Location

The hotel is 5 minutes walk from King’s Cross station (national rail and tube). From the station go east into Grays Inn Road , Swinton Street is the 4 th road on the left. The Swinton Hotel is towards the bottom of the street on the left hand side.

Instructions on how to get us from all the main local airports can be found below.

...from Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is situated 16miles (25 kilometres) west of Central London. There are rail, tube (London Underground Services) and bus services from Heathrow into Central London .

By Rail

The quickest option is to take the “Heathrow Express”; a non stop over ground train service to Paddington. A train departs every 15 minutes and journey time is approx 15 minutes. The first train leaves Heathrow just after 5:00am and the last train leaves just after 12:00am .

Fares:
Express Class: Single GBP13.00 Return GBP25.00
First Class: Single GBP22.00 Return GBP43.00

For more information & tickets call +44 (0) 845 600 1515 or visit www.heathrowexpress.co.uk

By Underground

Heathrow Airport is on the Piccadilly Line, one station for Terminal 1, 2 & 3 and another one for Terminal 4. Average journey time to Central London is approx 45-50 minutes. Tubes run every 5 minutes at peak times and every 9 minutes at off peak times and weekends.

Fares:
Single ticket zones 1-6 GBP 3.80
1 day Travel Card zones 1-6 GBP 6.00
Travel card allows unlimited travel within the travel zone you selected.

For more information & tickets call +44 (0) 20 7222 1234 or visit www.tube.tfl.gov.uk

By Bus

Most coach and bus services operate from Heathrow’s central bus station, signposted from all terminals and located next to the London Underground station for Terminals 1,2 & 3. There are various bus companies that run from London Heathrow to London Victoria Coach Station ( London ‘s Central Bus Station). The Airbus A2 service calls at many west/central London Locations before terminating at London Victoria Coach Station.

Fares:
Adult Single GBP10.00 Return GBP 15.00

For more information & tickets call +44 (0) 8705 757 747 or visit www.gobycoach.com

...from Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is situated 28miles (45 kilometres) south of London . There are rail and bus services from Gatwick into Central London . There are 2 terminals at Gatwick Airport “North” & “South”.

By Train

Gatwick Express train service runs every 15 minutes. The journey to London Victoria takes 30minutes. Access to Gatwick Train Station is easy from both North & South terminals. Follow the signs on arrival.

Fares:
Express Class: Single GBP12.00 Return GBP23.50
First Class: Single GBP19.00 Return GBP38.00

For more information & tickets call +44 (0) 8705 301 530 or visit www.gatwickexpress.co.uk

Thameslink train Service

There are up to 4 trains every hour for Gatwick airport to King’s Cross Thameslink Station, journey time approximately 30/45 minutes.

For more information & tickets call +44 (0) 8457 484 950 or visit www.thameslink.co.uk

...from Stansted Airport

Stansted Airport is situated almost 50miles (78 kilometres) north of London. There are train and bus services from Stansted Airport .

By Train

Stansted Express runs every 15 minutes weekdays and every 30 minutes early morning, evening weekdays and weekends. The journey time is approx 35 minutes to Tottenham Hale Station (from there underground service Victoria Line to King’s Cross Station, journey time approx 10 minutes) and 45 minutes to Liverpool St Station. From London Stansted the first service begins at 6:00am every day and the last train departs 23:59pm .

Fares:
Express Class: Single GBP14.50 Return GBP24.00
Business Class: Single GBP22.00 Return GBP38.60

For more information & tickets call +44 (0) 8450 000 210 or visit www.stanstedexpress.co.uk

...from City Airport

London City Airport is located only 5miles from the centre of London .

A shuttle bus service from the airport to Canning Town connects passengers with the Jubilee underground line.

Alternatively taxis are available outside the arrivals hall.

...from Luton Airport

Thameslink takes you between Luton Airport Parkway train station to Kings Cross ( London St Pancras station) and in as little as 35 minutes. From the airport terminal you catch the FREE frequent shuttle bus, which takes you direct to the train station in around ten minutes. For more information go to www.thameslink.co.uk

...traveling around London

London Transport System comprises an extensive underground system and a bus network. London Transport System works on a “zone system”, the more zones you travel through the more expensive the ticket. A variety of Travelcards are available which allows unlimited travel on tubes, trains and buses. They are available by the day(s), week or weekends for different zones.

Example fares
Zone 1 Single ticket GBP2.00
Zones 1-2 Single ticket GBP2.30
Zones 1-6 Single ticket GBP3.80

For more information & tickets visit www.tube.tfl.gov.uk