Travel and Accomodation


Getting to London

By air…

London boasts five international airports (Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, London-Luton and London City) and significant national and international rail links.

Please note: none of the above airports are near the city centre, please pay attention to the travel times given on the linked sites and be aware that while it is possible to get a taxi from any of the airports into the centre of the city are likely to be expensive.

By train…

London is connected to national and international rail networks with regular services running across the country and to the continent.

Information on national rail services can be found at the National Rail website.

For service and booking information for international rail travel see the Eurostar website.

Getting to the conference

The conference will be held at King’s College London, Strand Campus. The campus is location fifteen minutes walk from Waterloo Station, ten minutes walk from Embankment tube station (District, Circle and Bakerloo lines) and five minutes walk from the Temple tube station (District and Circle lines).

Maps and information on local transport near the Strand Campus is available on the King’s College website

Getting about in London

Information about travel within London, including route finders, is available on the Transport for London website


London is a popular tourist location and as a result there are many hotels and hostel to chose from. The list below gives you an idea of some of the options available in the area surrounding the conference location although it is not intended as an endorsement of these over others in the region.

The following lists may also be useful:

Visit London is the official tourist web site for London and includes information on the city, attractions, travel, accommodation and local news.