30 minutes off-peak. It costs around £7 for a one-way ticket. Taxis are also available outside the terminal.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA)

Location

The airport is situated nine miles (14km) northwest of Leeds.

Getting to the city

The bus services run frequently from the airport to Leeds and Bradford city centre bus and rail stations. The bus services link the airport to Leeds City Rail Station, from where connections can be made to all parts of the UK.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)113 250 9696.

see full airport guide


Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL)

Location

The airport is situated seven miles (11km) southeast of Liverpool.

Getting to the city

Airlink buses operate to the city centre and to local rail and bus stations for further travel. Buses leave from the front of the Airport Terminal Building. Liverpool South Parkway is the nearest rail station to the Airport serving the local/regional rail network. Liverpool Lime Street services local, regional and mainland services. Both have bus links with the Airport. Taxis are also available.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


London City Airport (LCY)

Location

The airport is situated at the Royal Docks, 10 miles (16km) from the West End.

Getting to the city

Docklands Light Railway (DLR) departs from London City Airport every 8-15 minutes to Canning Town, Woolwich Arsenal and Bank. There are regular Transport for London buses from the airport to stations throughout London. Nearby National Rail stations are reached via the Jubilee line from Canning Town (a seven-minute DLR journey). Licensed taxis (black cabs) are available outside the terminal building, a taxi to the centre of London will take only 20 to 30 minutes and cost roughly £20. Car rental desks are situated on the ground floor. There are also chauffeur services available from Quay Cars.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)20 7646 0088.

see full airport guide


London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Location

The airport is situated 28 miles (45km) south of London.

Getting to the city

The easiest and quickest way into London from Gatwick is on the Gatwick Express train, which takes 30 minutes to the central Victoria railway station. Local buses call at both terminals and run between Gatwick and key destinations including Crawley, Horley, Redhill and Horsham. Taxis are also available from the airport into town, while coaches take passengers to destinations including Heathrow, central London, Bristol and Brighton (ticket desks are in the North and South Terminals). Car rental companies operate from both terminals.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)870 000 2468.

see full airport guide


London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

Location

The airport is situated 15 miles (24km) west of London.

Getting to the city

The quickest way into London is on the Heathrow Express train, which leaves every 15 minutes for Paddington station, takes 15 minutes, and costs £22 if booked online or at a ticket machine, or £27 on-board. Paddington has good connections to the other London railway stations and all parts of London via the London Underground. Heathrow is also on the Piccadilly underground line, which takes passengers into central London in around 50 minutes. The National Express coach service runs to central London and other towns and cities throughout the UK.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)8700 000 123.

see full airport guide


London Luton Airport (LTN)

Location

The airport is situated 32 miles (52km) northwest of London.

Getting to the city

Trains leave regularly to Kings Cross, Farringdon, City Thameslink, Blackfriars and London Bridge stations. Train journeys to central London take 20-25 minutes with providers such as East Midlands Trains and First Capital Connect. Tickets can be bought from the Onward Travel centre at the airport or online. Luton Airport Parkway Train Station is connected to the terminal by a free shuttle bus service. Easybus, Green Line and National Express buses run daily between the airport and central London. Taxis operate from outside the airport terminal 24-hours a day and car rental is also available.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)1582 405 100.

see full airport guide


London Stansted Airport (STN)

Location

The airport is situated 34 miles (55km) northeast of London.

Getting to the city

The Stansted Express rail service operates between London's Liverpool Street station and the airport, taking approximately 45 minutes. There are also bus and coach services to Victoria Coach Station, Heathrow and Gatwick airports, among other London and national destinations. The bus and coach station is opposite the main terminal entrance. Coach tickets are available from the ticket desk in arrivals and at the station; a ticket to Victoria costs £10.50. Taxis are available outside the terminal building and car rental is also available.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)844 335 1803.

see full airport guide


Manchester International Airport (MAN)

Location

The airport is situated 10 miles (17km) southwest of Manchester city centre.

Getting to the city

There are regular trains between the airport and Manchester Piccadilly railway station, which has connections to destinations throughout the UK. Buses service Manchester city centre as well as other local towns and cities. National Express operates coach services to cities all over the UK. All buses, coaches and trains leave from The Station, the airport's new transport interchange that is connected to all terminals by a covered walkway. Taxis are available outside all terminals.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)161 489 8000.

see full airport guide


Newcastle International Airport (NCL)

Location

The airport is situated six miles (10km) from Newcastle city centre.

Getting to the city

The Metro system connects the airport to Newcastle Central Station, and other parts of the city, leaving every few minutes. Buses also leave regularly for the Eldon Square Bus Concourse.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)871 882 1121.

see full airport guide


Nottingham East Midlands Airport (EMA)

Location

The airport is situated 11 miles (18km) from Derby. It is in easy reach of Nottingham, Leicester and Derby by road and public transport.

Getting to the city

Visitors heading for Nottingham can use the direct Nottingham Skylink bus service, which runs half-hourly around the clock between the airport and Nottingham Railway Station. Taxis are freely available, the fare to Nottingham being £26. Journey time to central Nottingham is about half an hour.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)871 919 9000.

see full airport guide


Norwich International Airport (NWI)

Location

The airport is situated just over three miles (5km) north of the city of Norwich.

Getting to the city

Abellio Greater Anglia and East Midlands Trains run rail services to Norwich city, and the Norwich rail station is located in the city centre, which can be accessed by either taxi or bus. Local buses offer a service from Cromer Road, which is within walking distance of the airport, to the city centre.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)844 748 0112.

see full airport guide


Blackpool International Airport (BLK)

Location

The airport is located three miles (5km) southeast of Blackpool city centre.

Getting to the city

There are various transport options to and from the airport. Car rental companies operate from the airport and there are buses and trams available at the airport entrance. Taxis are available from outside the terminal building and the Squires Gate Railway Station is a five-minute walk from the airport.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +44 (0)125 334 3434 or 0844 482 7171.

see full airport guide


Southampton International Airport (SOU)

Location

The airport is located in Hampshire, a few miles outside of Southampton,

Getting to the city

The airport is connected to Southampton Central and other parts of England via several train services, including South West Trains and CrossCountry. The journey to Southampton Central takes approximately 8 minutes, while London is 67 minutes away. There are also buses to downtown Southampton, with the U1C running every 15-20 minutes; the journey takes roughly 35-40 minutes.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).

Contacts

+44 (0)23 8062 0021

see full airport guide


Humberside Airport (HUY)

Location

Humberside Airport is located at Kirmington, 12 miles (19km) west of Grimsby and around 15 miles (24km) from both Kingston upon Hull and Scunthorpe.

Getting to the city

The Stagecoach 'Humber Flyer' operates approximately once per hour, Monday to Saturday, between Cleethorpes, Grimsby, Humberside Airport, Barton and Hull. Fares are £3.20 to Grimsby (£5.80 return) and £4.50 to Hull (£6.90 return). Barnetby Train Station is located three miles (4.8km) from the airport, and is served by TransPennine Express and East Midlands Trains.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Kent International Airport (MSE)

Location

Kent International Airport is located at Manston in Kent, England, 13 miles (20km) northeast of Canterbury.

Getting to the city

Stagecoach Bus has regular service between the airport and Ramsgate, Broadstairs and Birchington on buses 38 and 38A. Service number 11 also runs to Canterbury, Wingham, and Westwood Cross Shopping Centre. Trains operated by National Rail and Southeastern Rail can be caught from Ramsgate, the station is best reached by a short taxi ride.

Time

Local time in the United Kingdom is GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME)

Location

Durham Tees Valley Airport is located just east of Darlington, North East England.

Getting to the city

Arriva Bus 12 operates from the airport to Darlington, from there passengers can catch trains to Durham, Newcastle, and York.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Newquay Cornwall Airport (NQY)

Location

The airport is situated four and a half miles (7.5km) northeast of Newquay, on Cornwall's north coast.

Getting to the city

Bus 556 travels between central Newquay and the airport roughly every hour, and authorised airport taxis and rental cars are also available. There are train stations near the airport.

Time

GMT (GMT +1, Apr - Oct)

Contacts

General airport enquiries: +44 01637 860 600.

see full airport guide


Exeter International Airport (EXT)

Location

The airport is situated four miles (6km) east of the city of Exeter.

Getting to the city

Bus Service 56 (56A and 56B), operated by Stagecoach, offers regular connections between the airport and Exeter, although service is reduced on Sundays and Bank Holidays. Authorised airport taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT (GMT +1, Apr - Oct)

Contacts

Airport Customer Service: +44 01392 367 433.

see full airport guide


Birmingham Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.