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Getting to

COMO The Halkin

 By Air

London can be accessed from most European cities by air in an average of two hours or less. Travellers from North America can expect a flight time of approximately 6 hours 30 mins from New York (JFK). From Los Angeles (LAX) and the West Coast, flight times are approximately 10 hours. Toronto (YTO) to London is approximately 7 hours 35 minutes, whilst flight times from Vancouver (YVR) are just over 9 hours. Tokyo (NRT) to London takes approximately 11 hours, whilst Beijing (PEK) to London takes approximately 9 hours.

There are five airports serving London: Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and London City.

Private Aviation

There is a heliport at Battersea and it is possible to charter a helicopter to and from all viable destinations. Details can be found at www.batterseahelicopter.com.

The civil airport at Biggin Hill (www.bigginhillairport.com) just twelve miles from the centre of London, is a popular landing point for private aircraft.

Farnborough Airport (www.farnboroughairport.co.uk) offers an efficient business service with easy access to London. The airport is 45 minutes by train from Waterloo.

 Airport Transfer

Our concierge can arrange for London airport transfers, as well as car hire and private drivers for the duration of your stay. We are also happy to arrange for further air travel or train journeys.

Please contact the hotel if we can help ease the way. For more information, email concierge.thehalkin@comohotels.com.

 By Train

Eurostar (www.eurostar.com) is a great way to travel to Central London from Europe. There are direct services from Paris and Brussels, arriving at St Pancras International. Travel from London to Paris takes 2 hours 15 minutes. Tickets start at £69 per person from Paris, with best available fares booked in advance.

London is the centre of the UK’s rail network. There are 10 major mainline stations in the capital, including Waterloo, Paddington, King’s Cross and Victoria. Rail services are provided by a number of private companies, but details for all lines can be found at www.nationalrail.com.

Train tickets can also be bought online at www.thetrainline.com, or from stations on the day of travel.